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Recommended Reading for Committee/Board Members

differenceBoards That Make a Difference by John Carver

The proven means of operating board governance. Easy to read and absorb an important book for learning the need and know how of becoming a working board. Recommended especially for executive board members.



overcomingdysfunctionsOvercoming The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni

Indispensible aid to evaluate your board and and its function. Exercises to help correct any potential problems are included for consideration during your board retreats. Recommended for all board members.



peopleraisingPeople Raising by William P. Dillon

People Raising helps you and your board understand the ministry behind fund-raising. It dispels many of the "hang-ups" we often have in gaining the finances we need to move the ministry forward. Recommeded for all board members.



DosDontsDonutsMeetings: Do’s Don’ts and Donuts by Sharon M. Lippincott 

The complete handbook for successful meetings. Tired of boring, time-consuming meetings where nothing’s accomplished? Here are the tools you’ll need to run more productive meetings that save time and get results. Recommended for all board members.



effectiveboardmemberThe Effective Board Member (previously titled Boardroom Confidence) by Bobb Biehl and Ted W. Engstrom

“The one book every board member should read.” A complete, practical tool that tackles your every board concern.

  • From basic board skills to advanced training

  • Working as an effective team

  • Maximizing each board meeting

  • Executive protocol

  • Reporting to the board

  • Ten key roles and responsibilites for Board members


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