Strategic Planning Archives




USING THE STRATEGIC PLAN TO BUILD THE BOARD

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March 2010

My client was seeking to add five new Board members and had a list of twice that number. The discussion began with the personal qualities and financial resources of each candidate. I then asked, “What type of new resources does your Strategic Plan require?” When they relooked at their strategic initiatives that they will be […]




THE ANNUAL AGENDA FOR A BOARD OF DIRECTORS

22
March 2010

How do you assure that your board is fulfilling its legal and operational responsibilities while at the same time keeping your board meetings interesting? Conducting interesting board meetings is a must if you are going to attract and maintain top-level leadership for your agency. I have written that Board meetings must include at least three […]




LET’S CALL IT A “BOARD ADVANCE”

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January 2010

Thinking about holding a Board Retreat? I don’t really think we retreat at these events, as we plan for the future? We should call it a Board Advance. But I’ll stick to the old name, for familiarity’s sake. What constitutes a successful Retreat? From being involved with over 100 Retreats, here is what board members […]