Holiday post; meeting matters

Governing Matters

This is going to be a short post.

One of the books I’ve read during these holidays belongs to my father and is a book of quotes. Some of the quotes, I thought, would be of interest to governors. I hope that these quotes will provide you with some light relief during the hot summer days but, apart from the first two, will not apply to your governing bodies!

“Good teachers are costly, but bad teachers cost more.”
Robert Talbert

“Board meetings should not be for the benefit of the board. They should be for the benefit of the CEO and the senior team.”
Fred Wilson

“What is a committee? A group of unwilling, picked from the unfit, to do the unnecessary.”
Richard Harkness

“A committee is a group of people who individually can do nothing but together can decide that nothing can be done.”
Fred Allen

“A committee is…

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  1. Pingback: Blogposts for the 4 Weeks Ending 5th August 2015 | The Echo Chamber

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