WANT TO CREATE A HIGH-PERFORMING BOARD? PUSH THE STRATEGIC.

Our governance drumbeat steadily sounds out the same message again and again: the board must constantly challenge itself to move from the operational to the strategic. The third pillar in our Seven Pillars of Governance is “Push the Strategic.”

Consider this your mantra.

High performing boards focus on delivering long-term impact and value. As a director on a non-profit board, it is your job to expand your organization’s future.

Three key elements can help you get there:

Over the next few weeks, we’ll dive into each of these ideas in more detail. For now, consider how you can push the strategic at your next board meeting. Pro-tip: Be more inquisitive and curious than knowledgeable.

Have fun!