Mastering the Art of Board Leadership

Becoming the Chair of a Board of Directors is often the pinnacle of a brilliant career.  Yet many Board Chairs never fulfill their true potential; they fail to capitalize on this tremendous opportunity.  And that’s a shame – not only for these leaders personally, but for the companies they govern and the boards they lead. [...]

By |2022-08-15T18:02:54+00:00August 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making the Most of New Boardroom Talent

 Tremendous excitement always accompanies the recruitment of a new director. But many boards pay scant attention to an equally important issue: Making the making the most of their boardroom talent.  Even stellar directors often fail to realize their full potential. It’s not that they’re ineffective; it’s just that they could be so much more – [...]

By |2022-08-15T18:03:18+00:00August 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Unlocking Your Board’s Potential

Benjamin Disraeli once said, “Most people die with their music still locked up inside of them”.  Can we say the same for Boards of Directors?  Do these awesome brain trusts of brilliant, accomplished people carefully selected to oversee an organization and help it to navigate difficult challenges – do they typically fulfill their true potential?  [...]

By |2022-08-15T18:03:39+00:00July 12th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Boards Micro-Manage – And What You Can Do About It

Micro-management is a perennial topic of boardroom discussion.  Of nearly 200 CEOs that I’ve worked with over the past 25 years, more than half criticized their boards - or at least some of their directors - for “micro-management”.  One Chief Executive tried to remedy the problem by tasking his General Counsel to create a comprehensive [...]

By |2022-08-15T18:04:06+00:00July 6th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Boardroom Silver Bullets for New CEOs: Part #1 – Revamp Your Board Books

This is the most powerful piece of advice I have for any new CEO who wants to start their relationship off with the Board of Directors on a positive note: Streamline and improve your board pre-reading materials.  Now that may sound as dull as dishwater but trust me, CEOs who take the time to create [...]

By |2022-08-15T18:04:28+00:00June 29th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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