Lessons from the Front
Dotty Schaffer, May 7th, 2019
Since the passage of California State Law #967, my firm has heard from dozens of public companies as they try to diversify their boards. Often, this is the first time that these board have considered using a search firm for the effort. Our Managing Partner Mark Lonergan estimates that 80% of the public company board searches performed on the
Words of Advice from a Silicon Valley Board Recruiter
Dotty Schaffer, October 1st, 2018
On Sunday, Governor Jerry Brown signed California legislation mandating every public board in the state must have at least one woman board director by the end of 2019. The goals of the legislation are to advance gender equality and help break the corporate glass ceiling.
In our August 2018 blog on the top 150 public companies in
Dotty Schaffer, August 13th, 2017
By any measure, I’m not an authority on basketball, but watching the NBA Finals I couldn’t help but see lessons all of us can learn from watching these two great teams. How would your executive team do if they were playing in your championship finals?Teamwork
The way the Warriors and Cavaliers teams passed the ball, moving up and down
Dotty Schaffer, August 19th, 2015
In my line of work I am privileged to know many extraordinary leaders. Now and then I run into one that I call Henry, usually when I’ve been asked to replace him.
Prince Henry of England wasn’t raised to be king. He was a spoiled child, whose mother and grandmother doted on him. He was handsome, well read, musical, spoke several