The transformation of today’s workforce makes it imperative to manage talent as a key strategic asset. The evolving skills that an organization needs are a significant component of human capital and associated strategies. As an intangible asset not listed on a company’s balance sheet, effective human capital oversight is critical for an organization to achieve its goals and remain agile.Find out more »
Is there a legitimate role for ethics as a driver of business behavior in our increasingly transactional world? Though the question may sound unduly provocative, company boards and executives – without necessarily even realizing it – are often forced to confront this issue. What role should ethics play in business decision-making, and has the answer to this question changed as the characteristics of shareholders and stakeholders has evolved over the years?Find out more »
What does the future of business in San Diego hold?Find out more »
Leveraged wisely, powerful messaging can make a reputation, build a brand, or successfully launch a new product or innovation. An organization’s ability to communicate effectively, both internally and publicly, can be the difference between success and failure. In the age of social networks, communication from the CEO or management team has the power to either strengthen or weaken an organization. Hand-in-hand with strategic communications, today’s Boards of Directors must oversee reputation management.Find out more »
Long-termism vs. short-termism is a constant tug-of-war, requiring an ongoing balance between the goals of two opposing perspectives. While companies face intense pressure from financial markets to maximize short-term results, short-termism has the potential to undermine future growth and limit future investment returns. Our experts will discuss the impact of a long-term vs. short-term focus on the stability and growth of organizations and their reliance on capital markets.Find out more »
Disruptive innovation and disruptive technology… what is the difference? How does each one affect business and what do directors and business leaders need to understand to stay ahead of disruptive trends?Find out more »
What do first-time directors need to know, and how can the onboarding process assist with the transition to joining a board?Find out more »
“Cybersecurity risks pose grave threats to our investors, our capital markets, and our country.” Securities and Exchange Commission – 2018.Find out more »
Despite the trend toward separating the roles of CEO and Board Chair, many companies still choose to combine these roles. Each with pros and cons, it cannot be denied that a powerful and active board can help minimize risk and be a true asset to the organization. Strong and independent directors can be counted on to provide counsel to support management in times of crisis.Find out more »
Is the recent California law (SB-826) requiring women on boards good for corporate governance?
Should it stay? Should it go? Does it matter?
Does it help or hinder the broader question of board diversity?
How can boards ensure they have the necessary perspectives at the table?
As a director or executive, what should you know? What questions should you be asking? What should you do in response to an activist campaign?Find out more »
Cybersecurity is both a risk and a strategy issue in the news every day. The threat is especially significant to organizations, considering the magnitude of potential damage to their reputation, competitive standing and proprietary information.Find out more »
Our panelists Hansol Hong, Eugene Izhikevich, Gioia Messinger, and Darren Moe will discuss anticipated effects of AI and robotics on areas such as IT, operations, manufacturing, supply chain and customer-facing activities.Find out more »
Our expert panelists Michael J. Berthelot, Haney Hong, John Skousen, & Amy Wakeham will discuss best practices to help the board and management understand unforeseen risks, deal with crises, and limit potential damage, while allowing their organization to thrive.Find out more »
Learn from Sabrina Martucci Johnson what every CEO and C-suite executive should know about the dynamics of new and established boards.Find out more »
Hear what our experienced directors and industry experts Karin Eastham, Edwin A. Guiles, Phil Johnston, & Carrie Stone have to say about refreshing the board, how boards members are evaluated and how that strengthens board effectiveness and fosters a continuous feedback mindset.Find out more »
Our panel of experts Janice P. Brown, Randall Clark, Scott Dobroski, & Michael E. Oclaray will provide solutions for companies to compete in attracting, hiring and retaining the best talent. They will share their own experiences and insights regarding successful solutions that will help guide key talent-related decisions.Find out more »
How did a single service travel nurse organization in 1985 grow to become the industry leader in healthcare workforce solutions today? Join Susan Salka, CEO and President of AMN Healthcare, as she shares an insider's view of a leadership success story.Find out more »
In a time where polarization is at an all-time high and information is shared rapidly, what is the role of the CEO in addressing these issues and how can they navigate these tricky waters? Our experienced panelists Tara Ceranic Salinas, Lenny Comma, Hank Nordhoffwill, & Chris Wollerman provide insights on managing these complex issues in turbulent times.TFind out more »
Our panel Chuck Adams, Barbara Borden, Les Howe & Greg Lucier bring both experience and expertise to discussing an in-depth examination of the full cycle of a deal as well as provide insights regarding creation of value while avoiding unwelcome surprises.Find out more »
What makes a great board? Can all the board members clearly articulate how the board adds value? How does the board actually measure its value to the organization?
Dr. Erica M. Rivera brings extensive experience in the psychological aspects of leadership and executive behavior to share research on how great boards actually do add value.