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Risk and Resilience

Risk and Resilience

One of the fundamental roles of a board is to protect the organization. If you are serving on a board today, you know this is not a simple undertaking. You are governing an organization in an increasingly volatile, complex, uncertain, and ambiguous (VUCA) context....
It Takes So Much Time

It Takes So Much Time

I think it’s fair to say that learning and understanding monitoring can be a steep curve for both board and CEO. It’s a bit of an unknown process to most boards when they start their Policy Governance® journey. The mere mention of monitoring at a board meeting can...
Word Smith & Word Smart

Word Smith & Word Smart

I draft a lot of documents – reports, articles like this one, policies, memos, letters, bylaws, social media posts, etc. If you write a lot, it is easy to get caught up in trying to find the precise words to say what you mean. The dictionary defines ‘wordsmith’ as “an...
Embracing Complexity

Embracing Complexity

I am reading an interesting book1 about leading in times of crisis and change. While its messages are directed in large part to individual leaders, there are many lessons in it for governing boards. After all, effective boards are leading organizations where change is...

Virtual Workshops for Individuals

Assessing Monitoring Reports

Course Orientation February 28 with live sessions March 13 and March 27

Introduction to Policy Governance®

Course Orientation March 6 with live sessions March 20 and April 10

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