Tag Archives: Board of Directors

Why I’m Seeking a Well-Qualified Female Board Member

Why would a client specifically ask to be presented with female director candidates? While writing this post, I asked the Board Chair of a large, fourth generation real estate business, why he was so keen on finding a female for … Continue reading

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Do Good Board Candidates Find Your Business Attractive?

This is a follow-up to the October issue of the Family Business Advisor, which presents the non-strategic value of directors. We are often so focused on finding “the best” director candidates, that not a lot of thought is given to … Continue reading

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CEO parents are usually NOT best suited for making the tough call.

Family firm CEO founders often make really bad decisions when given the opportunity to select their successor.  They’re terrific at running the company, unequaled in closing deals and driving a hard bargain but ask them to name their successor and … Continue reading

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