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Welcome to my blog on Chairing the Board



Do you recognise this board? Directors arrive shortly before the scheduled start; you take your places, open your board packs and work your way through the agenda, item by item; as the chair closes the meeting, you shut your pack, gather your iPad and phone, and head to the ...
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The latest edition of the Australian Company Director magazine quotes a senior board chair describing how the role has evolved in recent years:‘Where once the rule of thumb was that the chair did three times the work of a non-executive director (NED), they now do four time...
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Over that inspiring fortnight of distraction, the Tokyo Olympics, two new verbs have joined the mainstream, as in ‘I can’t believe we’ve medalled... we were only aiming to podium at the next Games.’  As those verbs have entrenched themselves in th...
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