Leadership

Three Factors Driving Corporate Governance Failure

Corporate Governance Failure Is Very Common We are passionate advocates for strong corporate governance. We believe good governance leads to organizational health and sustainability. When we get depressed, it’s when another large (frequently public) organization bites the dust or hits the skids. Whereas the press and many others seem to blame management, we frequently find [...]

Lessons for my ex (real estate agent)

It was great information! Over the past couple of months we’ve been working with a real estate agent. We’re looking for a house in a smaller city. The houses are older and charming, especially close to downtown. A couple of weeks ago we found a very nice house on a street we liked. It had [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Leadership|0 Comments

Think he’s crazy? Donald Trump is just your typical entrepreneur.

  Flickr Image by DonkeyHotey Forget Shark Tank. For anyone who fancies themselves as a future entrepreneurial star, studying Donald Trump (just watch the nightly news) may be all you need to learn about entrepreneurial success. Here’s why. Almost every 'successful' (valuable business leading to personal gratification) entrepreneur we’ve known over the past [...]

Lessons from Executive Job Seekers

We originally wrote and posted this article on LinkedIn. However, not everyone strays onto our LinkedIn – and we think what’s here is kind of helpful so we’re reposting it here. Goal: to shorten the executive job search cycle When executives lose their jobs there are common patterns we observe them going through over the [...]

By |June 30th, 2017|Leadership, Personal Branding|0 Comments

Looking out for the Leadership Team

There are two leadership styles. Both work. One is more sustainable. The ‘smartest person’ leader has all the answers and provides all the direction. This leader attracts followers. The ‘facilitator’ depends on being surrounded by other smart people and holding them accountable. This leader attracts other leaders. Being the ‘smartest person’ often starts well. But [...]

By |June 20th, 2017|CEO, Leadership|0 Comments

Insight on the Role of CEO – Blog Series by Julia Dumanian

Canadian Hearing Society CEO Julia Dumanian has an in-depth perspective on the challenges of the CEO role in today's organizations. In this blog series, Julia shares her insight on the role of the CEO. Julia Dumanian, CEO of Canadian Hearing Society When Julia was a Boardroom Metrics consultant, we asked her to document her [...]

By |May 25th, 2017|Governance, Leadership|0 Comments

Julia Dumanian: Role of the CEO as Chief Relationship Officer

Julia Dumanian is the President & Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Hearing Society. In this blog she discusses her experience with the Role of the CEO as Chief Relationship Officer. Julia's complete series of blogs on the role of the CEO provide a wealth of insight for CEO's and Boards of Directors seeking more insight [...]

By |May 5th, 2017|CEO, Leadership|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|Family Business, Governance, Leadership, Private Business|0 Comments