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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: 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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Strategic Management in Your Organization Starts with Your Directors (and is Helped by a Board Portal)

By Dustin McKissen, September 26, 2017

When the leaders of your organization sit down to talk strategy, where does that discussion usually begin?...

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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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Why a Diverse Board of Directors is a Better Board of Directors

By Dustin McKissen, June 12, 2017

Imagine the scenario: A board of directors talks about attracting new customers...

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3 Tips for Running a More Profitable Association Management Company (Tip 3: Use a Board Portal)

By Dustin McKissen, March 02, 2017

Working for an association management company (AMC) is an odd way to make a living...

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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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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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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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What’s Your School Board’s Next Strategic Challenge?

By Dustin McKissen, October 07, 2016

Everyone knows that school boards face big challenges...

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The First Board Portal That Gives Your District a Collaborative SWOT Analysis Tool

By Dustin McKissen, July 27, 2016

Collaboration is essential to your school board to create the best possible learning community...

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Board Portals, Strategic Planning, and High Performing Boards

By Dustin McKissen, January 26, 2016

One of the most discussed concepts in governance over the last few years has been the notion of a “high-performing board”...

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One Weird Reason Your Nonprofit Needs a Strategic Plan

By Dustin McKissen, January 19, 2016

You are the CEO or Executive Director of a nonprofit. You recently elected new board members, and have scheduled a meeting with an incoming director...

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