A better indication
Softer skills and emotional intelligence are just as important as expert knowledge, particularly in this age of disruption when it's essential that businesses have sufficient creativity and innovation to respond - and ultimately survive, says BDO Australia's Cristian Ulloa
"Shareholder engagement is a cornerstone of good corporate governance and annual general meetings are an important opportunity for shareholders to hold their board and, through the board, company management to account for a company’s performance"- ASIC Commissioner John Price
“We launched on September 22, 2008, a week after Lehman Brothers collapsed... While people were carrying their boxes out of the building, we were launching something focused on emerging markets and utterly new in its team, language and approach. People think it’s glorious to be a pioneer, but at the time, the headwinds were tremendous.” Read about Andrew Kuper's experience with LeapFrog Investments http://ow.ly/DUXd30iisV8
The 2018 Edelman Trust Barometer reveals 65 per cent of Australians believe CEOs should take the lead on change rather than waiting for government. What do you think?
With over two decades experience in both the public and private sector, Leilani Frew played a central role in a number of significant projects currently underway across NSW including the North West Rail Link, CBD and South East Light Rail and NorthConnex. See what she says about public sector governance and infrastructure challenges
Are there going to be jobs left for humans in the future? Phil Ruthven thinks so
Journalists are kept out of this session so that directors can talk candidly about their tales from the corporate battlefield. Don't miss out, join us in Melbourne
"Boards have a social fabric that depends on much more than purely a skills fit," Elizabeth Jameson says in her new book 'Developing Your Director Career'. Read a preview on the key criteria boards are looking for in the recruitment process
I’ve always been brutally honest. There was a turning point in my career, about 10 years in, when I had a 50 per cent interest in a building business with a friend and earned multiple times my salary. The money wasn’t important, but it gave me the peace of mind to say what I thought because I knew I had an alternative if I got the sack. That was the platform for the rest of my career. Not many people know that. Most people are slaves to the politics of an organisation.
Read the full interview here http://ow.ly/luX030ipAsl
See BHP Billiton Vice President Fiona Wild speak out about climate change's physical and transition risks, as well as the impacts boards should be watching out for. Watch the full video here http://ow.ly/jCZi30ipnox