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Boards of Directors

What Is the ROI for a Private Company Board of Directors?

The value of a high-performing board of directors is obvious when the process is well managed.


Committed Leadership: Are You the Chicken or the Pig?

There’s an old fable in business about The Chicken and The Pig. Long story short: the Chicken is involved; the Pig is committed. Real, committed leadership is about being the Pig, not the Chicken.


High interest rate debt

When Is it Appropriate to Take on High Interest Rate Debt?

Business owners should educate themselves on non-bank capital alternatives, such as high interest rate debt. Most businesses face adversity at some point. Understanding what options are available can be the difference between success and failure.


Cybersecurity Board of Directors

Cybersecurity Challenges for Boards of Directors

Directors must protect their shareholders’ tangible and intangible assets, regardless of the form of the threat. Directors need to initiate protective actions and provide on-going oversight for cybersecurity.


Business Leadership

Real Leadership: Don’t Rely on the Fix-It Mentality

In business (and in life), real leadership requires empathy and compassion. Too many corporate executives see every worker’s problem as a quick solution-in-waiting.


EBITDA and Other Scary Words

Scary Word(s) No. 12 – “The Deferreds”

By definition, the word “defer” means “to put off or postpone.” How exactly does this apply to the accounting for your business? Well, “The Deferreds” refer to the deferred assets and liabilities you may need to record under GAAP. There are several common categories of deferred liabilities: Deferred revenue, Deferred rent, Deferred compensation, and Deferred tax.


How Do Leaders Make a Bigger Impact Sooner

Business Leadership: Make a Bigger Impact, Sooner

At The Leading With Courage Academy, we meet a lot of people who reached the C-Suite who tell us that they don’t need to learn more about themselves or to further sharpen their leadership skills. They tend to rationalize like this: “I’m the (CEO, CFO, CMO or CXO) and know all of that stuff.”


Leadership: A mindest and skillset

Leadership: A Mindset and a Skillset

Natural leadership is not the same thing as effective leadership. So, how do you develop effective leadership? You work at it.


Business Divorce

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do—Common Issues and Strategies in Business Divorce

Conflicts between business partners are nearly inevitable. Thankfully, there are a number of ways for parties to negotiate up-front. Precautionary agreements give you space to resolve issues more easily or, at least, provide a picture of what the result will be when resolution is not possible.


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