Entrepreneurs Stuck in the Quicksand of Doubt

Businesses often hesitate to invite non-executive directors to join their board, as they find themselves sinking in the quicksand of doubt and uncertainty. This reluctance stems from the murky waters of Ignorance. At first glance, it might seem ironic to associate entrepreneurs with doubt. After all, they possess the vision and courage—two indispensable entrepreneurial traits—to […]

Silent Non-Executives! Finding their voice in the boardroom.

Taking on a non-executive director role at another business can be an excellent career move for fast-rising or senior executives looking to broaden their experience. However, the issue of “silent non-executives” is prevalent in many boardrooms. This phenomenon is not simply a result of poor executive search processes, but rather a complex issue that highlights […]

Assessing first time non-executive directors

In today’s fast-paced business world, boards face the challenge of keeping up with technological changes and market disruptions. It can be difficult for them to stay relevant and make meaningful contributions to their company’s strategy without continually refreshing their knowledge and experience. This is why boards need to seek out directors who can bring cutting-edge […]

Fountain of Folly: 10 Red Flags to Spot a Fake Guru and Protect Yourself!

Ah, the age-old question: how can you tell the difference between a real guru and a fake one? Unfortunately, the answer isn’t always clear-cut. That said, there are some tell-tale signs that you should be wary of anyone who claims to have a fountain of knowledge and is selling access to it. You know the […]

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