Being an Effective Chairperson

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Whether you’re a chairperson of the Board of Directors or a Task Force, there are some principles that will help you accomplish your goals. Here are the final three of nine: Mind the Clock – The shorter the better. Maintain Respect – It’s the best way to receive respect. Discipline Staff Work – It’s what […]

Being an Effective Chairperson

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A Chairperson, among many things, is a leader. This is a tremendous opportunity to breathe into decisions and decision makers. I’m listing nine recommendations for the Chairperson as follows: Mind the Clock – The shorter the better. Maintain Respect – It’s the best way to receive respect. Discipline Staff Work – It’s what you do […]

Being an Effective Chairperson

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The Chairperson of a board or committee is an advantageous opportunity to make a difference. Already I expose my predilection to advancing a cause as opposed to maintenance. If that’s your hope, make note of nine suggestions that come from a lifetime of experience in these matters on a micro and macro scale. Mind the […]

Worship the Lord

...every day.

It’s a beautiful day to worship the Lord. This means a great deal to believers who enjoy being together to thank God for His provision. So we should approach the experience with constructive anticipation and joy. Just think, singing songs of delight, being with other positively impacted people by God, seeking the grace of God. […]

Recommendations for Effective Board Members

...summary.

So here’s the “nutshell” version of Recommendations for Effective Board Members: “Yes” person – Resist being a bobble head. “No” Person – The default power position of most members. Staff Work – “Be prepared.” Role Defined Contribution – Have inclusive purpose. Loose Lips – Confidentiality is expected. Attendance – Come to the meetings. Remain in […]

Recommendations for Effective Board Members

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Being a Board Member of a corporation is a significant role and responsibility. I’ve been offering recommendations for effective board members as follows: “Yes” person – Resist being a bobble head. “No” Person – The default power position of most members. Staff Work – “Be prepared.” Role Defined Contribution – Have inclusive purpose. Loose Lips […]

Recommendations for Effective Board Members

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If you’re going to be a board member, why not make the best of it? I’m listing recommendations for effective board members as follows: “Yes” person – Resist being a bobble head. “No” Person – The default power position of most members. Staff Work – “Be prepared.” Role Defined Contribution – Have inclusive purpose. Let […]

Recommendations for Effective Board Members

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The first two recommendations for board members to be effective are: “Yes” person – Resist being a bobble head. “No” person – The default position of most members. Do not be tempted. The next two follow here: 3.  Staff Work – Come to the meeting prepared to discuss and consider most aspects of the agenda. […]

Recommendations for Effective Board Members

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Being an effective board member serves the company, the board and oneself. Here are the first two recommendations I suggest that will help in the cause: “Yes” man – Being agreeable is a basic appropriate approach in life, but in a minute you’ll lose your value in a boardroom at the point at which you’re […]

Mission…

...utmost importance.

More important than structure, organization or accountability is mission. Of course all are important to the mission, but secondary to it. The mission represents purpose, intention, plans and dreams. It is in missional terms that we measure the effectiveness of a company, organization, or movement. In the USA Western Territory of The Salvation Army, we […]