Most of the time, change making isn’t a one time event.
It was said to hear the news announcing Senator Ted Kennedy’s brain tumor. Regardless of your political philosophy, I think we can agree that anyone facing a life-threatening disease deserves our compassion.
This announcement rekindled a conversation I’ve been having with myself about the role of longevity and steadfastness in organizational change.
The pros and cons of term limits
Not just in politics, but within our nonprofit organizations, there is strong support for term limits. Though I can wax eloquent on all the reasons for limiting the term of board members, and often do, I also know that our organizations (and our government) benefit greatly from the ability to craft deep and lasting relationships.