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Family Business GPS

Families in Business: Mapping Out Your Family Vision with a Business GPS System

Bypass U-turns with this “GPS system” that aligns family vision and helps find the fastest path to meeting your family’s business objectives.

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Family Business Board of Directors

Psychology of a Private Company Board Part 2: Family-Owned Businesses

The board of directors for a family-owned business has a duty to the company’s owners, but family dynamics often complicate its direction.

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Aligning Company and Fund Goals

Psychology of a Private Company Board in Fund-Owned Businesses

The board of directors has a fiduciary duty to the interests of the company and owners, so how does it handle fund-owned businesses?

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Role of the Board of Directors

The Basics of the Board of Directors – Roles, Structures and Duties

The role of the board of directors is to represent shareholders. Learn about board of director functions, from small to mature companies.

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Family Dynamics in Business

The Art of Balancing Family Dynamics in Family-Owned Businesses

It’s vital to balance corporate governance with family dynamics. Family-owned businesses fail when relatives’ goals and values don’t align.

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Peer Advisory Board Meeting

Forming A Peer Advisory Board To Cope With COVID-19

The effects of COVID-19 will affect businesses beyond 2020, but creating a peer advisory board now could help your business survive long-term.

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Feedback is breakfast of champions

Feedback is the Breakfast of Champions: Designing Fruitful Board Evaluations

Private company board evaluations need focus, consistency and discipline. Consistent and honest feedback can facilitate business growth.

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Private company board of directors

Happy Owner, Happy Board: The Strategy of a Private Company Board of Directors

A public company must focus on shareholder value, but a private company board of directors answers to one person only: the owner.

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Woman weighs a decision on the phone, representing the decisions effective boards must make in times of crisis.

For Effective Boards, “Noses In, Fingers Out” Can Be Widely Interpreted

Should an effective board of directors stick its nose into business matters or keep its fingers out? A leadership crisis heightens the question.

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red lines on a black surface symbolize the need for board of directors to understand cybersecurity risks

Cybersecurity Challenges for Boards of Directors

COVID-19 has moved board meetings online, excacerbating hacking threats. Now more than ever, cybersecurity needs to be part of a strong diligence process.

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