Friday, December 27, 2019

Discovering Ben Underwood

January 26, 1992 — January 19, 2009

A very special young man, Ben had a gift for finding life's possibilities—specifically, seeing without eyes. The short video below tells it all. To learn more about Ben, you can also check out his mother's book . . .

Friday, December 13, 2019

Excellent Nonprofit Board Guidance

John E. Creeden, author of the NAIS (National Association of Independent Schools) The Board Chair Handbook, wrote this excellent article, "Boardroom: Cultivating a Positive Board Culture." There is so much good information.

The author captures the essence of his piece in this opening sentence: “A negative board culture can introduce toxicity, where the self-interest of a few board members prevails, influential people yield imbalanced power over others, and only a few positive rituals bring people together.”