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How Should Boards Approach Recruiting Diverse Board Candidates?

Posted by Alex Hay on Sep 23, 2021

In recent years, corporate boards are recruiting more women for their boards and they’re having good success. There’s also a move to recruit different ethnicities to boards and that effort has been a bit slower. 

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The Best Online Meeting Options for a University's Board of Trustees

Posted by Alex Hay on Sep 16, 2021

Now more than ever, universities are looking at solutions that will make communications like their board of trustees meetings more efficient and cost-effective.

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Topics: Universities, Board of Directors, Technology, Meetings

Struggling to Organize Your Board Meeting Minutes? Try Using Our Handy Template

Posted by Alex Hay on Jul 19, 2021

As commonplace as it is to take the notes (or minutes) of a board of directors meeting, it may surprise you to learn that these groups are not legally required to take minutes at all. Although they are not a required component of a meeting, taking minutes at board meetings has become a best practice for a lot of good governance reasons.

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8 Essentials of Effective Board Governance

Posted by Alex Hay on Jun 3, 2021

People and passion draw people to serve on a board. Establishing clear and actionable best practices early will help them fulfill that role well.

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3 Essential Aspects of Hosting a Virtual Shareholder Meeting

Posted by Alex Hay on Apr 22, 2021

Meetings of shareholders are essential for effective corporate governance: It is through this meeting that the company’s ultimate stakeholders exercise influence on the direction of the company. 

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Topics: Board of Directors, Business, Shareholders

The Do's and Don'ts of Church Leadership Elections

Posted by Alex Hay on Mar 18, 2021

Successful elections rely on careful planning and flawless implementation. Not only must the election administrator set up the ballot correctly and manage voter expectations, they must find new ways of encouraging buy-in from their organization.

When it comes to church leadership elections, agreeing on a new policy or electing your next leaders may be your clear end goal; however, getting there isn’t always so simple.

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Topics: Election Tips, Board of Governors, Online Voting, Leadership, Non-Profit, Board of Directors

How to Run Better School Board Meetings

Posted by Alex Hay on Feb 4, 2021

A school board meeting that has no direction can be unproductive and unnecessarily time-consuming – especially when the meeting is after hours for your “volunteer” job. Here are six simple yet effective tips to help you hold efficient school board meetings now and into the coming year.

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Topics: K-12, Board of Directors

3 Tips for Running a Board of Directors Election

Posted by Alex Hay on May 8, 2020

The nomination and evaluation of quality candidates for a board of directors can be an intensive yet vital process for many organizations. Board elections are especially important as they can often influence the direction of an organization’s growth and development for several years.

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Email, Proxy or Online Voting: Which is Better for Your Board?

Posted by Sarah Diamond on Apr 6, 2018

Boosting participation from your Board of Directors is key to any organization’s vote. One way to increase participation and engagement from your board members, as well as involve them in more major decisions, is through online voting.

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