What does the Royal Commission mean for Board Directors?

The final report for the Royal Commission has landed and the commentary is running on overdrive as the government, opposition, the banks and key industry players put their spin on the results. I use the word ‘spin’ deliberately, as it seems to me that the PR teams are carefully crafting the key messaging around the […]

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How to Inspire Others in a Board?

Oftentimes, board meetings can be monotonous and can get boring when members are made to go through the motions every time. Board members can feel from time to time that they would rather be elsewhere than sit through many hours of mind-numbing discussions. It is really unfortunate that board members who are the most effective […]

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Board Member – Big Money? Set Your Salary Expectations

Private companies as well as Non-Profits still struggle with the eternal question of how much should their board be paid as compensation for valuable service. There are several factors that come into play before arriving at a director compensation, such as the number of meetings to be scheduled, type of industry, size of the business, […]

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Cyber Security: The Role of the Next Generation Board

Within minutes, the worldwide cyber attack of last week became one of the largest cyber crimes in history. Organisations were and are vulnerable. The relatively new threat of cyber warfare creates serious issues for Boards and organisations. What is a Board of Director’s role in safeguarding the company? Should Boards have cyber threats at the […]

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The Disrupters – How your Board can Learn from AirBnB & Uber

Uber and AirBnB are leading the charge when it comes to a new order of businesses that have totally disrupted the way business is done. Many in the business world never even saw it coming. Today, top executives around the world agree that making digital transformation part of business processes is critical to their organisations. […]

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