Boards are our business

WATSON Webinars

WATSON Webinar: The Critical Board-CEO/Executive Dynamic: Experiences from the Front Line

October 9, 2020

Posted in: WATSON Speaks, WATSON Webinars

The dynamic duo of board and management is critical to an organization’s effective functioning, and critical to its success.

In this unique relationship, these two groups must balance alignment and collaboration with the need for clear boundaries between operations and oversight.

It’s not as easy as it sounds, especially when organizations are experiencing the stresses of challenge and opportunity.

Join WATSON’s Practice Leads, Rachel O’Connor and Sharon Rudy, and our featured guests panelists: Glenn Wong, Founder of Catalyst Solutions Ltd and LIFT Philanthropy Partners Board Chair, and Bev Briscoe, current Board Chair of Kal Tire , Chair of the Board of Richie Bros. Auctioneers Inc., Lead Director of Goldcorp Inc., and Director of Newmont Inc., as they share their unvarnished stories and experience from both sides of this duo.

We will explore:

  • What makes for an effective relationship between Boards, CEOs and executives?
  • What are the practices, boundaries and dynamics that make a difference?
  • Where do the cracks tend to appear under strain? What are the pitfalls to watch out for?
  • How do you adjust the dynamic when you need to, whether to respond to a short-term situation or address an issue?

Boards and executive teams are under significant pressure right now. In times of uncertainty, relationships, communications, and lines of accountability are tested and strained – and can fray.

Learn how you can strengthen your relationship and be better prepared to face the coming months of pandemic recovery – and build a strong organization for the long term.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
1:00PM EDT/ 2:00PM ADT/ 12:00PM CDT/ 11:00AM MDT/ 10:00AM PDT

More information HERE

 

FacebookLinkedInTwitter

WATSON/Family Enterprise Xchange Webinar: Leading Family Enterprise Through COVID and Beyond

Posted in: WATSON Speaks, WATSON Webinars

This time of challenge and change is also a powerful learning opportunity for family enterprises and their leaders. Join FEX, WATSON and our family enterprise panelists as we learn from the experiences of family enterprise leaders, the findings from the Family Business Pulse Survey, and emerging insight into what has helped leaders and businesses survive and thrive. We’re looking forward to a conversation with our panelists and with you – positioning family enterprise to strengthen as we move forward.

We’ll explore:

  • What the Family Business Pulse Survey tells us about the experiences and takeaways for family enterprises during COVID
  • The experiences of our panelists – challenges, leadership, and lessons learned
  • Recent research and findings around leaders and leadership teams that perform well through challenge, change and opportunity – and implications for a family business context
  • Your questions and the contributions not only of our panelists but of our family enterprise community participants

Thursday, October 22, 2020
1:00PM EDT/ 2:00PM ADT/ 12:00PM CDT/ 11:00AM MDT/ 10:00AM PDT

More information HERE

FacebookLinkedInTwitter

WATSON Webinar Recordings

May 22, 2020

Posted in: WATSON Webinars

Click the links below to access recordings and videos of past WATSON webinars:

 

Embracing an Inclusive, Stakeholder-Focused Governance Approach – July 8, 2020

Hosted by Sharon Rudy

Panellists Rachel Colabella, Rachel O’Connor, and John Jennings

Watson HERE

Listen HERE

Getting the Board’s Work Done in the Current Context of the Pandemic – Practice Points from the (Virtual) Boardroom – May 25, 2020

Hosted by Natasha Himer

Panellists Rachel Colabella, and Teresa Budd

Watch HERE

Listen HERE

 

Just-in-Time Answers and Ideas From WATSON – May 22, 2020

Hosted by Sharon Rudy

Panellists Liz Watson, and Rachel O’Connor

Watch HERE

Listen HERE

 

Governing In the Era of Stakeholder Capitalism, Sustainability, and Crisis – May 15, 2020

Our apologies, we had some technical issues with the first part of the recording and therefore, have been only able to upload the portion of the recording that was intact. Thank you for your understanding.

Hosted by Rachel Colabella, WATSON Governance Advisors

Watch HERE

Listen HERE

 

FacebookLinkedInTwitter