10 Ways Boards Screw Up Leadership Transition

Date / Time: December 13, 2018 12:00 am

There are two things I want you to keep in your head as you read this.

  1. Great boards often screw up leadership transitions.
  2. Mediocre boards always do.

I spoke to a board chair once who oversaw a search for a new Executive Director when the current staff leader left after a long and strong tenure. The person they hired was kind of a disaster.

I’m being kind.