Are you cut out to be a board director? Ask yourself these 7 Questions

There are millions of board directors in the world. Every company and organisation has them. Let’s be honest, many of them deserve their seat at the table. They bring huge value. Unfortunately, many do not. Just because you think you can be a director, doesn’t mean you should. Before getting started on a boardroom career, there is one question that every …

From Board to Bored: Resisting gender fatigue requires strategic choices on board diversity

By (Guest Contributor) Adele Langton // Is it ok to discriminate again yet? Can you imagine a worse question being asked in the halls of Australian ASX firms, government departments and small businesses? Anything more demoralising for the highly qualified women, youth and non-Anglo Celtics who are so tantalisingly close to the C-suites and boardrooms? Well watch out, it’s not as …

10 Questions to ask a prospective Board Member in 2018

By Warwick Peel, Co-founder and Chief Connection Officer // “Can somebody stop saying disruption, cyber attacks, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, cryptocurrencies and climate risk? It’s doing my head in?” These are the words of those boardrooms stuck in the 1980’s and while many were born well before that (oops, so was I), it’s time we understood what Director mindsets we really …

Non-Executives: A changing landscape for the boardroom

By Warwick Peel, Co-founder and Chief Connection Officer // The changing landscape for the NED (non-executive director) is becoming one of great demand and possibility. A non-executive director – someone who is a member of a company’s board yet not on the executive team – is one that doesn’t necessarily engage in the day-to-day runnings of a company but, ultimately, through …