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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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Succession Planning – Two Approaches

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:
  • 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.
As a...
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Have You Considered Working with an Executive Advisor or Coach?

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...
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Limited-engagement Consulting from The Kushner Companies

For more than 35 years, I’ve been helping dynamic leaders take their organizations to the next level. I’m proud to have become a go-to expert when it comes to organizational restructures, governance changes, mergers and alliances, succession planning, and other key leadership issues. I’ve led major restructures, I know the ins and outs of bylaws, and I have brought several organizations to the table for...
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