In addition to the consulting work I do with our clients, big and small, I often have the honor of sharing principles, lessons and best practices on key topics -- like culture change and governance -- with audiences assembled for the sole purpose of learning. If your organization is looking for someone to speak or teach on any of my areas of expertise, I'd love...More info
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:More info
- What are the signs of a board needing restructuring?
- Why is board self-assessment so important? ...
Succession planning is an area of growing interest in the nonprofit sector as aging Baby Boomers transition into smiling retirees. This shift is affecting and will continue to affect organizations from two perspectives:More info
- Planning for how best to plan for senior management departures and then developing strategies for advancing existing staff to new roles
- Developing plans for replacing the existing cadre of board leadership.
If you’re like most successful leaders, you regularly seek advice from your peers or colleagues in an effort to assess the quality of your own plans or ideas. You get the perspectives of trusted associates about the issues you’re facing, and you’ve come to appreciate that your best decisions are often made even better by incorporating the insights of others who have walked in your...More info