Category Archives: Board of Directors

IMPROVING COMMUNICATION AND COLLABORATION FOR BOARDS OF DIRECTORS

Article by Herb Rubenstein, President, Sustainable Business Group Introduction The typical board of directors “communication system” rarely gets beyond simple email systems. Face to face meetings, and large board books sent by overnight delivery a day or a week before … Continue reading

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A NEW PARADIGM FOR SUCCESSFUL BOARDS OF DIRECTORS

Article by Herb Rubenstein, President, Sustainable Business Group Introduction New companies and small non-profits think the last thing they need is a strong board of directors. And they think that they could not recruit a good board or pay for … Continue reading

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THE ROLE OF TRAINING FOR BOARDS OF DIRECTORS

Article by Herb Rubenstein, President, Sustainable Business Group, and Paul E. O’Flynn, Executive Director, Kentucky Organ Donor Association Introduction Today, new Board Members in for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations often receive little or no training regarding how to serve as … Continue reading

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS SCORECARD

Article by Herb Rubenstein Introduction Today there is a great need for effective Boards of Directors. There are many evaluation and assessment systems on the web and available from consulting firms. However, few evaluation systems analyze all of the proper … Continue reading

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CHALLENGES AND POTENTIAL OF BOARDS OF ADVISORS AND BOARDS OF DIRECTORS FOR ALL COMPANIES

Article by Herb Rubenstein Introduction Boards of Advisors and Boards of Directors for all companies, nonprofits, and educational organizations can provide great value for the organization in their earliest years and whenever the organization wants to grow and improve their … Continue reading

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EVALUATING BOARDS OF DIRECTORS

By Herb Rubenstein, President, Herb Rubenstein Consulting Introduction It is often said that we learn from failure and mistakes. However, the question remains, “What do we learn?” If all we learn is not to make that mistake again, that is … Continue reading

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THE ROLE OF TRAINING FOR BOARDS OF DIRECTORS

Article by Herb Rubenstein, President, Sustainable Business Group, and Paul E. O’Flynn, Executive Director, Kentucky Organ Donor Association Introduction Today, new Board Members in for-profit businesses and nonprofit organizations often receive little or no training regarding how to serve as … Continue reading

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THE CHALLENGES AND POTENTIAL OF BOARD OF ADVISORS AND BOARDS OF DIRECTORS FOR EMERGING TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES

Article by Herb Rubenstein, President Sustainable Business Group For the Northern Colorado Technology Roundtable, Ft. Collins, Colorado   Introduction Boards of Advisors and Boards of Directors for emerging technology firms can provide great value for the company in the earliest … Continue reading

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS SCORECARD

Article by Herb Rubenstein, President, Sustainable Business Group.    Introduction Today there is a great need for effective Boards of Directors.  There are many evaluation and assessment systems on the web and available from consulting firms.  However, few evaluation systems … Continue reading

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THE ROLE OF MARKETING BY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Article by Herb Rubenstein, President, Sustainable Business Group, and Kelly O’Brien President, TurningPointe Marketing, Inc. Introduction In June 2004, Business Week reported that a member of the Board of Directors of Coca-Cola squashed a major advertising campaign that the company … Continue reading

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