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Bullies On The Board

By Dr. Randal Dick The best governance models fold in the face of unrestrained board members who insist on behaving badly. Yet, when I polled a group of C-level execs and Directors, the majority stated that they contend with a bully or a manipulator on the board. Jack and Suzy Welch put it this way, “Not to slam boards; on the whole, they add real value. But [...]

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Avoid the High Cost of Perfunctory Minutes

Avoid the High Cost of Perfunctory Minutes

Avoid the High Cost of Perfunctory Minutes Many of us have security systems installed in our home or in our car.  We also carry insurance.  We hope these systems are never needed and for many people, they never are. But as with individuals, life brings surprises, conflicts, lawsuits, bankruptcies to companies. At those times the Minutes become the [...]

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One Essential Thing

The One Essential Thing

Being an effective board member truly comes down to one essential thing – a commitment to studying God’s word and walking in faith and obedience. Have you ever tried to boil down your thinking on a particular topic of life to the one most essential item? For instance, if you could accomplish only one thing [...]

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