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The Leadership Voice Season 3 with Dan McQuaid

CSUF's Center for Leadership features the leadership challenges faced by CEOs of not for profits. Our guests are Dan McQuaid, CEO of OneOC and Maricela Rios, CEO of Human Options – two purpose driven organizations that are making a difference in lives! ...

Nov 14, 2018

Art of Building a Nonprofit Board of Directors

According to Taproot Foundation, around 87% of human resources professionals and 92% of marketing professionals are interested in serving on a nonprofit board of directors.  This may sound like great ...

May 14, 2014

How to Increase Your Board's Effectiveness

What does an effective board look like?While oversight is fundamental to the sustainability of a nonprofit, it is simply not enough.A board's performance is closely tied to overall organizational gro ...

Mar 12, 2014

Need trained board members?

OneOC is unveiling the "not new, yet definitely improved" Board Connection program!Does your nonprofit need trained board members?If your nonprofit is either a OneOC Accelerated or Premium Member (hi ...

Jan 16, 2014

What is Succession Planning, and Why Is It Important?

By Janine McDonaldIn a nutshell, succession planning is about having the right number of people with the right skills, experiences and competencies in the right jobs at the right time.Nonprofit board ...

Jan 15, 2014

More committee work yields more success

The glittering ball fell at midnight and, once again, I made a pact with myself, though nothing particularly new.Work out more consistently. Don't rush bedtime with my son.And, at work, I decided to ...

Jan 14, 2014

Community 2.0 is about action

By Julie HoldawayDoing something – physically making a difference – is one of the first steps to building community. At a holiday party last week, I was invited by the Merage Jewish Community Center’ ...

Dec 10, 2013

Short-term goals, long view

By Julie HoldawayPublished in the Orange County Register on October 14, 2013It wasn't so long ago when the five-year plan was requisite.Nowadays, looking so far into the future increasingly is a fict ...

Oct 15, 2013

Want real commitment? Get it in writing

By Julie HoldawayPublished in the Orange County Register on May 13, 2013Signing on the dotted line is a powerful tool for nonprofits, something they should require of board members.For two months I'v ...

May 13, 2013

Assessments: Stop, Reflect Listen

Think you already know what ails your organization?What’s telling you? Your gut?Well, that’s one way to get a read on your nonprofit, but performing an assessment is a far more useful and accurate wa ...

Feb 20, 2013

My Favorite Four-Letter Words

By: James M. Greenfield, ACFRE, FAHPOneOC Consultant Advisory Group memberEveryone has a favorite word or expression they use often.  What are your favorite words to use for fundraising?  I have sev ...

Oct 8, 2012

Everyone has something to give

By: James M. Greenfield, ACFRE, FAHPOneOC Consultant Advisory Group memberThe very instant someone mentions a charity, a nonprofit or philanthropy we assume it’s about money.  Just another cause look ...

Aug 23, 2012

Moving Leadership Lower into the Organization

When speaking with executive directors of non-profit organizations, I often hear, “I wish my senior managers would demonstrate more leadership!”  When I ask what is being done to encourage leadership ...

May 7, 2012

How Effective Are Your Meetings?

Are you happy with the effectiveness of your meetings? If you are like most leaders, your meetings have room for improvement!Here are a few tips to consider implementing:1. Identify the purpose of th ...

Feb 15, 2012
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