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BoardPaq Named to the Inc. 5000 for the Second Year in a Row

By Dustin McKissen, August 14, 2018

BoardPaq is proud to announce its inclusion on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list for the second year in a row...

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Board Portal Best Practices: Developing and Implementing a Strategic Plan

By Dustin McKissen, July 08, 2018

Your organization has a strategy, whether your board of directors knows it or not...

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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: Governance

By Dustin McKissen, April 12, 2018

Effective governance is the core responsibility of any board of directors...

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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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Board Portal Best Practices: How to Avoid a Conflict of Interest

By Dustin McKissen, January 19, 2018

A conflict of interest can devastate your board of directors and your entire organization...

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Handling Conflicts of Interest

By BoardPaq, January 12, 2018

Conflicts of Interest - Summary Q&A...

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Board Portal Best Practices: Three Ways to Improve Your Minutes

By Dustin McKissen, December 13, 2017

The minutes from your board meetings are an important record of the decisions your directors make. Meeting minutes are also a great resource ...

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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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BoardPaq is Proud to Announce its Inclusion on the Inc. 5000

By BoardPaq, August 24, 2017

BoardPaq, the board portal of choice for more than 1,000 organizations, is proud to announce its inclusion on the prestigious Inc. 5000, coming in at #1131 on the publication’s list...

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There is No “I” in Team: Why a Board of Directors Still Matters

By Dustin McKissen, August 09, 2017

The lone hero saving the day makes a pretty good story....

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I Must be Crazy. I Actually Enjoy Working With a Board of Directors.

By Dustin McKissen, May 19, 2017

Without a doubt, working with a board of directors comes with challenges...

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The Number One Thing Regulators Wish All Nonprofits Would Do Better

By Dustin McKissen, March 16, 2017

In a recent article for The Nonprofit Times, attorneys Tracy L. Boak and Karen I. Wu shared the five things regulators (including the IRS and state officials) believe nonprofits need to improve...

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Succession Planning Made Easier with a Board Portal

By Dustin McKissen, January 16, 2017

The start of a new year is a time to make resolutions...

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It’s Almost 2017, and Here’s What Your Organization Needs to Do—and Not Do—in the Coming Year

By Dustin McKissen, November 08, 2016

2016 is almost over, and it’s not too soon to start thinking about what your organization needs to accomplish in 2017...

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Is Your Nonprofit Facing a Crisis? Check the Instant Replay.

By Dustin McKissen, January 05, 2016

I’ve worked with boards of directors for most of my career, and a couple of board interactions are particularly memorable...

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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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How Staff Can Use a Board Portal to be More Strategic With Their Time

By Dustin McKissen, November 17, 2015

When I was a little kid, I wanted to be Robin (as in, a sidekick to Batman). Most people don’t dream of being a sidekick...

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