5 Archived posts matching:"board of directors”

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    ‘Women on Boards’ Is Building Bridges — Here’s How and Why It Matters

    As part of our ongoing Female Forces series to celebrate Women’s History Month (March), we’re delving deeper into the subject of gender equity in the boardroom with an inside look at the Women on Boards (WOB), a project ForceBrands is proud to help support. This non-profit initiative seeks to empower women business leaders and to […]

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    How Female Board Members Can Help CPG Companies Connect with Their Consumers

    The hiring landscape is changing when it comes to who’s filling executive-level positions and board seats. Women are leading in various senior roles and as board members — filling seats that have been traditionally and predominantly occupied by men. The gender dynamics of the workplace are shifting. This year, in particular, has seen many changes […]

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    5 Tips for Executive Directors On Leading Boards

    In 2017, Harvard Business Review published research showing that meetings have increased in length and frequency over the past 50 years. While meetings are certainly a necessary part of running any business or organization, 54 percent of today’s workforce reports that the average 23 hours a week of meetings they attend are too frequent, poorly […]

    • Career Advice
    • August 28, 2019
    • Madison Troyer
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    Why a Board of Directors Matters at Key Stages of Growth

    A board of directors might sound like something you would associate with large corporate environments with floor-to-ceiling windows. Yet, while a board of directors is more formal and structured than a board of advisors, it is as crucially important at small growing brands as it is at established companies. According to The Balance Small Business, […]