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Board Review Due?

23 Jul 2015

Needed but too challenging? Email for a free simple self appraisal for you and your board.

Complete it confidentially in your own office. Takes only ten minutes. Then for a summarised result, email back to the Board Secretary, Chair, or to me if complete privacy is desired.

The outcome? A sound basis for setting Board development goals that will blow your mind how effective and simple it is.

Eric Livingstone

Tags: Board Member, Board Risks, Boards, Charitable Trusts Pre-Schools and Societies, Governance, Mature and Established Companies, New and Growing Businesses, Performance, Risk

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Planning the ideal composition of your Board

15 Oct 2014

Each organisation has different requirements for an effective board composition on which to base the selection and appointment of new board members. Also to be considered is that the replacement of long-standing board members risks the loss of key skills and leadership which needs careful planning during the selection of new board members....

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Organisational Risks

01 Oct 2014

We are all constantly made aware of the fact that a substantial part of running any organisation is the time required on minimising and coping with risks. Some of the risks we cope with on a day today basis with strategies built into our regular routines – continuation of contract issues, potential loss of major clients, difficulties of attracting staff with a ‘lets do it’ attitude,  just to name a few....

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Manager's Performance

30 Jul 2014

When a Manager is appointed, various expectations over achievements and behaviour will have been negotiated and together with developing a no surprises process of performance reviews this provides a sound basis for building open collaboration and trust between the Manager and the Board....

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Inappropriate Behaviour and the Downfall of Ethical Standards

02 Jul 2014

Ethical standards are key in keeping inappropriate behaviour within an organisation under control so that an organisation's culture can continue to flourish....

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Being a Board Member is Not Always Fun

05 Jun 2014

It was a very sober observation from the owner and director of a fishing company whose vessel sank and was convicted in court recently, concluding that is not worth it to be the director of a family company when you were not really involved in its oversight....

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