Creating a truly effective board doesn’t happen by accident. From selecting the right people, to running crisp meetings, to fostering good working relationships with management and one another—boards are tasked with many decisions that impact how well they function. Over time, boards fall into routines for how they operate. But how many regularly look at their governance practices to see if they are as good as they could be? If your board is ready to make some improvements, we offer the nine questions and insights into leading practices that can maximize board effectiveness.