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Directors need to step outside the boardroom on the issue of sexual harassment

Empathy is not a term often used in regard to boards of directors, but it needs to be. It cannot continue to be a trait that corporate leaders shed as they climb the ranks. Leaders need to think outside the boardroom and own their role in eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace.


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Something for all the boards

What board of directors couldn’t benefit from “A minute on minutes”—that’s board meeting minutes, get it? Here’s an outline of pros, cons and warnings, from basic to advanced.


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Relief for far-flung and busy non-profit boards

Under the recently enacted Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, directors and board members can pass resolutions without holding actual meetings. Many organizations will likely find this measure convenient, particularly where members are often unavailable for meetings due to time and distance.


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