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1607, 2018

Calgary Project Management Resource

July 16th, 2018|

Boardroom Metrics has just added a Calgary Project Management resource to help clients who require immediate assistance organizing and managing projects. These projects could include: - Documenting Policies and Procedures - Developing Training Manuals - RFP/RFI/RFQ Proposal Responses - Organizing Accreditation Applications - Preparing for an Audit - Identifying Project scope - Develop a Project [...]

412, 2018

Avoiding Corporate Governance Failures

December 4th, 2018|

Avoiding Corporate Governance Failures Begins With Better Understanding the Board's Oversight Role Boardroom Metrics has 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 avoiding corporate governance failures: The #1 reason for corporate governance failures is that [...]

2911, 2018

The Governance Mistake of CEO as Board Chair

November 29th, 2018|

Board Oversight and Corporate Governance Question: of the following Board types, which one means oversight? Advisory Board? Operating Board? Governance Board? Not a tough question, right? The answer is Governance Board. So, if the role of a Governance Board means oversight, how come so many public companies elect their CEO’s as Board Chair? Role of [...]

911, 2018

Two Ways To Become a Better RFP Response Writer

November 9th, 2018|

For Those Who Want to Be Better RFP Response Writers We help clients write strong RFP responses and win business. With nine writers, a proof reader, copy editor and three graphic artists, most of the time we do the actual RFP response writing for clients. These links will take you to insight on why many [...]

511, 2018

Tired of Typos? Toronto Proofreader and Copy Editor

November 5th, 2018|

  Typo Finder Joins the Boardroom Metrics Business Writing Team The Boardroom Metrics writing team keeps expanding. We now provide copy editing and proofreading services along with our RFP, content writing, and writing project management services. This brings the total number of writing specialists on our team to twelve. Are you tired of typos? Do you [...]

111, 2018

What it Costs to Hire an Outsource RFP Writer

November 1st, 2018|

Winning RFPs are critical to a successful Business Development Strategy Anyone with a mature business development strategy has expertise responding to and winning RFP’s. In some industries it’s practically the only way to win new business. In others over time, more and more contracts are being awarded via successful RFP. Some organizations have their own [...]

1108, 2018

Private Boardroom Rental Tips

August 11th, 2018|

Boards working on strategic planning or other governance priorities will frequently rent a private boardroom outside the organization’s offices. Whether the boardroom rental is at a resort hotel or a downtown office service, not all private boardrooms are equal. As an external Board facilitator, I’ve had the opportunity to observe what makes good and bad [...]

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