Category: Leadership

January 4, 2018 Kathy Edersheim No comments exist

In the never-ending quest to engage alumni (and friends), there seems to be growing interest in affinity or shared interest groups. Considering that, how do you go about forming a successful, sustainable group that has impact? Check out the story of the Yale Alumni Non-profit Alliance at: Case Study

June 2, 2017 Kathy Edersheim

Alumni organizations thrive and survive on “meetings” of all types whether leadership training, board meetings, planning meetings or something else (even social events often have a meeting component.) Each time alumni get together in one of these meetings, it is an opportunity to provide a positive experience and to strengthen the connection to the institution…

May 25, 2017 Kathy Edersheim

Every organization looks for talented, capable and prepared leadership. After spending a lot of time on searching and even training, how do we prepare new board members or trustees? The guidelines offered by the UK Charity Commission in their May Newsletter are applicable to volunteer and professional organizations. Providing this kind of preparation should be…