Boards That Make A Difference Rs

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Building great organizations starts with great leadership. Great leadership starts at the top with the CEO and the Board of Directors. This seminar is an overview of creating great organizations by developing great Board leadership using best practice theory of Board Relationships, Board Governance, and Strategic Planning.


<ul><li> 1. Boards That Make A Difference </li> <li> 2. Welcome <ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><li>Your take-a-ways </li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>For your organization </li></ul></li></ul><ul><li><ul><li>For you personally </li></ul></li></ul></li> <li> 3. Parent Qualities That Develop Home &amp; Children 18+ Yrs 16 - 18 Yrs 11 - 15 Yrs 3 - 10 Yrs 0 - 2 Yrs Qualities Age </li> <li> 4. Parent Shortfalls <ul><li>Identify where parents trip up and fail in their mission to develop a home and their children: </li></ul></li> <li> 5. <ul><li>Boards that make the difference are like good parents that develop their household and children toward success. </li></ul></li> <li> 6. Foundational Principles <ul><li>Trust </li></ul><ul><li>Investment (Time, Treasure, Talent) </li></ul><ul><li>Tenacity </li></ul><ul><li>Accountability </li></ul><ul><li>Stewardship </li></ul></li> <li> 7. Board Governance Basics: University of Nebraska Public Policy Center <ul><li>Why do Boards Exist? </li></ul><ul><li>Board Responsibilities. </li></ul><ul><li>The Role of the Board. </li></ul><ul><li>The Work of the Board. </li></ul></li> <li> 8. Quotes from John Carver <ul><li>Boards are at the extreme end of the accountability chain. Other managers must deal with persons both above and below their station. The buck stops with the board. </li></ul><ul><li>The board is a set of individuals operating as a single entity. Melding multiple peer viewpoints and values into a single resolution is peculiar to a group acting collectively as an authority. </li></ul></li> <li> 9. Lessons From Experience <ul><li>Requiring a unanimous decision really means rule by minority. </li></ul><ul><li>Often times the people who need to speak up the most defer to the load voice of those that have money, expertise and power. </li></ul><ul><li>The best thing in the world is open honest, frank evaluations, but it is often the hardest to do. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn the personality and decision making style of those around you. </li></ul><ul><li>Always take time to connect the board to real lives that are being changed by the mission. </li></ul><ul><li>It takes time and energy to develop a board. </li></ul></li> <li> 10. Development Questions <ul><li>What makes a good board member? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the steps to developing a good board member? </li></ul></li> <li> 11. Development Action Exercise <ul><li>Develop actions to initiate change and development: </li></ul></li> <li> 12. <ul><li>Your mission deserves your best, </li></ul><ul><li>So take the steps you need in order to be the best. </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a board that can make all the difference. </li></ul></li> </ul>