Category Archives: Board

331. A Fresh Look at Leadership Performance Evaluation

Recently BoardSource made available a resource entitled “How to Conduct a Chief Executive Performance Assessment in 10 Steps” (https://boardsource.org/conduct-ceo-performance-assessment/). This organization supports boards and executives involved in the governance and leadership of non-profit organizations. Churches form a specialized group within … (read the rest)

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329. Who’s Responsible for Discerning a New, Post-Covid 19 Vision for your Congregation?

For many Christian non-profit organizations and their leaders, including board chairs and board members, the last ten months of pandemic-disrupted operations have generated and continue to generate incredible challenges. Traditional methods of fund-raising can no longer be counted upon to … (read the rest)

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327. Institutional Paralysis in Time of Crisis

Animals and humans when facing critical danger must decide whether flight or fight would be the best response. However, sometimes they get paralyzed in the moments of decision and they lose the opportunity to make a choice. Like the proverbial … (read the rest)

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325. Planning Beyond a Crisis.

In my part of the world it is now seven weeks since governments imposed stringent restrictions to try and deal with the Covid-19 pandemic. Whether these actions have in fact produced the desired result will undoubtedly be the stuff of … (read the rest)

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323. A New “Black Swan” Event — a Good Learning Opportunity for a Church Board.

In blog article 40. ‘Black Swans’ In the Board Room I explained this term and how it relates to the operations of a church board. In the last two months the world has encountered another ‘black swan’ event in the … (read the rest)

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