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Do you need the matrix?

A board matrix is a tool that methodically attempts to first inventory the needs of an organization at board level, then the alignment between these needs and both current and potential board members.

Placemaking: It’s About Addressing the Disconnect

This week continues our conversation on creative placemaking where we asked our Creative Community Fellows…

Governance in the 21st Century

Editor’s note: As part of our blog event for The Summit at Sundance, we have…

Salzburg Global Forum: Some Final Thoughts

We introduced Field Notes as a means of amplifying meaningful conversation. Over the last couple…

How does an organization establish a clear identity while serving multiple communities?

Jessica Robinson Love, Senior Director at Arabella Advisor, talks about the challenges of serving diverse communities.

Guthrie Theater’s debt to women and diversity

Do nonprofit cultural organizations have a particular responsibility to reach into and represent all parts of the community?  Does the benefit of nonprofit status require us to take more risks than commercial theatre?

How do cultural institutions become innovative organizations?

Jeff DeGraff is professor of management and organizations at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, University of Michigan and a member of The Chief Executive Program’s New Nature of Competition faculty. In this clip he talks about the importance of diversity in innovation

Generations: The Challenge of a Lifetime for Your Nonprofit

Sustainable performing arts organizations understand their audiences.  Sustainable museums understand their visitors. Audiences and visitors…

Connective Leadership: Managing in a Changing World

The environment shared by for-profits and nonprofits has remarkable similarities: a global economy afflicted with…

How does a leader effect change in her organization?

Kate Lorenz, Executive Director of Hyde Park Art Center, discusses some of the challenges of leading change in an organization, from negotiating the diverse interests of stakeholders to being deliberate about prioritizing which changes to pursue.