Two recent articles by Stephen Donshik have crystallized why board members need to stay objective…Even with the best of intentions, losing objectivity weakens the board’s ability to accomplish its primary task of governance.
Fundraising is done at every level of the organization. Every employee that interacts with a donor can impact the constituent’s relationship with the charity. To highlight this point I would like to share a short story that happened to me just a few days ago. I think it illustrates how even small gestures can have large (and negative) consequences.