Monthly Archives: April 2016

Board Decisions Between Meetings

By |2019-09-06T23:57:36+00:00April 27th, 2016|Develop Your Leaders, Field Guides|

  By Michael Healy, CBLD Board Consultant As a general practice, boards should avoid making decisions between regular meetings. A large part of the value of having a board in a leadership position is that good decisions can come from incorporating many peoples’ perspectives; making decisions without meeting deprives the board of the opportunity to glean the wisdom of all directors. Secondly, it can [...]

When and Who to Hire (or Contract) for Startups

By |2019-09-06T23:56:35+00:00April 18th, 2016|Develop Your Leaders, Startup Support|

As a new co-op project progresses through the 3 stages of the development process and the workload and complexity of the co-op development process increases, founding team and board members often wonder when to hire help, and for what roles. Though the size, skills and situation of each startup group vary, there are points along the 4 Cornerstones in 3 Stages development model where [...]