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Industry News, Views and Commentary

Insights, tips and occasional rants about boards, leadership and recruiting today.

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7March 2018

Board Diversity: What are you Waiting For?

By | March 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The burden of proof has been met. Diverse boards make better decisions and lead to improved company performance. Yet despite the research, validation, prodding by institutional investors and state and city government as well as all types of social and nonprofit organizations, a startling 1805 companies out of 3192 (companies from the Fortune 1000 and Russell 3000) in a gender [...]

27February 2018

The Other Side of the Equation: Questions you Must ask When Considering a Board Opportunity

By | February 27th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Interviewing for a board seat seems like a dream come true for many. It may feel like the capstone of a career marked by regular progression and success. However, this dream can turn out to be a nightmare as not all companies, and hence boards, are unflawed. Our image of the utopian boardroom is just that, an image. Most boards, [...]

26January 2018

Risky Business: The Perils of Being a Board Director

By | January 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The role of corporate board director can be highly desirable. To many it represents the capstone of a career and the ultimate confirmation of achievement and success. We all know that one typically does not become a board director until we have achieved a certain level of accomplishment, esteem and wisdom. And it is precisely because of this track record of [...]

19December 2017

Why Diversity in Corporate America is More Important Than Ever

By | December 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

I cannot say #Metoo, but since this hashtag started trending several weeks ago, I have asked myself two questions. First, how would I feel if something like this happened to me and secondly, why so many women waited so long to speak up. I don't, of course, pretend to fully understand something that I have not experienced first-hand, but as [...]

24October 2017

The 3 D’s of Being a Board Director

By | October 24th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

The role of board director is perhaps as complex and challenging as it is highly desirable. For many it represents the capstone of their career. It is an opportunity to contribute wisdom, knowledge and expertise as well as to learn from other esteemed and accomplished individuals. The position is aspirational albeit not always accessible. This makes it all the more [...]

8September 2017

Board Refreshment: New Paradigms for Board Effectiveness

By | September 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Board refreshment is trending. For those of us not of the millennial generation (myself included) this simply means that board refreshment is popular, praised and finally becoming mainstream. The reasons for this are numerous. Firstly, diversity in the boardroom has been a so-called “hot topic” for years now. These days we clearly understand that diverse boards make better decisions and these [...]