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In Trust newsletter logo February 27, 2015

Shared governance:
Resources for your board

Shared-Gov-enewsShared governance is one of the most challenging issues at many seminaries and theological colleges.
If shared governance continues to be a challenge at your school, you may want to consider some of these resources.


Working too hard doesn't work
Lewis_Hine_Power_house_mechanic_working_on_steam_pump enewsRon Friedman’s article at the Harvard Business Review, “Working Too Hard Makes Leading More Difficult,” contains a warning for presidents, chairs, and other leaders: many behaviors that vault you into leadership roles become hindrances once you actually are a leader.


Get your board off the bus --
and into the boat

Row-boat--enewsAlthough Jim Collins’ caution about getting the right people on the bus is often cited in conversations about board member recruitment, it’s actually a curious metaphor for how to build a strong board. 

Consider this. People on a bus don’t set direction. They don’t watch the road. 


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