69794First published in 2005, this collection of CompassPoint online newsletter articles became instantly popular with busy board members of nonprofits. Now updated with new essays that are short enough to read over a cup of coffee, readers will find essential insights on board responsibilities, executive directors, fundraising, finance, and more.

New topics include:
Eleven ways to get a new executive director off to a good start
A board members guide to nonprofit insurance
How to take a public stand
Working boards versus governing boards
The right way to resign from the board
The best way to raise money
Meaningful board-staff acts of appreciation
What boards need to know about copyrights