Collective Impact in the Real World with SVP

Last week I wrote about the trend of Collective Impact and how thinking collaboratively can be useful for Boards. The main tenets of collective impact are collaboration toward a common goal, coordination of activities, measurement of progress, communication and accountability to a “backbone organization.” In thinking about a best example of collective impact in Los…

Best Practices for Board Retreats

The team at Starfish Impact has had the honor of facilitating a few amazing board retreats this year. We’ve seen boards come together to create ambitious goals, set performance objectives, and unify around a single vision for the future. There’s no magic formula for a productive retreat but successful retreats share some common best practices:…