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The Takeaway: The Decisions Matrix

POSTED ON July 27, 2017

  By Anne Jin Soo Preston When I was serving on the board for Springboard for the Arts, the organization experienced exponential growth in budget and staff and, as a result, a significant increase in financial and governing oversight for the board. There was a lot of confusion between what the board should weigh in […]

How do we ask a community what it needs? By recognizing our individual assumptions and biases as well as letting go of what we think are the answers. We need to bring ourselves and our… Respect for each individual’s experience Recognition of strengths and assets Empathy for struggles and triumphs Awareness of differing power dynamics […]

What Makes a Great Board Member? One who sees the life of the organization within the life of the community. Great board members seek to answer these questions… What are the needs of the community? Which of these needs is our mission best positioned to address? What is the change that we imagine creating? What […]

A-MUSE Bouche – Passion

POSTED ON September 24, 2015

Can one individual’s passion change the world? Only if you invite others to engage, harmonizing multiple passions into a way forward. Here’s our recipe: Understand your own passion Seek out different insights Forge connections Invite co-ownership Create and lead together Share your own recipe with us on Twitter (#CICamusebouche) or on Facebook. A-MUSE Bouche is the […]

The Fundraising Nightmare

POSTED ON March 5, 2015

The fundraising nightmare goes something like this: I pick up my phone and call a friend to ask her if she would like to meet with me. When she asks… “what do you want to meet about?” I get nervous and don’t know what to say… I stall trying to come up with the right […]