Kate’s Blog

Strategic Priorities Guide Strategic Recruiting

Strategic board recruiting is more than inviting folks to join the board. Impactful board development is possible when you align your board recruiting plan to your strategic priorities. Building a well functioning board is a key board responsibility, but often a challenge. Alignment of recruiting strategic with strategic priorities can help! But this requires that […]

The Nonprofit Governance Guidebook is Here!!

Organizations want to support board development but aren’t sure where to begin. I often have conversations where groups need support to bridge the gap between nonprofit best practice and daily reality. Too often time, budget or another constraints limit our ability to partner to address the need. So I’ve been working over the last few […]

New Year Strategic Priority Check Up

Welcome to 2018!! As I spend my first day of 2018 setting my own strategic intentions for the year ahead, I wanted to pause to offer a strategy check up and offer thoughts on making the most of the new year. Strategic Priority Check Up Does your organization have a current set of strategic priorities […]

Connecting Intention and Action

Over the last few weeks it has been inspiring to see all the action taken around the globe in response to community need. Clear intention in action. In crisis clear needs triggers specific action. It might be the need for food and water. Simple connected action – provide food and water. It might be unsafe […]

Strategic Board Governance

Please plan to join Kate on Wednesday May 17th at 9:30-11am (Mountain) via webinar Kate will share “Strategic Board Governance: How to Align Board Development to Your Strategic Priorities” during an engaging 90 minute webinar in partnership with the Colorado Nonprofit Association. The event is FREE for CNA members!  The conversation will explore strengthening your board […]

Learn, Leverage, Lead

Sit back and think about your last board meeting. Maybe you can remember the agenda items, perhaps you explored a significant issue facing your organization, and possibly you discussed a pressing question for your nonprofit. Was the meeting engaging for those in the room? Was it well attended? Did each board member feel prepared for […]

Food for Thought

December is a time to celebrate and reflect. This great article from Nonprofit Quarterly poses important questions for all nonprofit boards to consider.

Bringing Your Strategic Plan to Life

A summary of my talk at the Colorado Nonprofit Association fall conference.