Category: Private Equity

What Is an Executive Agent?

Melissa Henderson June 6, 2018

A fleeting moment and anything can change. We often think we have control of what is next, but often we are surprised, confused and found in a place for which we are not ready. There you are, in your executive role, with all indicators that you are performing, its working and everyone, including the board Read more…

How to Prepare for a Board Meeting

Melissa Henderson May 23, 2018
Board Member Recruitment

In prior posts, I have discussed various topics related to corporate boards such as board recruitment, timing and compensation.  But what if you have found yourself serving on your first corporate board?  How will you know the steps for effective board meeting preparation? Not only will it help you, but preparation before and between board meetings Read more…

When Should You Use an Executive Agent?

Melissa Henderson May 9, 2018

Over eight years ago, while I was practicing retained executive search in a large firm and a boutique, it became clear to me that retained executive search is broken. On a daily basis, I was receiving calls and requests, asking if I could flip the retained search model.  Was there a better model? Well, I Read more…