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1August 2017

The Role of Introverts in the Boardroom

By | August 1st, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

As the old saying goes, it takes all types to make up the world. However reading the literature about introverts, one can quickly come to the conclusion that they have no place in the boardroom. According to the Myers & Briggs Foundation, introverts are seen as reflective and reserved. They feel comfortable being alone and doing things on their own [...]

30June 2017

Cybersecurity & Corporate Boards: Vigilance is Not Enough

By | June 30th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mention cybersecurity these days and reactions vary from concern to all out dismay and anxiety. We are living in an era of extreme technological transformation whether it be due to the emergence of the cloud, increased mobile use, social media, or the growth of the "internet of things" or as it has sometimes called, "the internet of everything." The side [...]

11May 2017

Four Experts, Many Insights on Diversity and Corporate Governance

By | May 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Board-Talk is a weekly online live broadcast where I am privileged to converse with expert guests about the topic of diversity and corporate governance. It was conceived because despite the fact that we have long known that diversity in the boardroom is good for business, the rate of change is glacial at best. Our initial 10 week series which is [...]

13April 2017

NACD Champions Diversity in the Boardroom

By | April 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 13, 2017) — The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the advocate for the profession of directorship, today announced a partnership with MOSH. to live stream a 10-part weekly series called Board-Talk: Diversity and Corporate Governance. Using MOSH.’s unique digital platform, viewers will hear from and engage with experienced directors, investors, and diversity experts each week—in real time. The audience will be [...]

27February 2017

Proxy Advisors ISS and Glass Lewis: Director Overboarding in the Spotlight

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

It may shock you to know that in 1974, more than 90 directors served on 5 or more major corporate boards in the U.S. (from Who Killed the Inner Circle? The Decline of the American Corporate Interlock Network, Johan S.G. Chu & Gerald F. Davis. Today the topic of director overboarding is commonly deliberated and focused on. For the uninitiated, [...]

14February 2017

Interviewer Tips: Decoding Non-Verbal Communication

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Job seekers may think that acing an interview is as easy as putting on a pressed shirt, showing up on time and confidently selling themselves and their skills to the interviewer. But while all of the above are important and absolutely a good start that is all they are, a start. There is so much more to the interview, much [...]