Don’t Seek a Board Position UNLESS….

  In my work as a coach to CEO’s, Chairs, Directors and senior executives we often discuss what makes for a good Board applicant. Chairs are usually thinking about this from a recruitment angle, the others from being interested applicants. From a combination of study, research and personal experience here is a checklist that I […]

“Time to Blow-up the Strategic Plan!”

A friend sent me an email last week with the subject line proclaiming “Time to Blow-up the Strategic Plan!” The body of the email contained the gruesome details of the outcome of his organisation’s tender submission for the continuation and expansion of a major part of its business. To say the least they had been […]