Nancy May is President and CEO of The BoardBench Companies, a corporate governance advisory firm whose services includes: director search/succession services, board evaluations, director education, and individual director candidate coaching advisory services.
The challenge of truly connecting with people at all levels has grown across all generations now that we’re starting to talk more at one another than with each other.
Nancy May, CEO of the BoardBench Companies, is a leading authority on Boardroom candidacy and governance. In this article, she invites us to take a look at how you can go about finding “diverse directors.” Keep in mind that, if you don’t know what you value, setting clear objectives and finding practical solutions will always make the process much harder.
CEOs and directors have a fiduciary responsibility to learn about and understand the relevant trends that are evolving, maturing, and even going obsolete, as you read this.
What we believe is real, and will eventually be proven again as real to the Street, is that customers, and employees are the two key drivers of corporate success. When I say “again” I’m referring to Peter Drucker’s famous quote from decades ago: “the purpose of a business is to create and keep customers.” So many seem to have forgotten this, or have never even heard of it.