You’ve been told that a governing body should practice “generative thinking” in order to be high performing. But what does that even mean?
I've beta tested the following series with the public entity risk pooling community and will be rolling out new versions soon.
DEMYSTIFYING Generative Governance
Break myths and misconceptions about types of governance thinking. Then explore examples of what generative governance is and what it isn’t as well as tips to help CEOs and governing body chairs fulfill their duties.
(re)Defining EFFICIENT Meetings
Conventional wisdom doesn’t always serve pool governing bodies and CEOs when “efficient” meetings become more important than “effective” ones. How quickly your governing body navigates an agenda isn’t a strong outcome if it sacrifices the importance of a deep and relevant conversation.
(re)Setting the Table for DURABLE Decisions
Take a look at how all the components of your governing body meetings -- from the information packets you produce to where people sit. Which of them help or hinder deep discussion and reflection on complex issues? Are there simple changes you can make?
Chait, Richard, William Ryan, Barbara Taylor (2005)
Cathy Trower (2012)
Neuroscience for Nonprofit Leaders: Methods for Building Your Brain’s
Agility and Capabilities
Dr. Tara Swart (2019)
Daniel Kahneman (2011)
Dan & Chip Heath (2013)
Daniel Pink (2019)