Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Consent Agenda

I am often asked about the use of a consent agenda. This question has two parts-what is it? And how should it be used? In it simplest terms, think of a consent agenda as a single agenda item on the … Continue reading

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Theme—hyperactive board chairs

An effective board chair is critical to the optimal functioning of a board. I have worked with and consulted with chairs that are too engaged and are hyperactive. The hyperactive chair is one who views his or her role primarily … Continue reading

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