Trust. A Company's Most Important Capital.

Trust is emotional. It's about people and feelings. It is often seen as soft and fluffy but is in fact hard and valuable. According to a report from Oracle, intangible assets account for about 80% of...

What a Chief Strategy Officer Is and Why You Need One

We look at the rise of the CSO, the key responsibilities of the role and why it can be such a...

More Grits, Please!

As the title may suggest, my request for 'grits' is not referencing the porridge made from boiled...

Research: Boards must be effective in 20 discrete areas to be high performing

New ground-breaking research conducted by Board Benchmarking with the assistance of Deakin...

Are You Hindering Your Appointment?

Reflecting on a Year of Board Candidate Interactions

(Originally appeared in the December 20th,...

How to present to a board of directors

The most effective board members can communicate their ideas, perspectives and points of expertise...

2022: Time for Employers to Get Purposeful About Purpose

PURPOSE. It’s a loaded word. Both for corporations and individuals. And while today’s focus on...

The role and responsibilities of a Chief Resilience Officer

In long-lasting periods of calm, it becomes hard to justify investing in crisis management....

The board’s role in creating sustainable corporate strategy

Investors are becoming increasingly focused on sustainability and there is a genuine recognition...

What happens when board evaluations are not effective?

Like every company team and employee, it’s essential for a board of directors to regularly evaluate...