13-Sep-2019 – Corporate Governance and Board Best Pactices workshop for nominee directors of DFIs.
09-Sep-2019 – LSE features Board Excellence article on “Board best practices for a CEO & Executive team”
Many of us have experienced frustration when we stand in front of an ATM or try to access our online […]
20-Jun-2019 – Kieran Moynihan presents on “High-performing board teams & External Board Evaluations”
A company board chair asked me late last year for guidance on a dilemma he was struggling with in terms […]
A strong non-executive director (NED) I know, recently stepped down from the board of a large company after just six […]
16-May-2019 – Board Excellence exhibits and David O’Callaghan speaks on “Running effective board meetings”
01-Apr-2019 – Kieran Moynihan writes on the critical role of the modern board chair.
27-Mar-2019 – David O’Callaghan presents on “Board effectiveness and performance beyond the annual evaluation”
The factors that impact on a company’s performance are complex and multi-faceted ranging from the quality of goods/services, business and […]
19-Mar-2019 – Eileen Cole writes on the key role accountants play as board directors.
01-Mar-2019 – Kieran Moynihan writes on enhancing the strategic capability of a board.
One of the hallmarks of high-performing board teams is an ability for the board team to demonstrate consistently strong levels […]
While watching the outstanding recent win by the Irish rugby team against the New Zealand All-Blacks, I was reminded of […]
03-Dec-2018 – Kieran Moynihan writes on what a board might look like in 2025.
In recent years the major focus on board diversity has been correctly on the gender area and I have seen […]
Gaining valuable insights into the DNA and performance of your board and its members over successive periods can add real […]
A board member recently contacted me for support and inspiration to help his board team address a long-standing challenge around […]
In working with board teams across the UK & Ireland, one of the interesting characteristics I have noticed in high-performing […]
27-Aug-2018 – Kieran Moynihan writes on best practices for dealing with problematic board directors. To continue reading please click the […]
Featured Board Excellence Article on “Appointing an Independent Non-Executive Director to a Family Business Board”
19-Aug-2018 – Kieran Moynihan writes on best practices for appointing a first independent non-executive director to a family business board. […]
The Influential Company Secretary Series : 3. Supporting alignment of the board’s focus with strategic and governance priorities
A colleague at Board Excellence recently published a thought-provoking article which proposed a hypothetical scenario in which the board meeting […]
21-Jun-2018 – Kieran Moynihan writes on an interesting visualisation technique for board members to help understand their effectiveness.
The terms board effectiveness and board performance tended in the past to be associated with, and thought about solely in […]
For many board and executive teams taking on investment from a private equity (PE) firm, the board represents one of […]
Streaming the next board meeting live to shareholders – expectations of board effectiveness & performance
Many company boards, irrespective of their scale, do not have an accurate understanding of their board effectiveness & performance. In […]
Are company boards sleep-walking in the face of un-relenting cyber-threats and potential catastrophic damage to their organisation ?
On a weekly basis, I am genuinely taken aback by the complacency & naivety of company boards when it comes […]
As we begin January and a new year ahead, many chairmen and board members have been contemplating the year just […]
The great people thinker Stephen M. R. Covey once wrote “Without trust we don’t truly collaborate ; We merely co-ordinate, […]
Utilising a high-quality board review as a catalyst to improve your board effectiveness and performance
One of the key characteristics of a highly effective board team is that they have a genuine performance culture, have […]
A CEO once commented to me that one of the saddest days of his professional career happened when he attended […]
“The highest performing companies have extremely contentious boards that regard dissent as an obligation and that treat no subject as […]
While this may seem a very straight-forward question, the answer in reality is multi-faceted and has a significant impact on […]
10-Aug-2017 – Kieran Moynihan writes on the key differences between Private Equity and PLC approaches to board performance. To continue […]
If it does, you are not alone as the vast majority of boards, from the smallest to the largest companies, […]
As our Board Excellence team engages with boards for either best-practice workshops or board reviews, one of the key characteristics […]
This famous book title is an apt description of the unprecedented challenge faced by organisations as they deal with the […]
It is often said that “good boards are created by good chairmen” who create the conditions for overall board and […]
Non-executive directors (NED) play an increasingly key role on boards of directors. Non-executive directors perform a critical role in providing […]