Action – The Missing Ingredient

This has been an interesting year in my board mentoring practice. Reviewing the calendar for 2019 I have chalked up an unprecedented number of one-on-one mentoring sessions. If I told you the number of actual sessions I have conducted you probably wouldn’t believe me, we run a pretty significant operation here at Director Institute and […]

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Boardroom Culture Under Scrutiny

Corporate watchdog Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) is trialing sending a psychologist into the boardrooms of top ASX20 companies to observe corporate behaviour. The program has been met with mixed feedback with directors voicing concerns about the regulatory intervention into boardroom meetings. Elizabeth Arzadon from Kiel Advisory Group has been engaged by ASIC to […]

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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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