Despite the complaints of executive directors that their boards "need training," often the most effective way to change a board is to change the people who are on it. And sometimes, a board itself realizes it needs to change faster and more dramatically than it can by adding a couple of new folks a year.
"I shouldn't be on this board anymore," commented the board member of a large national organization. "My boss' boss should be on this board."
He was recognizing that . . .