No wonder we often feel that we’re experiencing information overload: A 2011 study found that each of us is bombarded by the equivalent of 174 newspapers’ worth of information a day. How do you cut through the noise and rise above the sheer volume of information to reach the supporters you need for your lifesaving work?
When you hear the words “board of directors,” do you feel stressed out? Frustrated?
If so, you may have something in common with your board members.
In a recent Stanford University survey, over a quarter (27 percent) of nonprofit board members said they do not believe that their colleagues have a strong understanding of the mission and strategy of their organization, and over half feel that their fellow board members lack a full understanding of their own roles and responsibilities.