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Understanding Board Refreshment – Trends & Succession

Melissa Henderson February 21, 2018

In an earlier post, Navigating Board Timing, I shared insights into how most corporate boards, particularly publicly traded, go about appointing new directors. Although it is not an exact science, it is a pretty solid view into how it works in alignment with proxy season.  So, what is happening in the world of board refreshment Read more…

Plan to Perform and Grow

Peter DiGiammarino January 17, 2018

Leadership teams that are on track to reach their potential to perform and grow have: A written, board-approved financial plan that shows revenue, direct costs, gross margin, indirect costs by function (e.g., marketing, sales, HR, R&D, etc.), and operating profit (i.e., EBITDA), by month and quarter for the year. Approved financial plans tend to have the following characteristics: Read more…

Remembering Hooks Johnston

Melissa Henderson September 6, 2017

Over the course of our careers, there are relationships and mentors that have a far more significant impact than others may.  In the rush of what we “do” every day, we often miss the chance to recognize, appreciate and thank those who made such a dramatic, and at times, personal impact.  Sadly, some of these Read more…