We may never be able to get back to how things were – and frankly we should not strive to – but in order for us to move forward and create a workspace that is ready to welcome back employees and teams, this is the time to turn the intentions of DEI we have been setting into measurable actions across our organizations.
Now more than ever, all eyes are on how well an organization is performing its duties and fulfilling its promises to its stakeholders. As a member of the board of directors, you are the champion of your organization. It is ultimately up to you and your peers to steer the ship on the right course, practice continuous trust building, and sustain a culture of growth, learning and accountability within your board and organization.
In today’s world where there will be a rush of new funding, new programs, and policies in response to Covid and focus on social justice, entrepreneurs and organizations would benefit by making elected officials and government entities whether at local, state, and national level a priority.
Aside from the typical ones related to good governance, there is no question that it is imperative for the Board to be more connected than ever to what the world around us is currently experimenting and have an in-depth understanding of the potential futures about to take shape under our own eyes.
A Palm Springs (CA) based women’s assistance program had been slammed by the impact of Covid-19: staff, volunteers and the board were demoralized and confused. The organization had run out of funds and was trying to get out of their office lease. In short, they were preparing to shut down. Covid-19 had almost forced a […]