Category Archives: Board Development

Guest Blog from Ron’s Associate Kelly Martin

Ron invited me to Facilitate a Board Retreat for the YWCA Family Cooperative Preschool.  It was my first time soloing for Ron Milam Consulting as well as my first time facilitating for a group with which I had no personal … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Dealing with People Who Dominate Your Meetings

At some point, you have participated in a meeting where one person clearly dominates the discussion. That person may have even been you. While folks who tend to dominate meetings are usually smart and passionate, their domination often negatively impacts … Continue reading

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Leadership Development

The foundation of my work comes from the five years I served as founding Executive Director of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition. There’s one major theme that has emerged from both my work at the LACBC and my consulting … Continue reading

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Book Review: Retreats that Work

I love facilitating retreats. I also enjoy building my own capacity to effectively facilitate retreats. I’m about halfway through reading a comprehensive book on facilitating retreats: Retreats That Work: Everything You Need to Know About Planning and Leading Great Offsites, … Continue reading

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Board Development

The Board of Directors plays a critical leadership role for any nonprofit organization.  General responsibilities of Board members include: Strategic planning – deciding mission, vision, goals etc Selecting, supporting and evaluating the Executive Director Financial oversight and fundraising

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Liberty Hill’s Leadership Institute

For the second year in a row, I served as the lead trainer and coach for the Liberty Hill Foundation’s Wally Marks Leadership Institute Board Development Track. I led a two-day Board Development training focusing on how to engage a … Continue reading

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#NPLA: Nonprofits in LA Twitter Hashtag

Are you interested in nonprofit related issues in Los Angeles? Are you also on Twitter? Then I have something for you: #NPLA. That stands for Nonprofit Los Angeles! I created the #NPLA hashtag as a place for folks within the … Continue reading

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