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and determined leaders.

Why choose Boardroom Metrics for your consulting solutions?

  • Trust in our experience. Since 1994, Boardroom Metrics has been connecting organizations with thought leaders and business experts.
  • Like us for one thing, use us for many. Boardroom Metrics provides a one-stop-shop for expertise in many areas of your business.
  • Connect to the future through us. Our innovative insights are shared through our blogs, podcast and other social media.

Boardroom Metrics Consulting Solutions

Since 1994, Boardroom Metrics has provided one-stop, confidential access to independent industry experts, professional business advisers, senior interim managers and full-time executive talent.

How effective is your Board of Directors?

Try this Board Effectiveness self-assessment

  1. Our Board is fully aware of the risks the organization is facing including legal, finance, external, operations?
    Yes  No
  2. Our Board has validated and is overseeing a strategic plan that lays out the goals and strategic priorities for the organization over the next three years?
    Yes   No
  3. Our Board has an effective process for assessing and performance-managing the CEO?
    Yes No
  4. Our Board is consistently concerned about whether it is too deeply involved in the operations of the organization?
    Yes   No

Effective Governance Boards understand and focus on their role. They avoid wasting time and effort on non-governance activities. We work with the leaders of private, public and non-profit organizations on understanding and implementing effective and practical corporate governance.

Governance Effectiveness Solutions

Jim Crocker

Meet Jim Crocker, Chair of Boardroom Metrics and Consulting Practice Leader

Jim consults and speaks on corporate governance and strategy. A veteran CEO, Director and Consultant, Jim works with public, private and not-for-profit clients, helping them identify and address opportunities for increasing the effectiveness of their governance and strategy processes. He speaks regularly to industry and trade associations on the lessons and benefits of strong governance and strategy, and best practices for achieving both.

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Download our CEO Evaluation

Use this evaluation to objectively measure CEO performance versus the goals and expectations of the Board.

Key elements of this CEO evaluation template include:
• The CEO’s leadership performance
• The CEO’s management performance
• Relationship of the CEO with the Board of Directors
• The CEO’s financial stewardship of the organization
• Key accomplishments of the CEO and assessment versus Board-set goals
• Areas of CEO improvement
• Performance Development Action Plan

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Top 12 Tips for Winning RFP’s and Proposals.

Download our Top 12 Tips for Winning RFP’s and Proposals
Our writing team put together these practical tips that will help you win more business through RFP’s and Proposals.

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Meet Dean Lukehart, Professional RFP Writer

Dean Lukehart helps Clients develop Winning RFP Responses.  His professional perspective has been gleaned from 25 years of Business Development Leadership roles at influential Marketing Agencies across the U.S.A., combined with a Penn State University Journalism Degree.

Dean’s profile

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What successful brands and executives have in common.

  1. They know who they serve and how.
  2. They have a vision for what they want to achieve into the future.
  3. They possess a set of features and characteristics that separates them from others in the competitive marketplace.
  4. They are well known and easily findable, possessing high visibility and awareness amongst their target market audience.
  5. When they’re called on to perform, they meet and exceed the expectations of their customers.

Our executive branding practice meshes our corporate branding and strategy expertise with all the lessons we’ve learning working with high profile, effective and in-demand executives. We are all hired guns now and executive branding is the key to getting and staying engaged.

Executive Branding Solutions

Meet Karen McElroy, Boardroom Metrics CEO and Executive Branding Expert

An ex-recruiter and someone who has worked with hundreds of senior executives, Karen knows immediately when a personal brand is poorly built. “We see so many executives who want to stand out, yet they look, sound and act exactly like everyone else who does what they do. That’s not a personal brand. We call that the ‘thundering herd’. It’s not helpful.”

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Five simple tips to make Board strategic planning more effective

January 16th, 2017|

Five simple tips to make Board strategic planning more effective A Board has three roles: identifying and mitigating risk, validating and overseeing the strategic plan and performance managing the CEO. Regarding the strategic plan, there is lots of governance confusion. Many Boards see it as their role to develop the strategic plan.  They don’t need [...]

1301, 2017

How Board Self-Assessments Kill Corporate Governance

January 13th, 2017|

How many governance Boards of Directors think they’ve nailed corporate governance because their own internal self-assessment says so? There are several (obvious?) reasons why self-assessments are dangerous. Lack of competency. The truth is, most Boards and most Directors struggle with key concepts of corporate governance. If you’ve ever seen two Boards or two Directors define [...]

1111, 2016

A Simpler Board Role, Better Corporate Governance

November 11th, 2016|

Corporate Governance: Board Effectiveness We’ve been involved in corporate governance consulting now for over twenty years. We’ve also served as Directors for public, private and not-for-profits organizations. Here’s what we’ve learned about corporate governance: Every Board of Directors we’ve ever met has cared deeply about providing strong governance. Individual Directors care just as deeply. The [...]