Board/Team Dynamics - 01/20/2016

The Importance of Safe Environments in Boardrooms

We know that when people feel good about where they are, their performance increases. This is especially true of board members. Environment sets the foundation for performance. When we talk about “environment” we mean the way members are greeted, how they sit, the general feeling in the room, and anything that may affect their mood […]

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Leadership - 01/16/2016

Is Your Board Functional?

In 2015 Volkswagen shocked their shareholders when the truth came out about their emissions testing. The German car giant had been cheating emissions tests for their diesel cars. This development has destroyed the public’s trust and has spotlighted the Volkswagen board. Now the car maker is in damage control mode, suspending employees, replacing their CEO, […]

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How Emotional Connections Affect Your Board of Directors

Most CEOs get nervous when I start talking about emotions. There is a thought process out there that says “emotions don’t belong in the boardroom”. I’m here to tell you that that could not be more wrong. I’m not saying we all need to hold hands, but we do need to address the fact that […]

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