|April 1, 2009: Recruiting for the Future|
Boards frequently under-perform as advocates and advisors for organizations because the best minds are not at the table. Staff who assist with screening candidates usually focus on "who can protect me, "who can help solve our current problems," or "who has raised money before." More powerful outcomes would result by asking forward looking questions, such as:
- Who can help us set
goals to increase value to the community?