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Board Development

Move to Improve! Board Development Services

Building a visionary company requires 1% vision and 99% alignment.

- Jim Collins

Set a new pace for your board of directors or advisory boards to S-T-R-E-T-C-H their effectiveness! The Prouty Project invites you to take further strides to gain more value out of your boards. A higher level of performance takes commitment and perseverance — just like the Prouty Project’s 2005 S-T-R-E-T-C-H Expedition team that ran the Paris Marathon in the above photo.

Take a quick “Prouty Pulse” on where your boards may need to stretch:

  • Is your board “bored” and need help to get more members engaged?
  • Are you getting the expected value out of your boards and board meetings?
  • Do you feel that your board understands and truly buys into your strategy?
  • Do you want to improve interaction between your board and management team?
  • Have you evaluated the effectiveness of your board in the past year?

To answer these and related questions, consider calling on the Prouty Project for creating bigger goals, bolder strategies, and better collaboration:

Board Assessment and Development

Benefit from an outside perspective to evaluate your board as a whole and/or as individuals, and gain action steps to strengthen roles and collaborative participation. Benefit from new insights into best practices for increased effectiveness.

Strategic Plan Engagement

Ignite and integrate your board’s energy in the strategic planning process and ensure clarity and alignment going forward.

Board Effectiveness

Increase your board’s ability to focus on the most important issues and ensure strong governance. Our unbiased approach can help you set and stay on course.

CEO/Executive Director Evaluation and Succession

Gain an unbiased perspective and process in assessing CEO performance and developing a succession plan that aligns with the organization’s values and mission.


Boards That Deliver

Boards That Deliver: Advancing Corporate Governance From Compliance to Competitive Advantage
by Ram Charan

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“Team Prouty was able to help us sort through and prioritize our most important and meaningful growth ideas.  After going through several sessions, we now have a prioritized list of items that we all agree are important to our future growth."

Mark W. Sheahan Vice President and General Manager | Graco Inc.