Director Roles & Responsibilities

Diversity: ‘Not For The Faint Of Heart’

What do all successful diversity and inclusion efforts have in common? They’re not easy—filled with fear, misteps, setbacks and sensitivity. They’re also essential. Some ideas to help your board—finally—move the needle.

Advice For Board Introverts: Lean In

In times of crisis, diversity of thought is critical—but a minority at the table often dominate discussion. Advice from an introvert on amplifying the voices and perspectives of those least likely to offer them.

Covid-19: Three Ways Boards Can Help Create Systemic Change

Boards must focus on long-term value, culture and talent to drive organizational transformation in a post-Covid-19 world.

Can We Save Capitalism From Itself?

Roger Martin, who Ford's Jim Hackett called "my generation's Peter Drucker," explains what ails our beloved system and how we can fix it by realizing 'slack is not the enemy.'

Why Pfizer’s Covid Vaccine Could Fail, And How Corporate Leaders Can Make Sure It...

If we really to turn the corner on Covid, we've got to get people to take a vaccine. That's going to take leadership.

When Should You Just Say No To A Board Seat?

Being courted is an honor, but accepting isn't always a good idea. How to spot the danger signs of a bad board.

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Directors’ Outlook For Economy Dims To Pre-Vaccine Levels On Inflation Fears

Our gauge of U.S. public company board member confidence is now just 3 percent above where it was last fall, before Covid-19 vaccines were released.