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    1. Firing Lousy Board Members

      Firing Lousy Board Members

      Check out Simone Joyaux's new book about how to fix a lousy situation in the boardroom.  This book explains why board members are (or aren’t) effective. And, this book gives you specific strategies and tools to fire the lousy board members and help the others succeed.  Maybe this book is too shocking for you. Or maybe not.

      Who should read this book? Executive directors. Board chairs. Governance committee chairs. Any aspiring leader.
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    2. The Role of the Board is Pretty Darn Clear

      The Role of the Board is Pretty Darn Clear

      Your board does corporate governance. That’s your board’s purpose.

      What is corporate governance? The process whereby a group of people (typically called a board) ensure the health and effectiveness of the organization.

      Corporate governance is a group process, a collective act. Corporate governance only happens when the board is together at its meetings.

      Every organization needs a job description for its board. And the job description is pretty much the same for every single nonprofit. And the job or role of the board is, essentially, the same for for-profit corporations, too. 

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