2019 Leadership Conference | FOCUS: Leading with Purpose

Jenn Dodd


  • 2019 Leadership Conference
    May 22, 2019
    8:00 am - 2:15 pm

LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE HAS SOLD OUT!! Thank you for your interest in attending the 2019 Leadership Conference. Online registration is closed because the Conference is sold out. You are welcome to add your name to our waiting list by e-mailing us at info@nlctb.org. If a seat becomes available, we will contact members of the waiting list in Read More

Beware the “Culture of Nice”

Guest Post by Kathy McDonald, NLC trainer News, Stories

It was important to Melissa* that she create an inclusive culture where all voices were heard. Yet, as a chronic conflict avoider, she was unwittingly building a “culture of nice,” where getting along was valued over getting things done. (*Names have been changed to protect identities.) Neither extreme is helpful.  But Melissa failed to see how her culture of nice …

#GivingTuesday: Be the Ripple for Change

Andrew Rametta, Fellow in Fund Development News

#GivingTuesday: Be the Ripple for Change   “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” -Mother Teresa#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.   How?  That’s up to you! You can …

5 Alternatives to Starting a Nonprofit Organization

Lorraine Faithful, Operations Manager News, Stories

Creating a nonprofit organization is the same as creating a business, so you need to approach this decision with some serious thought and planning – and funding as well. If, after you decide that starting a nonprofit is a larger project than you are ready or able to tackle, but you still have the passion to do something constructive in …

Don’t Bury the Lead

Republished post by NLC trainer Sara Leonard Stories

I watched as several nonprofits were interviewed on TV recently. As I often do, I passionately expressed my frustration. This is also known as yelling at a TV that can’t hear me (at least that’s what my husband calls it). Why, you ask? I’ll explain. A reporter started with the question, “what does your organization do?” There it is: the …

The One Skill All Leaders Should Work On

Guest post by Scott Edinger News, Stories

Republished with permission   If I had to pick one skill for the majority of leaders I work with to improve, it would be assertiveness. Not because being assertive is such a wonderful trait in and of itself. Rather, because of its power to magnify so many other leadership strengths. Assertiveness gets a bad rap when people equate it with being …

Using For-Profit Language to Think Differently About Nonprofits

Guest post by Patricia Q. Connolly, BoardSource News, Stories

Republished with the permission of BoardSource, the recognized leader in nonprofit board leadership. Nonprofits face many challenges today that are unique to the sector, with fundraising being one that immediately comes to mind. But nonprofit organizations are not necessarily as different from their for-profit counterparts as one might think; both require strong governance and oversight to accomplish their goals. They also …

Announcing the Best Practices Summit: Building the NEW Board Governance Toolkit

Jen Dodd, Director of Education & Communications News, Stories

  Team NLC is thrilled to announce that registration is NOW OPEN for our 2018 Board & Senior leadership Conference on November 8th. This year we’re bringing in not one but two BoardSource experts for a Best Practices Summit: Building the NEW Board Governance Toolkit. And we’re pleased to host this event in a new venue: the USF St. Petersburg …

2018 Board & Senior Leadership Conference | Best Practices Summit: Building the NEW Board Governance Toolkit

Jenn Dodd


  • 2018 Board & Senior Leadership Conference
    November 8, 2018
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Presented by    Join us on November 8th for the Board & Senior Leadership Conference  at USF St. Petersburg with Chuck Loring & Vernetta Walker!   Best Practices Summit: Building the NEW Board Governance Toolkit November 8th | 8 am-5 pm | USF St. Petersburg   CONFERENCE AGENDA November 8, 2018 USFSP Student Center, 200 6th Ave S, Read More