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Raising Your Board’s Strategic Game

by , Issue: March/April 2019

Directors are being advised to shape strategy, not just monitor it. Here are three areas where management can really use help.
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Strategic Marketers Should Sit at the Board Table

by Issue: January / February 2019

Seismic changes in consumer attitudes are taking place in the market, and appointing directors who understand them can pay huge dividends.
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Who Owns Your Banking Data?

by Issue: January / February 2019

The Canadian debate over open banking is heating up and there is a lot more at stake than most people realize.
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Teaching Your Company to Swarm

by Issue: January / February 2019

Inspired by Mother Nature, a growing number of organizations are deploying swarm theory to improve agility, enhance collaboration and improve group decisions.
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Male-dominated Governance and #MeToo

by Issue: January / February 2019

Given the preponderance of mostly-male boards, directors need to proactively seek to pre-empt #MeToo situations.
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Understanding Richie Rich

by Issue: January / February 2019

In his latest book The Wealth Elite, Rainer Zitelmann takes a deep dive into how people become wealthy and the role luck plays. Here is the short version.
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Taking Disruption to the Bank

by Issue: November / December 2018

Fear of change doesn’t have to paralyze your organization. In this executive Q&A, Royal Bank CEO David McKay explains how to build a pivot culture.
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The Sound of Leadership

by Issue: November / December 2018

Research into the influence of music shows executives can work toward improving performance while travelling or taking a shower.
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Being Undisruptable

by Issue: November / December 2018

To foster rapid development of new business models, Deloitte research shows CEOs are relying on a novel set of leadership characteristics.

Directing Disruption

by Issue: November / December 2018

Serving a board in the Digital Age is a lot like trying to win a sailing race in rough seas. It requires extreme focus and constant strategy review, says ICD head Rahul Bhardwaj.

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