This is my first post where our undivided attention will focus around a set of important PASAMBAs (Practices, Actions, Styles, Attitudes, Manners, Behaviors, and Attributes) that attach to some critical function undertaken by every change-making board. All the collected PASAMBAs I’ll outline in subsequent blog posts share one thing in common—they make board governance more consequential and impactful—and they are universal in the sense they can be applied across all public and nonprofit...

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