12 Emotional Habits of Effective Board Members in CGMA

Many directors don’t know how to address emotion in the boardroom. Understanding that connection is our strongest instinctual motivator and can help you become a more effective board member. Here are 12 emotional habits effective board members share: 1. They create safety. Emotional safety is key to transparency, communication, and creativity. Effective board members thank people […]

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Four Ways to Improve Board Performance at Your Next Board Meeting in Industry Week

How can you make your board of directors a more effective group? Building “emotional safety” is an important step to increased trust and performance. In the last decade, the subject of board dynamics has gained significant attention. As manufacturers seek to boost performance, board dynamics has become one of the focal points for improvement. The […]

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How Managing Emotions Can Improve Board Effectiveness in Chief Executive Magazine

Traditionally, board effectiveness has been seen as having a direct correlation with governance or strategy. While these two elements are important for boards to perform, what is often overlooked is the effect of the human condition on productivity.

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Why A Board Caught In A Negative Cycle Shouldn’t Neglect Emotion in Forbes

Published on Forbes   Uber’s board is again facing challenging times. After a shake-up over the last year or so, including Travis Kalanick’s loss of power in the company, the board has added several new openings. But there is still a concern about its negative interactional pattern. In our past analysis, we discussed some strategies […]

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Five Ways To Bounce Back From A Culture Catastrophe in Forbes

Published on Forbes Corporate culture is a growing concern for boards and stockholders. One study shows that 92% of executives believe improving corporate culture would increase their firm’s value. That is an overwhelming majority, and yet so many companies with seemingly unlimited resources keep falling into the trap of poor culture.   A recent victim […]

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Articles, Leadership - 12/05/2017

How Building a Cohesive Culture Increases Talent Retention in Forbes

When we talk to HR directors, we always hear the same thing: “We need to improve our culture.” In fact, my company took a survey of 29 respondents at the 2017 California HR Conference and found that about 55% of these HR professionals would like to improve corporate culture. This trend is not new.   […]

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