Worcester Business Journal publishes “10 Things I Know About Serving on a Nonprofit Board”

The Worcester Business Journal has published “10 Things I Know About Effectively Serving on a Nonprofit Board” by AiVi Nguyen. The following is an excerpt:


10 Things I Know About Effectively Serving on a Nonprofit Board

  1. Only serve on boards for organizations in which you are truly interested. It’s easier to be engaged and useful when you genuinely care about the mission.
  2. Make sure you candidly discuss the time commitment and expectations before you agree to serve.
  3. Only accept the position if you can realistically balance the role with all of your other responsibilities.
  4. Do it for the right reasons. Always remember it’s better to never sit on a board than to be known as a bad board member. Doing it for selfish reasons will always backfire.

Continue reading “10 Things I Know About Serving on a Nonprofit Board” on the Worcester Business Journal website.

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AiVi Nguyen

AiVi Nguyen is a business lawyer with a specialty in litigation, a practical strategist with a focus on complex contract, real estate and employment disputes. AiVi represents businesses of all sizes and in all stages of growth in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island in a wide variety of industries spanning from healthcare to craft breweries. “I think of myself as a problem solver,” she says. AiVi’s goal is to get her clients the best result in the most efficient manner. Sometimes that means taking a matter all the way through trial, where AiVi has proven to be an aggressive and successful advocate.

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AiVi Nguyen is a business lawyer with a specialty in litigation, a practical strategist with a focus on complex contract, real estate and employment disputes. AiVi represents businesses of all sizes and in all stages of growth in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island in a wide variety of industries spanning from healthcare to craft breweries. “I think of myself as a problem solver,” she says. AiVi’s goal is to get her clients the best result in the most efficient manner. Sometimes that means taking a matter all the way through trial, where AiVi has proven to be an aggressive and successful advocate.

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