Leadership

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Board Development Brief: Quick Tips for Improving Board Member Selection & Performance
By Marian Cook

A strong board of directors can make or break an organization. One of my pro bono activities is helping nonprofits develop high-caliber, high-value boards. Sometimes, a board needs to be refreshed or changed to reflect changing needs.   Read More

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Cause and Success: Your Trusted & Loyal Team - Part 1
By Heather Furby

Companies create a board of directors to provide strategy and guidance aimed at helping the company achieve its vision and goals. If you aspire to advance your career and leadership role, creating your board of directors is a critical step in helping you achieve your goals.   Read More

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More Women on Boards: Will You Become One of Them?
By Teri Baydar

A study from the Peterson Institute for International Economics affirms that "Going from having no women in corporate leadership to a 30% female share is associated with a one percent increase in net margin, which translates to a 15% increase in profitability for a typical firm."   Read More

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Eight Things You Need to Practice to Achieve Leadership Excellence
By Carmen Marsh

There are several qualities that originate within our minds and hearts that are critical to achieving leadership excellence. We can strengthen and cultivate all of these qualities through mindful leadership training.   Read More

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20 Reasons Why Advancing Women into Leadership is a Fiduciary Duty
By Will Marré

Those of you who know me know that I don't believe that most men will take up the torch of moral change. Men in general are simply too competitive and too self-interested to sustain their moral courage.   Read More

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How to Protect Yourself and the World from Evil Leaders
By Will Marré

I don't believe there are intrinsically evil people. But based on the psychological research reported by Dr. Jonathan Haidt of NYU, I believe that certain people have a genetic disposition toward an extreme sensitivity to threats.   Read More