Moving organizations and leaders in one direction — FORWARD
Forward offers a suite of services including governance consulting, strategic planning, executive coaching, and board leadership coaching.
Forward offers a suite of services including governance consulting, strategic planning, and executive coaching.
Guiding organizations and leaders into the future
Why choose Forward?
With two decades of experience spanning operations, strategic planning, and board development, Forward combines a neutral third-party perspective and best practices to help you turn ideas into action.
Forward partners with executives and boards across all sectors using a tailored approach including board advisory services, strategic planning, and executive coaching.
Success, tailored to your needs.
We partner with you to optimize organizational performance across three domains — governance effectiveness, strategic facilitation, and individual leadership coaching. Our approach is collaborative and designed to support your unique needs. Backed by years of experience in governance, strategy, and executive leadership, Laura Orr will help you create the path FORWARD.
Forward offers a complimentary discussion to learn more about your consulting and coaching needs. There’s no commitment, just an opportunity to explore opportunities to move your organization and your leadership FORWARD.
Leadership Succession as a Strategic Imperative
Board leadership succession planning is a critical aspect of effective governance. Selecting a board chair is one of the most important decisions a board and a CEO will make, and committing to serve in that leadership role is one of the most important decisions a trustee will make.
The Strategic Impact of Subsidiary Boards
The roles of health system parent boards and local subsidiary boards continue to evolve. As new partnership models are implemented across the country, governance structures are changing to meet new needs.
Use WORDLE to boost your board’s performance!
WORDLE is not only a daily word game taking the world by storm and providing many a welcomed daily distraction, but it can also teach us some powerful lessons – including in the board room! There is always an opportunity to enhance the effectiveness of your board. Have fun with it!