CEO Succession

Ed Kangas: Lessons From A Master Troubleshooter

Veteran director and former Deloitte CEO Ed Kangas has built a reputation for wrangling with nightmare disruptions and thorny complexity—all while keeping the boardroom drama at bay.

Beware The Narcissistic Leader

CEOs with this affliction tend to be charismatic and confident, but, left unchecked, they often steer their companies into the abyss. Watch for these symptoms.

Twenty-First Century Leadership For Twenty-First Century Problems

We are globally connected, interdependent and extremely vulnerable. We ignore the implications of that at our peril.

The Coronavirus Outbreak Requires A Succession Plan Review

If your board hasn’t reviewed its company succession plan since the coronavirus outbreak began, it's time to make it a high priority on the agenda.

Don’t Fear Your Founders

As Facebook, Tesla and Twitter directors have all learned the hard way, allowing monarch CEOs free reign borders on board negligence.

Twitter Board Fight Shows Why Directors Should Evaluate CEOs Regularly

An earlier appraisal of CEO Dorsey would have helped to avoid an activist investor battle—and the appearance of having lost it.

Board Leadership Program

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

How To Onboard A New Director

Boards must be prepared to onboard new directors and facilitate a process that allows them to hit the ground running.

Guide To Board Assessments

Engaging a useful, annual self-assessment is fundamental to governance excellence. Stakeholders expect it, and disclosure of it evidences a board’s effectiveness and commitment to its role.

Committee Briefings: Top Considerations for 2020

Investor expectations, new disclosure requirements, ESG, current and future trends–your committee agendas are filling up.