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Terrie Temkin, Ph.D. Publications

 

Books


A Winning Board: Steps that Bring Out the Best. Chicago, IL: First Nonprofit Foundation. (2008)

Getting Value from Consultants: A Practical Guide for Trustees, with Tesse Akpeki. London, England: National Council of Voluntary Organizations.  (2004).

The Effective Retreat Planner: A Guide for Trustees and Planners, with Tesse Akpecki. London, England: National Council of Voluntary Organizations. (2003).

A Nonprofit's Guide to Using Consultants.Miami, FL: Florida Association of Nonprofit Organizations. (2004).

"Making the Retreat Experience: Choosing - And Using - Facilitators Wisely" in Secrets of SuccessfulRetreats: The Best from the Non-Profit Pros. Weisman, C. (ed.). St. Louis, MO: F.E. Robbins & Sons. 2003.

"Mama Said Never Put All Your Eggs in One Basket: Boards, Strategic Thinking, and the Need for Diversified Revenue" in Secrets of Successful Fund Raising: The Best from the Nonprofit Pros. Weisman, C. (ed.). St. Louis, MO: F.E. Robbins & Sons. 2000.

"Mission-Based Strategic Planning: The Key to Your Organization's Survival" in Secrets of Successful Boards: The Best from the Nonprofit Pros. Weisman, C. (ed.). St. Louis, MO: F.E. Robbins & Sons. 1998.

Periodicals

“Nonprofit Salaries in 2010.” Philanthropy Journal, July 26, 2010

“Salaries in 2010.” DUO Magazine. July 2010

“No More Playing Superman.” Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review. June 23, 2010

”Registering to Solicit Donations.” Philanthropy Journal.May 14, 2010

“Growing Board Engagement: Part III – Decision-making.” Philanthropy Journal. February 19, 2010

"Growing Board Engagement Part II – Meetings." Philanthropy Journal. February 5, 2010

"Growing Board Engagement: Part I - Bylaws." Philanthropy Journal. January 22, 2010

"Choosing a Grantwriter." Philanthropy Journal. January 8, 2010

"Publicly Funded: How Much to Disclose," Philanthropy Journal. December 29, 2009

“A Need to Rethink the Paradigm: What Research Tells Us About Your Board and the Way it Governs – Part II.” Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review. November 4, 2009

"Letting a Nonprofit’s Founder Go" Philanthropy Journal. October 22, 2009

“A Need to Rethink the Paradigm: What Research Tells Us About Your Board and the Way it Governs – Part I.” Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review. October 21, 2009

"Can You Tap Your Endowment During a Downturn?" Nonprofit World. Vol. 27, No. 4, July/August 2009

"Responding to Loan Requests." Philanthropy Journal. July 13, 2009

"Tapping Endowments in a Downturn." Philanthropy Journal. May 19, 2009

"Confidentiality in the Boardroom." Philanthropy Journal. Mar 27, 2009

"Audits for Smaller Nonprofits." Philanthropy Journal. February 27, 2009

“Facilitating Big-Picture Thinking: Taking Boards Beyond the Mundane.” Consulting Today.  2008

“Conflicts of Interest Common and Worthy of Consideration.”  Association of Small Foundations.  Vol. 9, No. 3, Fall 2008

“Boards Must be Proactive in Responding to the Economic Meltdown.”  October 2008

"Responding to the Economic Meltdown" The Philanthropy Journal. October 10, 2008

“Defining Mission, Vision, Values.” Philanthropy Journal. September 5, 2008

"Can Donors Expect Privacy." Philanthropy Journal. August 8, 2008

"Can You Be Paid in Lieu of a Pension?" Nonprofit World. Vol. 26, No. 4, July/August 2008

Generic Policies Needed.”  Nonprofit World.  Vol. 26, No. 3, May/June 2008

"Valuing In-Kind Gifts." Nonprofit World. Vol. 25, No. 5, September/October 2007, p. 6

“Dynamic Vision-Based Strategic Planning: The Key to Meeting our Promise to the Community.” 2007

“How Your Board Members Can Raise Funds without Asking for a Dime.” Nonprofit World.  Vol. 19, No. 6, November/December 2001

“Strategic Management of Boards: Raising the Bar” in Association Management, February 2006

“Facilitation Techniques to Enliven Any Presentation.” NCVO Website, 2004-2005

“Terrie on Nonprofits.” Syndicated monthly column. September 2004 – present

"Building a Strategic Thinking Board." Not-for-Profit News. Issue 2, October 2004.

"Raise the Bar: Demand Strategic Thinking and Accountability, Part III: A Diet and Exercise Regime for High Performing Boards." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review.  July 2004.

"Raise the Bar: Demand Strategic Thinking and Accountability, Part II: A Diet and Exercise Regime for High Performing Boards." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review.  July 2004.

"Raise the Bar: Demand Strategic Thinking and Accountability, Part I: A Diet and Exercise Regime for High Performing Boards." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review.  June 2004.

"The Key to Your Organization's Survival: Strategic Planning." Across the Board. Vol. 8, Issue 2, 2004.

"Building a Strategic Thinking Board." Across the Board. Vol. 8, Issue 2, 2004.

"Strategic Thinking is What Works." Consulting Today. November 2003.

"Structuring Board Meetings to Maximize Strategic Input." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review.November 2003.

"Orienting Board Members to their Responsibilities for Strategic Thinking." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review. October 2003.

"Recruiting Strategic Thinkers." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review. October 2003.

"Adjusting Your Bylaws to Promote a Strategic Thinking Board." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review.September 2003.

"Strategic Plans Aren't the Answer." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review. September 2003.

"26 Steps to Improving Committee Functioning." Nonprofit Board & Governance Review. April 2003.

"Thinking Strategically About Funding." Opera in Trust. Volume 6, Number 4/2003.

"The Search is on..." (Response to case study). Board Member. October 2002

"Evaluating the Executive Director: Part 2 - Making Executive Director Evaluations Effective." Nonprofit Board & Governance Review. October 2002

"Evaluating the Executive Director: Part 1 - Why Evaluations of the Executive Director Don't Work." Nonprofit Board & Governance Review. October 2002

"Strategic Thinking Replaces Strategic Plans." Volunteer Leadership. Summer 2002

"Can We Use a New Philanthropy Approach to Recruit Volunteers?" e-Volunteerism. April - June 2002

"Diversity on Boards." Growing Process, The Quarterly Members Newsletter of the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens, Spring 2002 (England)

"On the Board." Miami Herald. Biweekly columns 1996 - 2001

"Mama Said Never Put All Your Eggs In One Basket: Boards, Strategic Thinking and the Need for Diversified Revenue." NonProfit World, July/August 2001

"Sales Tax Exemption for 501(C)3 Organizations Made Simple." The Health and Social Services Networker,May/June 2001

"In Search of the White Knight: Finding The Perfect Consultant." NonProfit World, November/December 1999

"Going the Contract Route." Strategic Governance, March 1998

"Roll Over Dogbert: Nonprofits Need the Old Consultant." Strategic Governance, September 1997

"Evaluating the Nonprofit Administrator: A New Approach." Nonprofit World, July/August 1997

"Recipe for Successful Board Fund-Raising." Board Member, July/August 1997

"Consultant Stories with Happy Endings: Key Assessments to Make Before Contracting." Strategic Governance, May 1997

"Deal with Charlene Before Board is Demoralized" (Response to case study). Board Member,November/December 1996

"For the Non-Profit Employer: Creating Organizational Change." Community Jobs, December 1995

"Covering the Bases in Special Events." Advancing Philanthropy, Fall 1995

"Should You Hold a Raffle?" Nonprofit World, January/February 1995

"Nonprofit Leadership: New Skills are Needed." Nonprofit World, September/October 1994

"Making a World of Difference: Women's American ORT Citiwomen." Video. 1990

"The Use of Conflict Management Behaviors in Voluntary Organizations." Journal of Voluntary Action Research, January - March 1986

"Mapping the Terrain of Continuing Allied Health Education." ERIC: Resources in Education, February 1984

"Use Persuasion Theory to Raise More Money." National Society of Fund Raising Executives Journal, Fall 1982

 

Periodicals

"Should the Exec Be Sitting on the Board?" Nonprofit World, Vol. 31, No.3, May/June 2013

"Need a New CEO? Convene a Diverse Search Committee." Philanthropy Journal, May 20, 2013

"Effective Board Recruitment: Part II." Philanthropy Journal, February 10, 2012

"Effective Board Recruitment: Part I." Philanthropy Journal, January 20, 2012. 

"Should You Let Members See Personnel Documents?" Nonprofit World, Vol. 29, No. 6, November/December 2011

"Is Your Nonprofit's Board Prepared for Transition?" Philanthropy Journal, November 10, 2011.

"Should You Insure Your CEO?" Nonprofit World, Vol. 29, No. 5, September/October 2011.

"The Board Needs to Get Out More." Philanthropy Journal, June 24, 2011.

"Finding the Right Nonprofit Degree Program." Philanthropy Journal,  June 13, 2011.

"A 501(c)3 Can Apply for Grants" DUO Magazine. April 2011

"Study on Women Donors Presents Lessons for Board Recruitment." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review. November 24, 2010 

"Board Elections: Secret Ballot or Show of Hands?" Philanthropy Journal, September 30, 2010

"When Your President is a Traitor." Nonprofit World. Vol. 28, No. 4 July/August 2010, p. 3

"Nonprofit Salaries in 2010.” Philanthropy Journal, July 26, 2010

“Salaries in 2010.” DUO Magazine. July 2010

“No More Playing Superman.” Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review. June 23, 2010

”Registering to Solicit Donations.” Philanthropy Journal.May 14, 2010

“Growing Board Engagement: Part III – Decision-making.” Philanthropy Journal. February 19, 2010

"Growing Board Engagement Part II – Meetings." Philanthropy Journal. February 5, 2010

"Growing Board Engagement: Part I - Bylaws." Philanthropy Journal. January 22, 2010

"Choosing a Grantwriter." Philanthropy Journal. January 8, 2010

"Publicly Funded: How Much to Disclose," Philanthropy Journal. December 29, 2009

“A Need to Rethink the Paradigm: What Research Tells Us About Your Board and the Way it Governs – Part II.” Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review. November 4, 2009

"Letting a Nonprofit’s Founder Go" Philanthropy Journal. October 22, 2009

“A Need to Rethink the Paradigm: What Research Tells Us About Your Board and the Way it Governs – Part I.” Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review. October 21, 2009

"Can You Tap Your Endowment During a Downturn?" Nonprofit World. Vol. 27, No. 4, July/August 2009

"Responding to Loan Requests." Philanthropy Journal. July 13, 2009

"Tapping Endowments in a Downturn." Philanthropy Journal. May 19, 2009

"Confidentiality in the Boardroom." Philanthropy Journal. Mar 27, 2009

"Audits for Smaller Nonprofits." Philanthropy Journal. February 27, 2009

“Facilitating Big-Picture Thinking: Taking Boards Beyond the Mundane.” Consulting Today.  2008

“Conflicts of Interest Common and Worthy of Consideration.”  Association of Small Foundations.  Vol. 9, No. 3, Fall 2008

“Boards Must be Proactive in Responding to the Economic Meltdown.”  October 2008

"Responding to the Economic Meltdown" The Philanthropy Journal. October 10, 2008

“Defining Mission, Vision, Values.” Philanthropy Journal. September 5, 2008

"Can Donors Expect Privacy." Philanthropy Journal. August 8, 2008

"Can You Be Paid in Lieu of a Pension?" Nonprofit World. Vol. 26, No. 4, July/August 2008

Generic Policies Needed.”  Nonprofit World.  Vol. 26, No. 3, May/June 2008

"Valuing In-Kind Gifts." Nonprofit World. Vol. 25, No. 5, September/October 2007, p. 6

“Dynamic Vision-Based Strategic Planning: The Key to Meeting our Promise to the Community.” 2007

“How Your Board Members Can Raise Funds without Asking for a Dime.” Nonprofit World.  Vol. 19, No. 6, November/December 2001

“Strategic Management of Boards: Raising the Bar” in Association Management, February 2006

“Facilitation Techniques to Enliven Any Presentation.” NCVO Website, 2004-2005

“Terrie on Nonprofits.” Syndicated monthly column. September 2004 – present

"Building a Strategic Thinking Board." Not-for-Profit News. Issue 2, October 2004.

"Raise the Bar: Demand Strategic Thinking and Accountability, Part III: A Diet and Exercise Regime for High Performing Boards." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review.  July 2004.

"Raise the Bar: Demand Strategic Thinking and Accountability, Part II: A Diet and Exercise Regime for High Performing Boards." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review.  July 2004.

"Raise the Bar: Demand Strategic Thinking and Accountability, Part I: A Diet and Exercise Regime for High Performing Boards." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review.  June 2004.

"The Key to Your Organization's Survival: Strategic Planning." Across the Board. Vol. 8, Issue 2, 2004.

"Building a Strategic Thinking Board." Across the Board. Vol. 8, Issue 2, 2004.

"Strategic Thinking is What Works." Consulting Today. November 2003.

"Structuring Board Meetings to Maximize Strategic Input." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review. November 2003.

"Orienting Board Members to their Responsibilities for Strategic Thinking." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review. October 2003.

"Recruiting Strategic Thinkers." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review. October 2003.

"Adjusting Your Bylaws to Promote a Strategic Thinking Board." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review. September 2003.

"Strategic Plans Aren't the Answer." Nonprofit Boards and Governance Review. September 2003.

"26 Steps to Improving Committee Functioning." Nonprofit Board & Governance Review. April 2003.

"Thinking Strategically About Funding." Opera in Trust. Volume 6, Number 4/2003.

"The Search is on..." (Response to case study). Board Member. October 2002

"Evaluating the Executive Director: Part 2 - Making Executive Director Evaluations Effective." Nonprofit Board & Governance Review. October 2002

"Evaluating the Executive Director: Part 1 - Why Evaluations of the Executive Director Don't Work." Nonprofit Board & Governance Review. October 2002

"Strategic Thinking Replaces Strategic Plans." Volunteer Leadership. Summer 2002

"Can We Use a New Philanthropy Approach to Recruit Volunteers?" e-Volunteerism. April - June 2002

"Diversity on Boards." Growing Process, The Quarterly Members Newsletter of the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens, Spring 2002 (England)

"On the Board." Miami Herald. Biweekly columns 1996 - 2001

"Mama Said Never Put All Your Eggs In One Basket: Boards, Strategic Thinking and the Need for Diversified Revenue." NonProfit World, July/August 2001

"Sales Tax Exemption for 501(C)3 Organizations Made Simple." The Health and Social Services Networker, May/June 2001

"In Search of the White Knight: Finding The Perfect Consultant." NonProfit World, November/December 1999

"Going the Contract Route." Strategic Governance, March 1998

"Roll Over Dogbert: Nonprofits Need the Old Consultant." Strategic Governance, September 1997

"Evaluating the Nonprofit Administrator: A New Approach." Nonprofit World, July/August 1997

"Recipe for Successful Board Fund-Raising." Board Member, July/August 1997

"Consultant Stories with Happy Endings: Key Assessments to Make Before Contracting." Strategic Governance, May 1997

"Deal with Charlene Before Board is Demoralized" (Response to case study). Board Member, November/December 1996

"For the Non-Profit Employer: Creating Organizational Change." Community Jobs, December 1995

"Covering the Bases in Special Events." Advancing Philanthropy, Fall 1995

"Should You Hold a Raffle?" Nonprofit World, January/February 1995

"Nonprofit Leadership: New Skills are Needed." Nonprofit World, September/October 1994

"Making a World of Difference: Women's American ORT Citiwomen." Video. 1990

"The Use of Conflict Management Behaviors in Voluntary Organizations." Journal of Voluntary Action Research, January - March 1986

"Mapping the Terrain of Continuing Allied Health Education." ERIC: Resources in Education, February 1984

"Use Persuasion Theory to Raise More Money." National Society of Fund Raising Executives Journal, Fall 1982

 

 

Blog Posts

 

"Should Board Members’ Contributions Be Designated To Pay For Their Education?" Advancing the Non Profit Sector, July 26, 2010

"Should US Nonprofits Adopt a Patron System?" Advancing the Non Profit Sector, July 15, 2010

"Should We Be Considering Professional Board Chairs?" Advancing the Non Profit Sector, April 28, 2010

“Use Your Vision to Find Untapped Resources.” Advancing the Non Profit Sector. March 27, 2010

Anne. W. Ackerson. "'V' is for Value." Leading by Design: A Resource for Nonprofits Blog. December 28, 2009

"Consider Phased Succession Planning." Advancing the Non Profit Sector. January 3, 2010

"There’s a New “Normal” in Town." Advancing the Non Profit Sector. November 25, 2009

"Aligning Our Work Behind Our Vision." Advancing the Non Profit Sector. October 30, 2009

“Hey Media Editors, the Nonprofit Sector is Worth Following.” Advancing the Non Profit Sector. August 30, 2009

"A Convert to Graphic Facilitation," Advancing the Non Profit Sector. June 29, 2009

"Small Boards Lead to Group Think," Advancing the Non Profit Sector. June 29, 2009

"Recruiting Board Members? Mission Attachment Must Be a Key Criterion."   Advancing the Non Profit Sector Blog. May 24, 2009

"Reclaiming Pollyanna." Advancing the Nonprofit Sector Blog. April 20, 2009

"Now is the Time to Think Prosperity, Not Scarcity.” Advancing the Nonprofit Sector Blog. March 10, 2009

"Strategic Thinking Requires a New Paradigm." Evolutionary Sustainability Blog, September 10, 2008

 

Citations

 

 

“Secure the best grants by seeking outside help.” Student Affairs Today. September 2010, Vol. 13, Iss. 6, p. 3

"Seize Opportunity When Board Asks You to Interview with Senior Staff!" Board & Administrator. December 2008, Vol. 25, No. 4, p. 3.