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All For One and One For All

All For One and One For All

Feeling confident about your role as a board member and your ability to make a difference may depend upon how board members function as a team.  The board of directors is the group of people entrusted with and accountable for the leadership and governance of an...
The Board as an “It”

The Board as an “It”

If you listen to conversations about governance, inevitably someone will refer to a board as “they.” For example: “The board indicated that they want to see more information in our reports.” I suggest that the language needs to change. Instead of “they,” the board...
Who Can I Talk To?

Who Can I Talk To?

A question that often arises as a board is considering adopting or has recently implemented Policy Governance® is whether board members can still talk to staff or others in the organization. Others, including staff, can also share this uncertainty. I am not surprised...
“Gotcha” Governance

“Gotcha” Governance

If you read the title and thought this blog might be about a new approach to governance, you would be wrong. And unfortunately…you might be right. “Gotcha Governance” occurs when a board or, more likely, an individual director lies in wait for the CEO until just the...

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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