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Managing a board meeting starts long before the board meeting itself. For a board administrator, a board portal saves time and energy because it electronically files all important documents. A board portal stores bylaws, meeting minutes, compliance documents, audits, directors’ and officers’ questionnaires, and more.

For the chairman of the board, they need to be decisive and authoritative in tone and body language, keeping the meeting in control. A skilled board chair sums up the ideas of board directors as they voice their ideas and concerns to support the director and clarify their perspectives.

How to Write a Motion for a Board Meeting

The best three words to characterize a well-written board meeting motion are…

How Are iPads Being Utilized in the Boardroom?

In 1996, Palm Computing introduced a personal digital assistant, or PDA — a device that…

Advisory Board Meeting Minutes Template

There are some good guidelines, templates and best practices for taking meeting minutes, but there…

How to Improve Board Collaboration

Good collaboration skills serve us well in every aspect of life — work, family and…

How to Change an Advisory Board Meeting Agenda

Corporate boards have a heavy responsibility. That’s a very good reason to seek out people…

Board Meeting Minutes Rules and How to Remain Compliant

The meeting minutes are also called the record or the journal. Laws for recording meetings…

How Board Directors Should Prepare for a Board of Directors Meeting

It’s in everyone’s best interests for the board of directors meeting to be run efficiently…

Utilizing Board Meeting Best Practices

Board directors carve out time from their busy schedules to attend board meetings with the…

How Boards Can Rethink the Annual Agenda

Annual board meetings take on various types and shapes. One thing that’s common for all…

Board Agenda Best Practices

Setting a board agenda has become so routine, few corporate secretaries think…