Board Composition

The Secret to a Great Board: Vetting Your Candidates

While top corporate and institutional officials are experts at assessing issues and making fact-based decisions, considerations surrounding appointments of fellow senior leaders can present unique risks to the reputations of the decision-makers and their institutions.

6 Lessons for Leveraging Leadership on Your Company’s Board

One of the first rules of great leadership is knowing who to turn to for help. And much attention has been paid to the importance of a deep bench in a company’s C-Suite, but less emphasis is placed on the importance of fully leveraging the leadership experience on a corporate board.

4 Ways to Up Your Board of Directors’ Value Proposition

Today’s business conditions call for boards of directors to add more value to the company equation by focusing on a wider range of issues.

Consider Board Service as a Career Advancement Strategy

Rising professionals should consider serving on boards to propel their careers.

Don’t Let Politics Color Board Members’ Thinking

When it comes to politics, U.S. corporate boards are, in some cases, as polarized as the general population, according to a Harvard Business Review survey of directors of public and private U.S.-based companies.

Why you Need Board Members with Technical Expertise

Companies largely seek board members with long histories of leadership experience. But in a world of rapid technological change, tech-savvy knowledge is now critical.

The Yawning Skills Gap on American Boards (it’s Not Only About Gender)

Most Fortune 500 companies today expect 50% or more of their future growth to come from emerging markets, and they are investing heavily to back this bet.

3 Reasons Why You Need Millennials in the Boardroom

Everyone knows that millennials have recently overtaken baby boomers as the largest generation in the United States. And while the majority of CEOs, Presidents and Chairmen are still baby boomers, companies need to start phasing millennials into the boardroom mix.

Is Your Board Diverse Enough? A Recent Survey Says No

CEOs who haven’t taken a long look at the makeup of their companies’ board of directors in a while should take the time to do so now. There is a lack of diversity across all boardrooms—and a pressing need to turn the tide.

5 Steps for Sustaining Board Performance

Corporate board performance, and board governance, are experiencing more scrutiny today than ever before. Whether it’s by activist shareholders, proxy advisors or government regulators, each has their own agenda and set of recommendations for improvement or change.
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CEOs Find Renewed Optimism Amid Disruption in Washington

CEO confidence in business conditions over the coming year has rebounded to January levels, although some note anxiety over the pending election.
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