From Recruitment to Recommitment, Building the Board You Need with Kate Hayes

Kate Hayes of Echoing Green,  a seed-funding and leadership development program for social entrepreneurs, joins Dolph for a lively discussion about the care and feeding of baby boards. Kate also shares her love of site visits to reignite board members’ passion for the organizational mission.   Links: Kate’s firm: www.echoinggreen.org Kate’s Article in SSIR: A Roadmap to Better Boards Archive of Kate’s Articles in Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/katehayes/#630769431a85   *****Timestamped Highlights***** (4:08) Growing from the “friends and family plan” (7:12) Why now? What do I want my board to look like? Who do I need?  (10:34) The perks of cold-calling prospective members (12:40) A critical piece of the puzzle: matching context and content (17:06) Until Bernie Marcus knocks on your door, keep giving that homework (19:32) Peer pressure for a healthy culture (20:30) Bless and release  (23:48) Recommitting board members by sparking their passion

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