Before you say YES

Before you say YES

What you need to know before you say yes  So you have been asked to join a board?  You may have been asked to stand for election as a member of the school board of trustees. Firstly congratulations for thinking of taking on a governance role. As we shall see there are...
Risky Business

Risky Business

Many participants in our workshops are surprised when I show them the first sentence of the Companies Act: An Act to reform the law relating to companies, and, in particular, (a) to reaffirm the value of the company as a means of achieving economic and social benefits...
The Passion Conundrum in Charities and NFPs

The Passion Conundrum in Charities and NFPs

Craig makes a good point. Passion can sometimes make the impossible happen but it can also blind the people involved to changes in the environment. One of the most important parts of a strategy session is the Environmental scan (there are a number of tools for this)....