Monthly Archives: October 2011

Recruitment of New Board Members

Recruitment of new board members is often a great challenge. I recently read a publication that emphasized the fact that individuals are willing to serve on boards, if they believe that they can make different. The article pitched the idea … Continue reading

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Strategies for Indentifying Prospective Board Members

I am often asked about strategies for indentifying prospective board members. Traditional wisdom begins with the board asking—what kind of skill sets/perspectives do we need to govern wisely? While I think this traditional wisdom is fundamentally right or wise, I … Continue reading

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Bylaws

I am drawn to comment on bylaws….why a post on bylaws? I am weary of working with several boards on far thornier issues than their bylaws. However, sometimes poorly constructed bylaws create unanticipated and unnecessary problems. Several matters are worth … Continue reading

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