Nine Minute Mentor

Board development just got a lot easier!

Virtual board development by Les Wallace, Ph.D., the NINEMinute MENTOR and author of Principles of 21st Century Leadership offers savvy advice, customized to your requests. Based upon 30 years of governance and leadership consulting experience with over 450 boards of directors and work with more than 40,000 executives and managers Les cuts right to the practical application of solutions to your issues or opportunities for improvement. From hour long virtual sessions to day long on site sessions we can accommodate your wishes.

Content Advantages for your Board

  • High quality learning content with minimal time commitment
  • Costs pennies per learning session
  • Scalable, concise, focused, customized tutorials create opportunity for immediate application
  • The governance topics below offer a starting point for your thinking yet every tutorial is customized to you!
Boot CampAdvanced GovernanceHigh Performance Governance
Role / responsibilitiesChairperson duties and roleFirst things First
Annual Board dutiesMeetings as dialogueCompetent board makeup
Board orientationBalanced measuresStrategic constituent focus
10 key questions for boardsStrategic thinkingTransparency applied
10 Strategies for boardsBoard developmentEnterprise risk management
CommitteesUse of Task ForcesLeadership succession
Meetings / the new agendaUnderstanding marketingFuture proofing the board
Consent agendaBoard impact on cultureExecutive summaries / briefings
Basic financial trackingCEO evaluationsMergers / Acquisitions
Strategy basicsCEO competenciesBoard dashboards
Self-assessment for boardsMeetings rules of engagementAssociation governance
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