Onboarding and Building a Team
We have written quite frequently about the need to assign priority attention to bring on new board members. If done well, the board is set up for much higher levels of success. If done poorly – or not at all – new members struggle to belong and contribute.
New members’ lack of training may lead to overly negative behaviors and attitudes.
So take charge! Meet as a board and set up a plan for building out the new member knowledge and camaraderie as a new board. It only takes one member for the whole team “personality” and culture to change. Make it a change for the better.
Our books have talked about onboarding and team building. Here are three genuine samples from boards we have trained.