12 Effective Strategies To Becoming a Functional Board

12 Effective Strategies to Becoming a Functional Board Boards serve the critical function of governance and the strategic direction of the company. Dysfunction at the board level often spills over to the management of the company and throughout the organization. If the board you serve on has been struggling with progress, lack of transparency, engagement, […]

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Gratitude Fuels Better Board and Team Dynamics

The holidays remind us to give thanks to our loved ones. At our Thanksgiving, my sister asked everyone what they were thankful for and when the turn came for my ten-year-old grandson, Avi, here is what he said: “I am thankful to my aunt Tonia for making a beautiful holiday Thanksgiving and for gathering the […]

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How To Transition From Management To Board Oversight in Forbes

A strong, unified board is made up of emotionally connected experts. Each of these experts has probably spent time in their field as a leader. The question that we get asked often is, how do we get independent-minded directors to pull the wagon in the same direction? In my conversation with Kim Chatani, an independent […]

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The New Era of Collaboration in OC Lawyer Magazine

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Four Ways to Improve Board Performance at Your Next Board Meeting in Industry Week

How can you make your board of directors a more effective group? Building “emotional safety” is an important step to increased trust and performance. In the last decade, the subject of board dynamics has gained significant attention. As manufacturers seek to boost performance, board dynamics has become one of the focal points for improvement. The […]

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Ten Ways to Unite Your Board During a Hostile Takeover in NACD Directorship Magazine

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How Airgas Avoided A Hostile Takeover in Corporate Board Member Magazine

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How Managing Emotions Can Improve Board Effectiveness in Chief Executive Magazine

Traditionally, board effectiveness has been seen as having a direct correlation with governance or strategy. While these two elements are important for boards to perform, what is often overlooked is the effect of the human condition on productivity.

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Why A Board Caught In A Negative Cycle Shouldn’t Neglect Emotion in Forbes

Published on Forbes   Uber’s board is again facing challenging times. After a shake-up over the last year or so, including Travis Kalanick’s loss of power in the company, the board has added several new openings. But there is still a concern about its negative interactional pattern. In our past analysis, we discussed some strategies […]

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