Ben Nowlan

The role of vulnerability in the boardroom

As we’ve discussed previously, boards are typically made up of “experienced professionals”, that is to say - experts who tend to be upwards of 55 or 60 years old, who have lessons to impart and wisdom to share. And while having experts on the board has a lot of perks - it also leaves room for vulnerability. 

The top 3 hallmarks of high-performance boards

Corporate boards are not all created equal. Some are run well — they have members who are...

How secure is your board meeting really?

In today’s day and age, one of the first questions we should be asking ourselves is “how secure...

The Education of Corporate Governance

Corporate governance is a bit of a misnomer—governance is not just for corporations. No—it...

Getting to Business: 5 Ways to Streamline Your Board Meetings

Board meetings are already a time commitment. They can take a full day - sometimes even two -...

The ‘new normal’ is accelerating sustainability

Consumers are increasingly conscientious. People genuinely care about their impact on the world,...

Why awkward boardroom conflict is your friend

Many people shy away from conflictit can be awkward and unpredictableand in the boardroom,...

Corporate Governance for Dummies

In business, the term ‘Corporate Governance’ is kicked about like a jargon football (even we’re...

Pitch-perfect: How to (successfully) sell new tech to your board

Technology is necessary to innovate and evolve your business. Great technology creates...

Uncovering unconscious biases for diversity of thought

Organisations are increasingly accepting diversity as a process of encouraging appreciation of...