When Board Members Go Rogue

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In episode 114 I talked about how to survive a bad board. Well that opened the floodgates and I've been hearing about aaaaaaaall sorts of bad board member behavior. Rather than sit and be mad about it, I wanted to give you some things to consider and maybe even a couple of action items you can use to help you get back on mission.

The top 3 reasons why board members go rogue (in my experience) are:

  1. Expectations weren't made clear
  2. They were recruited poorly
  3. One of you is overstepping trying to be helpful

Listen on for my top 3 ways to deal with this.

If I haven't addressed your specific problem, email me and let me know. becky@virtualexecutivedirector.com

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