Month: July 2013

Revisiting Board Ownership

Working on my newest book, “The Board-Savvy CEO,” over the past six weeks, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about how critical it is that CEOs make a real effort, on an ongoing basis, to transform their board members into strong owners of their governing decisions and judgments, as opposed to being a passive-reactive

Don’t Let A Doing Board Do Governing In!

The executive director of a relatively small nonprofit (4 full-time employees; $1.3 million budget) approached me after my presentation on high-impact board-CEO partnerships at an annual conference not long ago, wanting my thoughts on her board.  I always welcome such conversations, partly because I learn a lot about what’s really going on out there in