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Founding Boards & Conflict of Interest

Hildy Gottlieb

Conflict of interest is a critical matter for any board, but it is particularly an issue among founding boards. After all, those boards are usually filled with people who are close to the founder – and when that happens, all sorts of potential for conflict arises. Status of Board Recruitment at Creating the Future.

The ‘Sisterhood’ Goes Missing at Board Level

Governance in a Networked World

Board diversity has been a hot topic in the corporate world for some time now. Only 16 relationships exist between the female board members (0.19

Giving Boards What They Need to Lead

Hildy Gottlieb

What does a board need in order to lead? No, I’m not talking about what boards are supposed to DO. What do board members need in order to BE leaders? This is not just an academic question for us, as we are right now in the process of building Creating the Future’s founding board. What I Did for Our Board.

What Boards Need – Stuff I’m Thinking About…

Hildy Gottlieb

What if boards don’t need training? What if board members already know what they need to know, and just need to be reminded of that?

Companies with ‘Networked’ Board Directors have 85% Higher Growth Rates!

Governance in a Networked World

The article identifies the key board interlocks between some of Australia's largest companies. Governments also have their advisory boards.

What Do You Wish Your Board Would Learn?

Hildy Gottlieb

Board education in digestible chunks. 20-30 minute audio classes for listening in your car or with your board. So what do you need?

Bayer Embraces Lotus Connections Across-the-Board, Not SharePoint MySite

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have previously commented on the use of IBM Connections at Bayer Material Science, a 15,000 employee part of Bayer - see Bayer Material Science to Implement Lotus Connections (November 2010), and An Update on Value and Adoption (March 2011). Volker set me straight, however : " Bayer is one of Microsoft's largest wins. Only they did not.

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Recruiting OUR Board!

Hildy Gottlieb

It’s time for us to do one of the most exciting things I can think of – recruit the founding board for Creating the Future!

DIY Wall Board for Graphic Facilitation

Michelle Laurie

Due to odd sizes of the 4 foam core boards, I cut them to fit a 4×8 piece of paper and taped it together with white duct tape. I clip paper to the edges of the board rather than using tape which is great and keeps the paper looking nice. I knew it was experimental so didn’t want to spend too much money.

Boards - No Wonder!

Hildy Gottlieb

The other day, I got this tip from a group that specializes in boards and governance. (I’ve Addressing noncompliant board members can be a challenge. It is difficult to reprimand veteran board members or ask them to step down. All nonprofits should institute term limits to facilitate board renewal. Why sad?

Giving Boards Time to Think

Hildy Gottlieb

Nowhere is this more evident than in the board rooms of Community Benefit Organizations. So where can a board even start? For whom?”.

The New Workstyle - A Conference Board White Paper

Michael Sampson - Currents

Yesterday I pointed to the recent Gist Infographic about the new workstyle. If you haven't seen it, I recommend taking a look. Collaboration

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Learning, community values and my skills – this is what I can bring to The Kootenay Coop Board

Michelle Laurie

I am running for the board of the Kootenay Co-op and would love to have your vote. Below I summarize each reason in brief: 1. Learning.

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Board Gender Quotas? Why Wait?

Governance in a Networked World

In Australia the implementation of a board quota system could be compared with the republican debate i.e. unlikely to be resolved quickly.

The Lies People Tell on Your Online Community (Reflections on “I Was Teenage Hockey Message Board Jailbait”)

Managing Communities

photo credit: Skley People tell lies on your online community. They tell lies to get around your policies. They tell white lies that probably don’t hurt anyone. And then they tell lies that can. Katie Baker, a contributor over at Gawker Media sports blog Deadspin, recently penned a fascinating piece on her experience using hockey-themed [.].

Invision Power Services :: Community :: Board :: Home

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Is Here As the very core of our Community Suite package, weve made sure that IP.Board is an outstanding bulletin board system. The result of over seven years experience in developing bulletin board software, IP.Board brings powerful and practical features while remaining intuitive and flexible - and its now blazing fast too. Intuitive.

Inspiring Boards

Hildy Gottlieb

Just as I finished yesterday’s post on the power of inspiring boards (vs. Is your board using a Consent Agenda ? ShareThis.

Lean manufacturing boards

Governance in a Networked World

I had the opportunity to sit in on some "Lean Board" meetings where staff gather at the begining of the day to review their Lean KPIs. I can see the perfect fit now for our Partnership Scorecard and Lean under the 'teamwork' principles part of the Lean board the process forced people to meet and share performance information.

Are Board Turnover Rates Limiting Diversity Opportunities and Growth?

Governance in a Networked World

Let’s face it, sought after board positions on publicly listed companies are not advertised in the newspaper. annual turnover. CAGR in revenue.

Open source board game

Net-Map Toolbox

I’m still searching for a board game producer who can mass produce Net-Map boxes at the price and quality that makes sense. Today I found bluepanther , who look interesting and from their website I landed in a different universe that was unknown to me before: The world of Piecepack. “Flexible. Portable. Affordable. Public domain.

Conflict of Interest & Transparency

Hildy Gottlieb

But it is not illegal for board members to have conflicts of interest. To all who participated, thank you! The Next Question.

Community Guy Job Board Relaunch

Community Guy

In addition to the crazy flurry of activity related to AEV 2.0 , I’ve been working away on relaunching the Community Guy Job Board. Head over to the Community Guy Job Board and see what great new opportunities exist! The new site is a vastly improved experience that will hopefully make it far easier to seek jobs and find candidates.

Executive Committee? No thank you.

Hildy Gottlieb

Last week at Creating the Future, something happened that couldn’t wait till the board’s next meeting. Nothing unusual, right? Getting Real.

Board Orientation Do’s and Don’ts

Hildy Gottlieb

I was thumbing through our Board Recruitment & Orientation workbook this weekend, looking for a particular form. (I But I digress…).

3 Questions to Create Visionary Boards

Hildy Gottlieb

So what will it take for your board to become the visionary leaders of your organization? What matters most to our board?

No Time to Think

Hildy Gottlieb

And the staffs and boards of organizations? At every board meeting. And boards are better off because of it! Here is his question.

Is That Really Governance?

Hildy Gottlieb

Board Size. Or is it instead a 32 chapter list describing the mechanical functions of being a board? When will they acknowledge that replacing high-level, engaged leadership with a risk management checklist has done nothing but create disengaged, micromanaging, dysfunctional, scared, bored boards? ONE CHAPTER! Meetings.

Making Real Friends: The Heart of Community Engagement

Hildy Gottlieb

Community Engagement Diaper Bank Tools to Use Now Boards and fundraising friendraising FundraisingStrategy #10: Community Sleuthing. Stay tuned!

Joyful, Spirit-Filled, Vision-Focused Touchy-Feely Mumbo Jumbo

Hildy Gottlieb

What about boards who see it as… Touchy feely? Whispered tones: “My board isn’t going to like the vision stuff. compassion. spirit.

What is the Diversification ‘Sweet Spot’? We have an Answer.15%

Governance in a Networked World

The cry for diversification Boards is loud and clear. How can Boards identify the ‘right’ balance to optimise financial performance?

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What makes a good community? " The Diving Board

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The GroupSwim Diving Board Thoughts on Collaboration, Enterprise 2.0, and SaaS « What is a community? First in a never ending series) Mikebook » What makes a good community? By Tom “Excuse me, Tom, What does make a community good?&# People ask me this just all the time. Here it is: “It’s the people, stupid”.

Don’t Allow Your Community to Become a Complaint Board for Someone Else’s Forums

Managing Communities

Your community should have it’s own mission. Why do you exist? Who are you? Who are you for? What do you want to be? Those are the things you and your community should be focused on. Unfortunately, what can happen sometimes is that your community is used to talk about another community in a negative way. [.].

CEOs Don’t Understand Social Media The Australian

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The backlash on Myer’s Facebook Page, the tweets from the public and celebrities alike on Twitter, and other social media sites was staggering.

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The Sequestering Approach and Personal Kanban

Evolving Web

On the white board you can list these in a sequestered box, simply checking them off when complete.

One Key to a Vibrant Collaboration Site " The GroupSwim Diving Board

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The GroupSwim Diving Board Thoughts on Collaboration, Enterprise 2.0, and SaaS « Bike Commuting Is Really An Option OK, I’ll Bite » One Key to a Vibrant Collaboration Site By Jason One of the advantages of my position at GroupSwim is I get to see lots of customers and their sites. I’m not saying limit their options.

How do you define community (version 2242 in a never ending series)? " The Diving Board

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The GroupSwim Diving Board Thoughts on Collaboration, Enterprise 2.0, and SaaS « MTB Guru The Enterprise and Web 2.0 » How do you define community (version 2242 in a never ending series)? By Tom Here I go again. I am going to keep asking the question until I figure out what it really means. conference 2 weeks ago.

Why any collaboration strategy must include email " The Diving Board

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The GroupSwim Diving Board Thoughts on Collaboration, Enterprise 2.0, and SaaS « Check out our mention on GigaOm Quantifying an online community » Why any collaboration strategy must include email By Jason There are many tools and strategies out in the world focused on collaboration. Many are web based and many are document based.

The Problem With Waiting for Boardwalk and Park Place

Managing Communities

photo credit: airinnajera Are you familiar with the board game, Monopoly? Boardwalk and Park Place are the two most valuable properties on the board. It’s a classic. They cost the most and, as such, deal the biggest blow if you land on them when they are owned by someone else. This makes them the most [.]. Thinking

SharePoint Intranets-in-a-Box v2 – from Clearbox

Michael Sampson - Currents

To top it off, we have comparison tables across the board to help you identify options to match your requirements, budget and location. It is full of practical advice on the tools that can give you a quick-start to an intranet. Is Unily better than Rise? Is LiveTiles right for you? What are Wizdom’s strengths and weaknesses?

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Green Chameleon » Dr David Vaine on Knowledge Outsourcing

Green Chameleon

… By Gauri Welcome on board, Edgar, hope to see you at future meetings as well… By Antonella Nice recap, Edgar. All rights reserved.