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Lessons to Be Learned from Well-Meaning but Flawed Governance

Have you ever felt that you could not in good conscience adequately exercise your duty of care?  The materials didn't arrive in time to allow thoughtful review or were you rushed to make a decision?  There are important lessons to be learned from flawed board governance. Read More

Leading from Behind

Nelson Mandela equated a great leader with a shepherd: “He stays behind the flock, letting the most nimble go out ahead, whereupon the others follow, not realizing that all along they are being directed from behind.” There are several reasons why we agree.  Read More

What Prompts Us to Give?

People give charity for many and overlapping reasons: from tax advantages, social pressure & ego to outrage at injustice, empathy for people who are suffering, passion for culture, gratitude and countless other reasons. But what really prompts us to give? Read More

How to Take Control and Lead Your Team Through Change

As a leader you have a responsibility to not only to affect change, but also to provide your people the opportunity to move through that change in a way that benefits them and the organization. Here's a few tips on how to take control and lead your team through change. Read More

How to Make Better Group Decisions and Avoid Common Mistakes

It’s already challenging enough to make robust decisions on your own, but it can be even harder to do with multiple chefs in the kitchen. What can we do to help team leaders and team members improve their decision-making skills? Read More