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Independent Sector’s Principles for Good Governance -- Hopefully, you've read (or at least heard about) Independent Sector's updated "Principles for Good Governance and Ethical Practice." If not, or if you're simply in need of a good primer for sharing with your board, Gene provides a great foundation in this post. You'll see a link to an overview from Independent Sector.
Why nonprofit governance is different than for-profit governance -- Another post shared on LinkedIn, this one provides two benefits. It explains key differences between nonprofit and corporate governance. It also offers a nice little encapsulation of what makes our work unique. Oh, and the reference to one of my favorite works by the marvelous Lucy Marcus (Grounding and Stargazing!) was a nice little embedded treat.
Nonprofit radio: Board calendars -- This post includes two items of note on a topic boards should be considering: a link to a post that Gene co-authored with Michele Berger and a web link to the iTunes version of a recent episode of Nonprofit Radio where Gene discussed it. Look for episode 228 and listen to Gene's conversation with host Tony.