Tip #54 Four Additional Keys to a Successful Board-CEO Partnership

March 1, 2020  |  tips for effective boards

In this Tip for Effective Boards, we will focus on the seventh, eighth, ninth, and tenth of the Ten Keys to a Successful Board-CEO Partnership.  Provide Support to the Board.  It is important that

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Tip #53 Three Additional Keys to a Successful Board-CEO Partnership

February 1, 2020  |  tips for effective boards

In this Tip for Effective Boards, we will focus on the fourth, fifth and sixth of the Ten Keys to a Successful Board-CEO Partnership. Clarify the Scope of the CEO’s Delegated Authority and Range of

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Tip #52 Three Keys to a Successful Board-CEO Partnership

January 1, 2020  |  tips for effective boards

In this Tip for Effective Boards, we will focus on the first three of the Ten Keys to a Successful Board-CEO Partnership identified in last month’s Tip for Effective Boards. Clarify Roles and Relationship. 

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Tip #51 Keys to a Successful Board-CEO Partnership

December 1, 2019  |  tips for effective boards

What are some signs that things may not be quite right in the Board-CEO relationship? The board is rubberstamping.  The board tends to accept whatever the CEO suggests or proposes and fails to do an independent

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Tip #50 How to Manage Board Disagreements Proactively and Constructively

November 1, 2019  |  tips for effective boards

In this Tip for Effective Boards, we’ll continue our discussion of the 4th P for Building Your Board Team: Manage Your Board Group Process Effectively and we’ll focus on tips for managing board disagreements

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Tip #49 Additional Tips to Encourage Creative Thinking in Your Board Meetings

October 1, 2019  |  tips for effective boards

In this Tips for Effective Boards, we continue our discussion of tips to encourage creative thinking.  We’ll focus first on two techniques:  5 Whys and Mind Mapping and then conclude with a few other

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Tip #48 How to Encourage Creative Thinking in Your Board Meetings

September 1, 2019  |  tips for effective boards

In this Tip for Effective Boards, we’ll focus on two techniques:  brainstorming and catalytic questions.  But first let’s begin with a few basic guidelines.  Consider at least occasionally

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Tip #47 How to Get Everyone Engaged in Your Board Meetings

August 1, 2019  |  tips for effective boards

In boards of all sizes, it is important to give special attention to involving all board members in board discussions.  This becomes especially important in larger boards.  As boards increase in size there is

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