How Many Board Appointments Should You Take On?

According to studies conducted by the Henley Business School, the maximum number of board appointments that should be taken up by an individual should not exceed 4. In most countries of the world, 3 to 4 is the maximum number of boards one can be appointed to. This is to ensure that you can properly […]

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Directors & Officers Insurance – Not a Silver Bullet

Many aspiring board directors that I meet with have a general misconception that they have no personal liability for corporate actions. Most companies are protected by Public Liability and other forms of business insurance. However, the officers within these organisations are not protected. Director & Officers insurance protects the directors and officers when they are […]

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Are Independent Board Directors Doing More Harm than Good?

Contrary to board compositions in the past, independent directors have been increasingly hailed as the solution for better returns in the case of shareholders. However, research is inconclusive in this regard, and harks back to studies conducted in the 1980’s, which observed that independent directors would act as a system of checks and balances for […]

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Best Ways to get Introduced to Influential Chair & Board Directors

It is imperative to understand the art and craft of introduction before getting introduced to an influential Chair or Board of Directors. It doesn’t matter if you are speaking to a team of 100 people, a board of about 10 individuals or at a private networking event; it is very vital to capture the attention […]

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What is the Difference Between Advisory Board vs Board of Directors

Keeping a reliable group of advisors is a significant aspect of ensuring that your business is growing in the right direction. Typically, one can observe two variations of a board – the advisory board and the board of directors. Every company looks for a diverse range of channels to give them trusted advisory services, which […]

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