Having selected a new senior leader for a church or ministry, it is in the best interest of the board and the organization for the board to do everything it can to improve the likelihood of its leader’s success. I feel very well supported by the CCCC board, so I’d like to share how they invest in my success as a leader. More
Wouldn’t it be neat if the board chair had a remote control for the board so that, just like a media player, the board could rewind, pause, fast forward, and eject from time to time?
In fact, by setting the agenda the chair already has that ability. But the whimsical image of a board chair holding a remote control will help you remember four of the ways a board adds value. More
When directors engage with their ministry’s cause, they will feel purposeful, energized, excited and hopeful. But the benefits are more than what the directors get out of it. By engaging well, they:
1. motivate staff,
2. change the board-staff dynamic for the better, and
3. advance the ministry’s mission. More
Since the board chair cannot override the board or act without board authorization, every board decision must be a group decision. The practical consequence of this design is that collective wisdom is designed right into the board’s fabric, resulting in five key benefits. More