A Consent Agenda, used correctly, will allow the Board and executive staff to focus on forward looking initiatives and less time going over operational activities that have already occurred.
Being an Effective Board Member: Outside the Boardroom
I will admit that serving (yes, serving not ‘sitting’) on a board is not for everyone, but it is a rewarding experience for anyone who wants to expand their professional skills, tackle important strategic problems in our community, and work on implementing good governance and risk mitigation controls.
Developing a Risk Register: How? Why? And what next?
We do a proper inventory of supplies and goods for sale - but what about an organization's risks? Shouldn't we prioritize knowing our inventory of assumed risks more than knowing how much ink cartridges and toilet paper we have on hand? A risk register is a very important strategic resource for organizations to help them…