Leadership Nugget: Characteristics of a Nonprofit in Strategic Alignment

By Dennis C Miller

Today, more than ever before, the chief executive and board must be true partners in leading the organization forward to generate the positive social impact needed in their communities. They share these characteristics:
• Strong organizational self-knowledge
• Engaged key stakeholders with inspiring vision
• Entrepreneurial Leaders, High-Performing boards
• Impactful programs and services whose achievements are outcome driven
• Investors seeking to contribute
• Commitment to continue improvement
• Recognized for excellent