Is governance important to family business?

Is governance important to family business?

There is a view that in operating a business enterprise it’s not all about governance, which sometimes can be described as a series of boring meetings and tedious tasks, especially for family businesses. In my opinion family owned businesses often do not formally set...
SO, YOU WANT TO JOIN A BOARD?

SO, YOU WANT TO JOIN A BOARD?

People have asked me over many years how do I get a foot in the door to become a Board Director? What is the right way to get experience? For many years the answer would have been, look at a Not for Profit (NFP), which was a good place to gain experience. However,...
ACQUISITION OF HUMAN CAPITAL

ACQUISITION OF HUMAN CAPITAL

To what extent does the rigor and due diligence applied to high-risk business activities translate to the acquisition of human capital? Recruiting leaders, be it C-suite or Board members, can be an expensive business process, with costs escalating when it goes wrong. ...