Jim Crocker

About Jim Crocker

Jim Crocker is an experienced Director, CEO and Consultant to public, private and not-for-profit organizations. At Boardroom Metrics he coaches Boards, CEO’s and Leadership teams on strategic planning and governance effectiveness.

Podcast: Don’t be fooled by your Board Self-Assessment

  Boardroom Metrics provides Corporate Governance and Strategy Consulting services to Public, Private and Not-for Profit Organizations in the United States and Canada. Board self-assessments are an important corporate governance tool. However, Board self-assessments that over-rate the effectiveness of the Board of Directors can damage a Board's ability to govern more effectively. On this Podcast [...]

By |January 28th, 2017|Leadership, Podcast|0 Comments

Best tips to make Board strategic planning more effective

Boardroom Metrics provides corporate governance and strategy consulting to Public, Private and Not-For-Profit organizations in the United States and Canada. The five best 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, [...]

By |January 16th, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments

How Board Self-Assessments Hurt Corporate Governance

Boardroom Metrics provides corporate governance consulting to public, private and not-for-profit clients in the US and Canada. Has your Board done a self-assessment? What did it show? Is there a danger your Board is over-rating its governance abilities? There are several (obvious?) reasons why Board self-assessments are dangerous. Lack of competency. The truth is, most Boards [...]

By |January 13th, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments

Avoiding Corporate Governance Failure

Boardroom Metrics provides corporate governance and strategy consulting to Public, Private and Not-For-Profit organizations in the United States and Canada. 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. Corporate Governance fails more often than most people realize. Here’s what we’ve [...]

By |November 11th, 2016|Board of Directors, Governance|0 Comments

Podcast: Stop the Startup Madness

Boardroom Banter with Karen and Jim. This Podcast Jim goes off on incubators and start-ups. What's the attraction? Why don't we focus on later-stage companies? Also on this Podcast: - US politics is depressing - the Financial Post goes after the rich and famous - using my library card - stuck on Ketchup - getting [...]

By |October 4th, 2016|Podcast|0 Comments

Podcast: The Amazing Success Story of a Toronto Cop

Boardroom Metrics has worked with hundreds of executives, including Craig to help them achieve their career goals and build a unique executive brand. In this Podcast: Craig D'Souza was a Toronto police officer. Now he heads up investigations for Facebook and their related companies including Instagram, WhatsApp and Oculus. In conversation with Jim, Craig shares [...]

By |September 26th, 2016|Podcast|0 Comments

Winning RFP Strategies: Outsource RFP Response Writing

For many organizations, outsourcing RFP response writing to a professional RFP writer saves time, significantly improves quality and leads to higher win rates. There are actually some people in the world who love the challenge of responding to an RFP.  They’re organized, good with details, strong writers, expert researchers and ok working to a tight [...]

By |September 6th, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments

Tips for Updating Your Executive Brand

Over the past seven years we’ve talked to hundreds of executives in Toronto and all over the world about their personal executive brands. Many are over forty and looking for their next corporate role. Some have decided to go ‘post-corporate’ and redefine themselves as a consultant or some other kind of expert service provider. Here’s [...]

By |September 2nd, 2016|Leadership|0 Comments