Feb 26, 2019
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.
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
(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