Category: Board-CEO Relationship

Your Board Chair:  a Primo Stakeholder You Neglect at Your Peril

The special board work session had been scheduled to consider a key recommendation coming out of the daylong board-CEO-executive team governance retreat three weeks earlier: replacing the board’s dysfunctional silo committees (e.g.,  business retention) with committees aligned with the board’s broad governing functions (e.g., strategic and operational planning).  Not long into the session, the CEO

Jeff Finkle and Craig Richard on Hitting the Ground Running With Your New Board

Our readers are no doubt aware of our recent decision to focus our Extraordinary CEO blog  on leadership in the economic and community development arena.  Our updated mission is “to provide – in close cooperation with the International Economic Development Council – economic and community development chief executive officers and executives who aspire to become