Ceil McCloy, CEO and her husband Dave Dobson, Co-Founder of Integrated Science Solutions, Inc. (ISSI), brought in outside board members as a strategic decision. Often businesses pay only lip service to their Board, just barely fulfilling legal requirements. But bolstering the Board’s role in oversight of your business can be very beneficial, as it has for ISSI.
Nothing is for sure with big, broad constituencies. The bigger the group, the more variation there will be in how people react to needed change. Jim Harrison, CEO of MLSListings Inc., shows us how the patient leader listens to everyone, never reacts impulsively, and works in the interest of building consensus.