Episode 69: The 8 Keys To Improving Your Relationship With Your Board President
Zelmyra and Herbert grew up as best friends in rural North Carolina.
The fell in love and got married on May 13, 1924
86 years and 290 days later, Herbert passed away in 2011. Zelmyra and Herbert Fisher hold the Guinness World Record for the longest marriage ever!
Their marriage held up through “the Great Depression, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights Movement and 15 presidential administrations.
As you might expect, they were asked what is the secret to having a long and happy marriage?
They would reply: “There is no secret to our marriage. We just did what was needed for each other and for our family.”
What an amazing relationship! What amazing advice!
I strongly believe that the MOST IMPORTANT relationship in a private school is the relationship between the Head of School and the Board President.
How would you describe your relationship with your Board Chair?
However you describe your relationship with your Board president, you can make it better. On today’s episode of the Private School Leader Podcast, we are going to talk about The 8 Keys To Improving Your Relationship With Your Board President.
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