Month: February 2014

A CEO Governing Trick Of The Trade

During the half-day workshop I presented on February 10 at the CEO Seminar of the American Public Transportation Association in New Orleans, we spent several minutes talking about a technique that CEOs can employ in strengthening board performance and cementing their working relationship with their board:  treating their board as a special program that the

The K-12 Governing Challenge

A Fragile Partnership in the Best of Times Over the years I’ve come across enough badly frayed board-superintendent partnerships to wonder if a really rock-solid working relationship that can stand the test of challenging times is the exception that proves the rule that board-superintendent partnerships are extremely fragile – and prone to unravel alarmingly quickly.