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1411, 2017

Win more RFP’s with a Professional Proposal Critique

November 14th, 2017|

Win more RFP’s with a Proposal Critique When we ask client’s “which business development initiative helped grow their business the most”? They frequently answer that it was “by winning an RFP contract”. In our experience, Request for Proposals (called RFP’s) – are the greatest opportunity for any company to win a big juicy business contract [...]

611, 2017

Lessons for my ex (real estate agent)

November 6th, 2017|

It was great information! Over the past couple of months we’ve been working with a real estate agent. We’re looking for a house in a smaller city. The houses are older and charming, especially close to downtown. A couple of weeks ago we found a very nice house on a street we liked. It had [...]

311, 2017

Latest Trends from Association Board Governance Assessments

November 3rd, 2017|

Here’s what we find most commonly when we conduct an association Board assessment: Directors don’t share a common definition of the Board role. Board composition doesn’t reflect the risks and opportunities that the Association is facing. Board operating procedures are focused on staff operations not governance. Association Board Role Definition The trend in association Board [...]

311, 2017

Details of a Boardroom Metrics Governance Assessment

November 3rd, 2017|

When we are engaged to do a Board governance assessment, this is what we do: Objectives of the Governance Assessment to assess current governance structure and processes to recommend the most beneficial ways to improve governance and further improve the performance of the organization Outputs of the Governance Assessment A detailed assessment of the organization’s [...]

111, 2017

Should Your Industry Association Have a Competency-Based Board?

November 1st, 2017|

Association Director Experience vs Expertise Competency based Boards engage Directors based on their specific knowledge and expertise. Traditionally, industry association Boards have engaged Directors based on their seniority, industry experience, and even location. Which is better? On competency-based Boards, the expertise of the Directors mirrors the challenges and opportunities that the association and its members [...]

2510, 2017

A Client Good News Story Makes Us Proud

October 25th, 2017|

Governance, Strategy and Leadership ‘Tell your story. Please tell your story.’ For the past year that’s what we’ve been encouraging one of our clients – The Canadian Hearing Society – to do. Canadian Hearing Society is the undisputed leader removing barriers to participation for Canada’s Deaf and hard of hearing. Brilliant, dedicated and forward thinking, [...]

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