• The Difference Between an Average Board and a Great...
    By: Paul C. Winum

    What is the difference between an average board and a great board? Does a great board add differential value to the company it directs compared with an average board? And as a board director, what can you do to make the board you serve on great?

  • Introducing: Leading Transformational Change
    By: Gregory A. Janicik

    At RHR, we meet periodically to discuss the biggest management challenges our clients are facing. It was at one such meeting last year that we decided to formalize a set of services we were already offering and anoint a new practice area.

  • Successful CEO Transitions

    Failed CEO transitions are costly. Share prices can decline sharply in response to unplanned CEO turnover, let alone the considerable replacement costs. A well-planned transition program is critical to a smooth transfer of leadership, maintaining business momentum, and meeting stakeholder expectations.

  • How Effective is Your Board? Take the Survey and Find...

    A current best practice in governance is to conduct an annual board evaluation so that boards can best leverage their strengths as well as identify opportunities to enhance their effectiveness and contributions to the organi

  • Dismantle Racism
    By: Dante Capitano

    With the disturbing events of the past week in the U.S., I write with a heavy heart and lots of anger and frustration. Across the country, people are horrified by the recent killings of three African Americans: Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and George Floyd.

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    Crisis and Disruption – A framework for leadership The times. They are a changing?

  • Getting it Right: Selecting the New CEO
    By: Thomas J. Saporito

    Because of the critical opportunity afforded a company when making the right decision, and the immeasurable cost for getting it wrong, the CEO selection decision must be grounded in a thorough and in-depth assessment of each candidate.

  • Board Leadership

    Great boards don't materialize without great board leadership. Leadership is the essential catalyst for the other building blocks of great boards. There are eight essential roles that a board leader must play on a great board.

  • Avoiding Burnout

    Most high-performers do not need to be motivated, per se. It is often more difficult to get successful people to stop working at a high level. However, sometimes they do stop.

  • May I Have Your Attention, Please?

    It can be hard to get your boss’s attention, even when you need it the most. A friend of mine recently described the frustration of her words simply not registering.