Category Archives: Board governance

My Take on Board Restructuring, via LeadingAge Magazine

Board restructurings are among the many major governance changes an organization can ponder. And I've been honored to advise many organizations, for-profit and non-profit, big and small, through this process. My thanks to Gene Mitchell at LeadingAge magazine for including me in his recent article about this very topic, which explores:
  • What are the signs of a board needing restructuring?
  • Why is board self-assessment so important?
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Nonprofit Strategic and Leadership Planning: A Good Marriage

iStock_000015516627MediumAssociations and foundations invest substantial organizational and human resources in strategic planning to remain competitive in the marketplace. Consultants are engaged to assist with the process, competitive research is conducted, membership surveys are done, staff meetings and board retreats take place and, finally, a multi-year strategic plan is completed. The stage is now set for future...
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CASE STUDY: Board Seeks to Complete Stalled Governance Change Process

Situation stalled roadblock image for blog An Association Board began the process of role clarification for leadership and staff, including updating operational procedures. After almost a year of work, they were unable to conclude the process with consensus on decisions and next steps. That's where The Kushner Companies stepped in. Background
  • This all-volunteer-run organization gradually shifted to hiring of staff,...
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