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The Importance of Director and Officer Insurance for a Corporate Board

Insurance isn’t generally one of people’s favorite topics because they have trouble understanding it. That…

How to Compare Board Portal Vendors

Perhaps your board has finally decided that they can’t function any longer without a board…

What Is the Importance of a Corporate Governance Model?

A corporate governance model is much like the foundation of a building. A well-built corporate…

How Boards Can Rethink the Annual Agenda

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

Board Directors: Making More Time for Board Business Outside the Boardroom

Something that’s disconcerting to a board of directors is that they feel that board meetings…

How to Make Board Processes More Effective

When board directors arrive at a board meeting having done their due diligence in preparing…

How to Improve Board Member Development and Training

Corporate scandals have generated greater interest among shareholders about the connection between the quality of…

How Boards Can Improve the Onboarding Process for New Members

The onboarding process for new board directors really begins with the orientation. The onboarding process…

How Board Members Can Deepen Knowledge of Their Organization

Financial performance is always a top concern for the board of directors and managers. A…

The Dangers of WhatsApp for Board Communication

Less than a year after authorities discovered that individuals had allegedly leaked price-sensitive information, including…