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Board Portal Best Practices: Fundraising & Your Board of Directors

By Dustin McKissen, May 07, 2018

Fundraising is essential to the success of nearly every 501(c)3...

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Board Portal Best Practices: Term Limits

By Dustin McKissen, March 02, 2018

For your organization to thrive, your board of directors needs a consistent infusion of fresh ideas and new perspectives...

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Term Limits within your Board of Directors

By BoardPaq, February 24, 2018

Have you ever served on a board of directors that never seemed to change?...

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Board Portal Best Practices: Increasing Engagement on Your Board of Directors

By Dustin McKissen, November 05, 2017

An engaged board is an effective board, and an effective board is a requirement if your organization is going to meet the goals it set forth in your strategic plan...

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7 Strategies to Create an Engaged Board

By BoardPaq, October 23, 2017

Advice on keeping board members engaged whether they have just joined or have been involved for a long time...

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BoardPaq earns two collaboration software awards from FinancesOnline

By BoardPaq, August 17, 2017

BoardPaq was elevated in FinancesOnline’s elite rankings and is now among its top 10 collaboration software solutions...

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Want an Innovative Association? Start with Your Board Portal.

By Dustin McKissen, February 02, 2017

For most of my career I’ve worked for or around trade associations and professional societies. And during that time...

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How a Board Portal Makes Your Organization More Efficient

By Dustin McKissen, November 21, 2016

If you took Economics 101, you’ll probably remember two things your professor taught you...

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Creating a Culture of Innovation, Starting with Your School Board

By Dustin McKissen, October 14, 2016

Innovation is important to businesses, who won’t remain competitive unless they evolve, adapt, and consistently work on creating new and better products and services...

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Want More Engaged School Board Members? Make it Easy on Them by Using a Board Portal.

By Dustin McKissen, October 04, 2016

What is a typical day like for a typical school board member...

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The iPhone and the “Board Meetings” In Between Board Meetings

By Dustin McKissen, September 22, 2016

There are two types of boards...

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3 Ways to Build a Strong Board/Staff Relationship (One Way? Use a Board Portal.)

By Dustin McKissen, September 09, 2016

Serving on a board of directors is not easy. It’s a test of your leadership, patience, and resolve...

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Innovation and Efficiency with the Board Portal of Choice for Local Government

By Dustin McKissen, August 11, 2016

Huntingburg, Indiana, is exactly where you want to live. The small city of slightly more than 6,000...

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Start Re-engaging Your Board by Using Better Technology (Including a Board Portal)

By Dustin McKissen, December 22, 2015

A Board of Directors exists to do a few things, including provide accountability to an organization, bring outside leadership and experience, and help develop and implement a strategic plan...

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How a Board Portal Can Help Create a More Engaged Board

By Dustin McKissen, December 15, 2015

Anyone who has worked for a board of directors knows the signs of a disengaged board member. Their attendance starts to wane until he or she is practically a guaranteed no-show...

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The Soul Crushing Experience of Working with a Disengaged Board

By Dustin McKissen, December 08, 2015

My first experience working for a Board of Directors occurred when I joined a dynamic, vibrant, and growing trade association...

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Fundraising: How to Help Your Directors get Better at Something they Hate

By Dustin McKissen, November 30, 2015

Passion for the cause. Giving back. Sharing expertise. Being recognized as a leader. People join boards for a variety of reasons...

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Three Ways Your Board Can Be Your Secret Fundraising Weapon

By Dustin McKissen, October 21, 2015

It's calendar year-end for nonprofits, and that means it's "do or die" time to raise the money needed to meet your yearly budget...

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