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On-Demand Webinar Video Recordings

7 Pivots for the COVID-Age Board

How The Pandemic Has Changed & Refocused Board Efforts

COVID-19 has affected just about every aspect of personal and professional lives around the world. This is also true in the world's boardrooms. Boards of Directors have not been immune to the pandemic's effects, experiencing additional risk components spread across entire corporate landscapes and dominating most strategic and governance discussions. The sheer size and number of challenges are immense for many Boards, with unintended knock-on effects adding more stress. All of these rapid-fire arrows have rendered countless Boards in a

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highly reactive mode, with certain trends emerging. Join us to find out what these trends are and the pivots that great Boards are embracing.

Human Capital Disclosure & the Board

With guest speaker Solange Charas and host Mark A. Pfister

The work and workforce transformation is forcing the need for transparent, robust, and more relevant disclosure of Human Capital (HC) metrics, formerly areas that have been overlooked or relegated to the realm of 'soft' or 'intangible' assets ...but they are extremely important and have bottom-line effects! HC is a required focus area for Boards and organizations to achieve goals, evolve, remain innovative, and generate returns for stakeholders and shareholders. Join us to learn the unique and distinct components as compared to all other capital measurements.

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The Power of Your Online Presence

 

with Anouk Pappers

Whether you're looking for advancement on your current career track, a career shift, new clients, investors, partners, or a Board seat, an incomplete online image under-sells you and leads to missing out on crucial opportunities to achieve your next business goal. In this video, learn how to build, grow, and control your proper online presence.

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Boost Your Chances of Getting on the Board

 

Properly Strategizing Your Board Candidacy For Success

Do you have ambitions to one day sit on a Board of Directors or join additional modern-day Boards? Join 'The Board Architect' Mark A. Pfister and find out how to make that dream a reality. In this webinar hosted by Shaparency, learn the proven and effective steps to plan and implement your Board Director strategy. Experience how these achievable & focused efforts help you convey the expertise and confidence needed for serious and viable Board Director / Board Advisor consideration.

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Building Your Dream Board

 

Modern Board Architecture Principles For An Effective Board of Directors

Assembling the ‘perfect’ board isn’t a mystery - it’s a process and a discipline. In this webinar titled 'Building Your Dream Board' hosted by Shaparency, industry leader Mark A. Pfister unpacks the secrets of modern-day Board building. Mark’s no-nonsense approach gets straight to the point and includes practical steps. Watch to learn how to: Build the foundation of an effective Board / Re-invigorate efficiencies in existing Boards / Identify diverse and practical skill sets

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The Board Candidate's Checklist

 

Asking The Right Questions Before Saying "Yes" to the Seat

Executive/Board  search and placement firms as well as Nominating Committees commonly have a detailed evaluation checklist that is frequently referenced throughout their search and vetting process. However, when it comes to Board Candidates going through a vetting process, it is not as common for these candidates to have a detailed and process-oriented approach to properly do their own 'counter-vetting' of the organization and Board they aspire to join. Yes, almost all Board Candidates will have a

handful of questions, but in most cases they are not systematically evaluating the Board in topic areas that matter most for success. This can prove to be a big mistake. Join us to learn the right questions to ask before saying "yes" to the seat.

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On The Topic of Boards...

 

A Wide-Ranging Interview of Mark A. Pfister on Board Topics by Ross Lauder, Chief Energy Officer of Single Focus Talent

The Global Tech Leaders’ Podcast delivers business leaders and individual contributors with actionable insights to hit their numbers and figure out the nuances of truly operating a business globally today. Squeezing the essence of the lessons learned from the planet's top tech leaders, this is your guide to joining the fast track to global market scaling.

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How Much Should You Be Paid as a Board Director?

 

Cracking The Code of Board Director Compensation

Board Director pay has been somewhat of an enigma since the inception of Boards of Directors. This is true from many angles, including those not familiar with Board Directorship and more surprisingly, Board Directors either new to the field or those Directors not keeping up with compensation trending.

 

Do you know what you are worth?

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5 Steps to Nailing Your Board Director Interview

 

Making a Great Impression That Leads to a Resounding "Yes" (from both sides of the table) 

Ok, so you packaged yourself properly, submitted your impressive Board Document along with your Board Bio, avoided sending a resume or CV, and got the call to come in - they are interested in potentially having you join their Board! This first triumph of getting to an interview is arguably the toughest hurdle to make it over, so you definitely did something right and likely avoided many of the common Board Candidate pit-

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falls. Now, you know there are commonly multiple other candidates... Do you simply wait for the scheduled interview date and just show up for a discussion? Find out the helpful tips to put you over the top to get the Board seat.

Do You Do The D&O?

 

Important Directors & Officers Insurance Considerations to Lower Risk 

The business world has undeniably become a more litigious environment over recent decades. Liability and risk at all levels of business have increased. The suing of Directors and Officers is nothing new, however, the frequency of this action has greatly increased and can even expose company Officers and Board Directors to significant personal liability. It seems that 'piercing the corporate veil' has become more commonplace. As a Director, know the important facts of how to protect yourself.

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Heeding The Board's 5 Observables

 

Glaring Indicators of a Board's Current & Future Success 

What if there was a reliable way to predict which Boards are able to quickly adapt to adversity in support of their organizations vs. which Boards would succumb to a mountain of perceived ill fortune during a crisis. Sounds too good to be true… but is it possible? Join me to learn 5 reliable indicators that help predict resilient and effective Boards.

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Modern Board Architecture

 

The 3 Most Important Board Structural Focus Areas Ensuring Success 

Proper Board architecture considers multiple integrated facets of a Board's appropriate makeup, not solely each individual Board Member's area of professional expertise or experience. ‘Modern Board Architecture’ educates Boards and business leaders on the immense value of properly architecting an experienced and integrated Board of Directors or Board of Advisors. Includes the  topic areas of a Board's:

  • Sphere of Influence

  • Planes of Congruence

  • Coverage & Balance

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Exceptional Board Governance

 

The Foundational Knowledge Elements of True Governance Experts 

Everyone talks governance, but are you truly an expert? Just because you served in roles where governance was expected, this doesn't automatically translate into proficiency or expertise. Join me for a 1-hour crash course on the history, evolution, and application of proper governance principles. It could possibly equate to a major turning point in your career...

  • Governance Background

  • Governance Prerequisites

  • Values & Governance

  • Governance Thought Leadership

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Becoming The Strategic Executive

 

The Foundational Knowledge Elements of True Strategy Experts 

Whether you are an experienced or aspiring Board Director or C-Level Executive, proper foundational strategy insight is a must. Watch this recorded webinar to learn about the history, evolution, and effective application of modern-day strategy to elevate your success. 

  • History & Evolution of Strategy

  • Effective Strategy Application

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Ensuring Your Seat on the Board

 

In a collaboration between M. A. Pfister Strategy Group's CEO & Chief Board Consultant Mark A. Pfister and Boardsi's CEO Martin Rowinski, the successful roadmap of steps to increase your chances of getting to the all-important Board Candidate interview, and then to the boardroom, are succinctly laid out in an easily followed chronology of focus areas.

  • Preparing Your Expertise, Experience, & Certifications

  • Proper Board Candidate Packaging

  • Acing your Board Interview

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Crisis Strategy:  Successfully Pivoting Your Personal Strategy in Times of Change

 

Strategies are truly tested during times of crisis, and most often, they are tweaked or reworked to clearly align with reset goals. Companies do it to align efforts and direction, so what about your personal strategy? You know, the goals (what) and strategy (how) that you should have to reach your personal aspirations... these are just as important!

 

M. A. Pfister Strategy Group's CEO & Chief Board Consultant Mark A. Pfister and 40Strategy's CEO Carl J. Cox join forces for a clear and no-nonsense look at how to realign your thought process to support your personal goals, aspirations, and strategy in times of crisis.

International Board Director Competency Designation (IBDC.D) certification holders will receive 1 CPE credit by watching

(Related: Consulting  - 'The Strategy Workshop')

(Related: National Speaking Tour - 'The Strategy of Strategy')

(Related: Consulting - 'Board Build - Strategic Planning & Structuring Engagement')

What Is Strategy?: Keynote Introduction at Cascade Strategy's Global Conference

 

What exactly is strategy? An age-old question that has plagued all levels of organizations across all industries.

 

Starting with the amazing 2,500 years of strategy history and its evolution to present day application, the true definition, usefulness, and advantages of proper 'strategy' is clearly reached.

Is your strategy knowledge up to speed?

International Board Director Competency Designation (IBDC.D) certification holders will receive 1 CPE credit by watching

(Related: Consulting  - 'The Strategy Workshop')

(Related: National Speaking Tour - 'The Strategy of Strategy')

(Related: Consulting - 'Board Build - Strategic Planning & Structuring Engagement')

OnBoard On-Demand Webinar:

Building an Effective Board of Directors

 

Passageways, creator of the OnBoard Board portal software, hosted guest speaker 'The Board Architect,' Mark A. Pfister, CEO & Chief Board Consultant of M. A. Pfister Strategy Group and Chairman & CEO of Integral Board Group, a specialized Board services and consulting company. In this webinar Mark draws on his long career sitting on and advising Boards, exploring the importance of creating a Board at any stage of business growth and provides a step-by-step roadmap to successfully plan and build an effective Board.

  • How to align your Board with your values, vision, and mission

  • Board Member evaluation & selection

  • The background and need for governance

  • The history and importance of strategy

  • What makes a great Board?

International Board Director Competency Designation (IBDC.D) certification holders will receive 1 CPE credit by watching

Using Strategy for Difficult Times

...But What Exactly is Strategy?

 

The founder of Mindfulness Intelligence, Linda Bjork, gets to pick the brain of Strategist and Board Expert Mark A. Pfister on how to think about strategy and the use strategy in times of crisis - and beyond.

 

From the facebook group for Executives 'How To Win In Leadership Without Losing Yourself.'

International Board Director Competency Designation (IBDC.D) certification holders will receive 1 CPE credit by watching

(Related: Consulting  - 'The Strategy Workshop')

(Related: National Speaking Tour - 'The Strategy of Strategy')

(Related: Consulting - 'Board Build - Strategic Planning & Structuring Engagement')