Interventions that Will Optimize Your Board with Rob Acton : Successful Nonprofits

Episode 60

Interventions that Will Optimize Your Board with Rob Acton

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Episode 60

Interventions that Will Optimize Your Board with Rob Acton

Listen on  iTunes    Android     Stitcher    Libsyn

by goldenburggroup

Ask board members to bring the fullness of who they are – their wisdom, their intellect, their insights – to the board meetings.

Board builder Rob Acton joins us to discuss specific strategies and tactics to optimize your board. He offers actionable tactics that you can implement today. Acton, founder of Cause Strategy Partners, discusses the three categories of tactics: making better use of board meeting, treating board members as individuals not “the board” and reshaping board culture.

****Time Stamped Highlights*****

(10:00) Designing board meetings that are not snooze fests
(11:30) An alternative to simply reading the Executive Director’s report
(13:30) The “Plus, Delta, Question” exercise every executive director can use with their board
(17:00) The power of generative questions
(21:40) Building the strategic dashboard your board needs
(28:00) Uncovering the unique strengths of board candidates

You want your board to be consumed with mission impact.

(33:15) Rob’s advice for nonprofit board candidates to consider
(35:45) The amount of time a board candidate should expect to volunteer each month.

Links:

Cause Strategy Partners: http://causestrategypartners.com/
Twitter: @RobertActon
Twitter: @causestrategy

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