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Five Essential Questions to Ask in a Board Interview

The questions that you will ask during a board interview will vary based on the board and organisation that you …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookSeptember 11, 2018

You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

“The more I learn, the more I realise how much I don’t know.” Albert Einstein The things that scare me …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookSeptember 3, 2018

Board Shorts Podcast Ep. 6: Etiquette in the Boardroom

Today’s episode is all about Etiquette in the boardroom: why manners always matter, and I’m joined by etiquette expert Alana …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookAugust 21, 2018

The Most Common Board Resume Mistakes

I’ve had the privilege of helping some phenomenal aspiring board members develop a compelling board resume. Over the years of …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookAugust 14, 2018

Board Shorts Podcast Ep. 5: Why Wellbeing needs to be on the Board’s Agenda

In this episode of the Board Shorts podcast Ruth Morgan shares her expert opinion on why wellbeing should be on …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookJuly 24, 2018

Board Shorts Podcast – Diary of a Board Member Ep.1

Frustrations are a given any time you bring a group of people together to work on something. At work, at …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookJuly 17, 2018

Building Your Core Board Skills

In surveying board recruiters, the feedback they gave was overwhelming – they want to see you demonstrate business acumen, strategic …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookJuly 3, 2018

A Lesson in Patience

Pursuing a board opportunity is an exciting and nerve-wracking experience, particularly if it’s your first time. Not wanting to inadvertently …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookJune 28, 2018

The Worst Pieces of Advice I’ve Heard as a Director

It’s a shock and surprise to new board members. The people they end up sharing the boardroom with can sometimes …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookJune 26, 2018

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