The Future of the Boardroom is Now, but…

This weekend just gone, I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at the Better Boards Conference in Brisbane. The delegates were mostly non-executive directors of mid-to-large non-profits. They were friendly, intelligent and, as you’d expect for a boardroom-based conference, mostly older than your average Aussie. There was a vibe about the place. The theme of this year’s conference was …

Announcing the Launch of our New Website

After months of development, Future Directors is excited to announce the launch of our new and improved website. The remodel of the site was conducted from the ground up and includes streamlined navigation and a revamped toolbar. We’ve also refined the structure of our content and added more of it. This means more news and insights, plus success stories to …

Best practice LinkedIn connection requests….please!

I think many out there in LinkedIn land need to read this. ALWAYS USE A PERSONAL MESSAGE. No matter what. Even if you have just met them or are even friends. It’s best practice, its engaging, it sets up the relationship in the right way from the get go. If you cannot be bothered to write a short note to …