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Better Board Meetings – Challenging Behaviour in the Boardroom

Challenging Behaviour in the Boardroom We all want to go to board meetings where a group of competent people discuss issues and challenge each other in constructive ways to agree decisions for the good of the organisation. The board is a team, and like all teams it consists of individuals with their own styles, attitudes …

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Focusing Boardroom Thinking with Mindfulness – 6 Practical Tips

I’m sure we’ve all had the experience of driving on a journey without noticing what’s around us (we can’t remember noticing landmarks, direction signs, beautiful views) because we’re preoccupied with our thoughts – about an argument we had a few days ago, a meeting coming up tomorrow, a conference presentation next month.  These days, many …

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Vision and Values – The Key Foundations of Leading Governance

Effective governance needs to be developed by both strong heads and strong hearts.  If the Chair, CEO, and board members don’t lead the board and the organisation with strong values, why should anyone else in the organisation do their job in the right way?  There is a need to ensure focus on the common good …

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6 governance tools every board member should be using

We’re often asked if there are any easy fixes for governance. While the process of embedding a positive corporate culture is not quick and requires real investment, there are a number of simple tools which will greatly improve your organisation’s governance. Our top 6 are: 1. A governance calendar Setting all meeting dates for the …

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The ultimate board development cheat sheet

Interested in Board Development? Apply for our accredited course “Boardroom Leadership in the 21st Century” starting in January 2022. It takes place over 5 afternoons over Zoom. Plus, successful applicants get a full year’s membership to the leading Governance website, worth £295 + VAT, getting you access to our massive array of Governance materials worth …

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