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What is a Mission Statement?

What is a mission statement? It is the stated goal for the organization. The mission statement answers the who, what, when, where, why, and the how very briefly. An effective mission statement is usually not more than two sentences long. Things outlined in the mission statement are typically the things that set the foundation for the values and formulate the strategic objectives for the organization.

Building a Board from Scratch

Building a board from scratch

Selecting your very first board is a crucial task, and should be approached with much consideration and thoughtfulness. If I’ve said it once, I’ve said this several times: the board’s first responsibility is to carry out the mission of the organization. Look at it this way, the success of the organization is in the hands of the members of the board.

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