Governance, Compliance, & Legal Matters

Written by Carol Coughlin

The Governance Committee’s Role in Board Succession Planning, Board Engagement and New Best Practices   There are volumes of articles focused on the succession of key management. Historically, however, not much has been written about board succession. This is not surprising, considering in the not-so-distant past, board directors were considered not unlike Supreme Court justices…

Continue Reading

Is Now the Time for Hyper-Growth?

Written by Carol Coughlin

Too many companies conduct end-of-year planning with seemingly no or only minimal interest in growth. If you were in their conference rooms you’d likely hear very general statements like, “We need to do better than we did last year.” Or you’d watch them put a percentage on next year’s growth because “that’s the percentage we…

Continue Reading

Is Your Growth Mindset Holding You Back?

Written by Carol Coughlin

While setting new growth goals yearly is something most CEOs are familiar with, we rarely stop to ask how our mindset is impacting the goals we set – and our company’s ability to reach them. It matters because how we view our company’s ability to grow, and our perspective about growth in general, can point…

Continue Reading

How Strong is Your 3-Part Foundation?

Written by Carol Coughlin

Once a business is past the start-up phase and ready to grow to the next level, something key changes about the nature of its foundation. Specifically, it has to be rock solid. You might be thinking that every organization needs a rock solid foundation at every stage and, of course, you’re right – but only…

Continue Reading

business-journal brava top-100 spirited-women circle-of-excellence ceos