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Board Leadership, Blue Skies and Growing Up

Board Leadership, Blue Skies and Growing Up

Children ask questions that are both profound and require clear, age-appropriate responses. “Why is the sky blue?” Why does the sky have clouds?” “Why is there pink, red, and orange in the sky when the sun sets?” Behind each of these questions is a whole lot of...
Where Is Our Board Taking Us?

Where Is Our Board Taking Us?

My wife and I were recently taking a leisurely walk at sunset. As we looked up to the sky, we noticed the high-flying airplane contrails which were lit up in a variety of shades of red, yellow, and purple, contrasting with a deepening blue sky. My wanderlust mind led...
Is Policy Governance® a “Good Fit” for Your Board?

Is Policy Governance® a “Good Fit” for Your Board?

So you are looking at your board’s governance approach and wondering if Policy Governance® is right for your organization? I remember when I was newly elected as a leader of a board, and we were looking to adopt the “Carver model.”  I had no idea what that meant...
The Best Boards Maximize Time on One Type of Information

The Best Boards Maximize Time on One Type of Information

How many times have you sat in a board meeting wondering why you were discussing what you were discussing and feeling frustrated that the “real” issues weren’t being discussed? Often that frustration can be traced to one key issue: The board doesn’t understand how to...

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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