Are your poor communication skills leaving your BOD in the dark?

Listen in as I interview governance expert Gianfranco Farruggia on the topic of Critical Mistake #8: Executive Directors inadvertently leave the board feeling left in the dark because of poor communication skills.

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gianGianfranco Farruggia, a professor of nonprofit management at the School of Business and Nonprofit Management at North Park University in Chicago started off his career by launching and managing a human care organization in Chicago more than 30 years ago. He’s been part of the creative process in launching another half-dozen organizations dealing with employment, job training, justice issues, and faith-based services around the Chicagoland area and is actively involved in consulting for various organizations in the areas of administration, governance, strategic planning and evaluation. He is also an active board member of a number local nonprofit organizations.
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Questions he answers: 
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1. What does “poor communication skills” look like “in the trenches” of nonprofit organizations?
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2. What role does “telling stories” have in the context of the board room?
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3. How do you balance emotionally engaging your board with administrative reporting?
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4. What is the best way to break “negative” news to the board?
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5. What resources are available to an ED who wants to improve his/her communication skills?
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