When The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta (CFGA) decided to perform deeper research into Georgia veterans services and reintegration, they formulated a simple strategy: follow the money.
The first thing you have to do is stop thinking of them simply as "The Board."
Start by understanding your board members one at a time–as individuals–each with his or her individual motivations, talents, interests and values. Yes, they've agreed to help lead your organization to greatness–but it's up to you to discover what each board member's abilities are, and what drives him or her to put those abilities to use.
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