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21 Updated Best Practices for Boards

Best practices aren’t static. They shift, evolve, bend, flex and stretch. What was essential a decade ago is outdated now and what wasn’t even a concern for the last generation is absolutely imperative for this one. 831 more words

Investor Relations

Making female board participation make sense (with dollars and cents)

Rob Swystun, Pristine Advisers

This blog has spoken before about how women can get a seat on a board, but this is the why more women should sit on company boards. 975 more words

Board Of Directors

Help Your Board Help You Raise Money

Have you ever heard a board member say “I want to help, but I don’t know how,” or, “I feel weird asking my friends for money”?   690 more words

Fundraising

Founder succession: the good, the bad and the ugly

Rob Swystun, Pristine Advisers

It’s one thing to fire a CEO or depose a board chairperson who doesn’t have a lot of history with a company, but what about sacking the founder? 1,282 more words

Board Of Directors

If we could only get our Board to…

If we could only get our Board to… fill in the blank: help fund raise, read their emails, make connections, etc.

Phrases like these are expressed by non-profit executives and development professionals in organizations large and small, emerging and established and in every sector of the philanthropic community. 432 more words

Fundraising

Shareholders call for more access to directors

Rob Swystun, Pristine Advisers

Company directors have long shunned interaction with shareholders, but those same shareholders are trying to change that.

It’s not that directors are being antisocial jerks. 887 more words

Investor Relations