A BOLD LOOK AT THE CULTURE OF BOARDROOM DYNAMICS AND WHY ITS TIME TO CHANGE IT
In a rapidly changing socioeconomic and business climate, nonprofit board leadership is being challenged to reassess the way it has traditionally governed. Change, flexibility and adaptability are knocking at the boardroom doors with an invitation to consider strategies for expanding capacity and increasing board member engagement. When boards take a fresh view of the culture by which they oversee corporate affairs, they may be shocked to learn of outmoded approaches to deliberations and making decisions.
Boardroom Culture Shock: 7 Strategies to Amplify the Competence and Capacity of Board Culture addresses topics boards do not easily entertain.
• seven counterproductive attitudes that block organizational health and growth
• drawing forth the best from board members,
• building a culture of open and honest dialogue,
• shifting to a more inclusive board,
• the one thing boards should do before attempting to raise money,
• solving the key complaints board members have,
• and more.
Offering insights into restructuring conventional attitudes, Charline ends each chapter with questions followed by practical application methods for amplifying the competence and capacity of the board. With the challenging and important work of nonprofits in a changing world, boards that are willing to shift their culture, will position the organizations they serve for positive health, growth and sustainability.
Charline Manuel is an inspirational teacher, spiritual leader, lecturer and author. She is frequently asked to speak on subjects of personal and spiritual growth, prayer, journaling and working with nonprofit Boards of Directors/Trustees. Her first of seven books “Pray Up Your Life,” continues to be a best seller. Charline has encouraged thousands of people in her seminars, workshops and international mission initiatives. She released two powerful books for nonprofit leadership in 2018 “The Power of One Accord” a revision of an earlier work, and Boardroom Culture Shock – a fresh perspectives for shifting culture in the boardroom. Charline’s children’s book “Do Puppies Pray” was inspired by her two grandsons who one day asked the question, “Grand mommy, teach us to pray.” The book is part of Charline’s vision where we raise confident kids to live in a peaceful world. Charline has traveled extensively speaking in New Thought churches, conferences and conventions around the country and abroad.