Simone Joyaux, ACFRE, Joyaux Associates | January 4 2013
Board meetings require intentional design and good facilitation so that the board can do the work of governance without getting sidetracked by management stuff and other matters.
Ruth McCambridge | December 20 2007
There is a feral cat in my yard. I feed her every morning now, but it is weird how this happens.
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