CEO Succession

Succeeding At CEO Succession

Choosing a new leader is often the single most important decision a board will make, yet between a quarter and a third of companies don’t have a succession plan in place—and even those who do often get it wrong.

Verizon’s Mark Bertolini: ‘Never Waste A Good Crisis’

There’s nothing quite like a catastrophe to shake up the status quo—and this one isn’t over yet. But directors are already mining the wreckage of 2020 for lessons on emerging stronger, faster and ready for whatever is next. Here’s what they’ve found.

Goya CEO Censure Highlights Boards’ Responsibility For Communications

Deciding how the company should respond to controversial issues before a company official makes a gaffe can prevent reputational damage that could have severely negative impacts on company growth.

What Boards Can Learn From The President’s Erratic Exit

Five warning signs that a CEO is veering into the kind of monarchical behavior that can jeopardize a smooth transition.

Patrick Lencioni Exclusive: Discover Your Team’s Genius

Do too many of your company’s best ideas go nowhere? Why are some of your smartest people silent in brainstorming sessions? Best-selling author Patrick Lencioni offers answers to these and other key business questions with his most provocative—and productive—idea so far: The Six Types of Working Genius.

Getting The Most From An Interim CEO

Boards can take advantage of the interim's expertise to ensure that, when the time is right, the permanent hire hits the ground running.

Corporate Board Member Institute

The leading continuing education program for public company boards.

Poll: Director Optimism Stalls in April 

U.S. public company board members’ optimism heading into the spring is increasingly tempered by worries over new taxes and regulations. 

Director Fundamentals

A comprehensive guide & training course on the role of the public company director.