Good Manners Count: Put Your Manners Back In!

An often overlooked aspect in a modern fast-moving professional world, is the idea of good manners. They are essential as a guide for day-to-day interactions not only in a standard office environment, but even as an aspiring or experienced board director candidate during business interactions. Remember if you are aspiring to serve on boards which […]

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Private School Boards – What are the Pros and Cons?

I regularly get asked about whether its a good idea to join a school board. A private school board is one that is self-supporting and self-governing devoid of government interference, religious body, or other outside element. These schools are typically managed by a board of trustees and supported by endowments, donations, tuition and funding. Independence […]

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Seeking Board Directors, Advisors & Business Executives – Are You a Next Generation Director?

Director Institute Next Generation Directors is a private enterprise that is focused on developing and connecting the next generation of board directors with Australian and International organisations and boards. Director Institute Next Generation Director members have access to one-on-one advice, mentoring, peer-to-peer education and business networking opportunities as well as exclusive board opportunities available no-where else in the market. […]

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Family Owned Business – Are Board Appointments Too Hard?

Family owned businesses are very crucial to any economy. A family that owns a business totally understands how crucial the organisation’s success is to the owner’s prosperity and the generational wealth. Non-family executives that work at family-owned businesses aren’t oblivious to this fact. They are also made to understand that the success of the business […]

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Dealing with Challenges on Start-Up Boards

A board of directors or advisory board is an essential requirement for every start-up company especially if there is an injection of investor funds. Many responsibilities and functions are expected from a board. The vast majority of start-up companies have boards but often in the rush to keep investors happy, not enough attention is paid […]

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