Tom@wmsmedia.com

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Date registered: August 23, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Bringing “Be Better” into the Boardroom — July 1, 2014
  2. Should an organization’s Executive Director or CEO serve as a voting member of the board of directors? — February 21, 2014
  3. What’s the Most Important Role of the Board Chair? — February 4, 2014
  4. Role of the Corporate Board Part 3 — December 4, 2013
  5. Role of the Corporate Board Part 2 — November 15, 2013

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Aug 26

Boardroom Ground Rules

Ground Rules Worth Considering – “From Board Dynamics copyright 2004, 2012 by NACD and Lorin Letendre & Ann James” – No interruptions except by the chairperson – Confront in a respectful and nonthreatening manner – No side conversations – Think about unintended consequences of remarks before making them – Speak directly and candidly in a …

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Aug 23

Top Ten Mistakes Boards Make

TOP TEN MISTAKES THAT BOARDS MAKE – “From Charity Lawyer Blog copyright 2009 by Ellis Carter” 1. Failing to understand fiduciary duties—duty of good faith, due care, loyalty 2. Failing to provide effective oversight 3. Micro-managing staff 4. Avoiding the hard questions or tough problems 5. Insufficient conflict management 6. Lacking awareness of governing documents …

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