Finding committed directors with the right skills and experience that are willing to put in the work. Being on a board requires far more than just showing up to meetings.
No reflection on board performance or director performance within the board.
Misplaced loyalty to personal goals or leaders in the organization in lieu of the mission and purpose of the organization.
Not spending enough time and effort assessing the organization’s long-term strategy. Far too often short sighted plans are focused on instead of long term, industry disruptive, creative planning.