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Taking the pain out of checking past discussions

Whether you’re a board member, CEO or administrator, you’ve undoubtedly run into this bugbear: A critical decision has come due and you want to refer to past discussions on the topic. You vaguely recall it was a bit contentious but your memory is a bit hazy and you...

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3 Serial Killers of Board Meetings

Whether you’re a professional director on four boards or a volunteer making your first foray into governance on a small NFP board, you want to be given adequate time and resources to prepare well and contribute in board meetings. But that’s not always the case, is it?...

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NBR – Why Governance Matters

The news out of one of New Zealand’s largest companies, Fletchers, points to problems with governance and oversight delivered by the board but it’s not just corporates that suffer from this. Small businesses also need to carefully consider how they’re going to manage...

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Radio New Zealand

Radio NZ interview CEO, Brett Herkt on BoardPro's early wins and the product's international prospects. Pick up the conversation at 4:00 minutes on this audio link.  ...

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Don’t be a dick!

It’s not difficult to look like a dick at board meetings.  In fact, looking back at the countless board meetings I’ve attended, it’s remarkably easy and happens all the time. It’s simple: just fail to do your action items from the last board meeting.  How many times...

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Why managers are falling in love with board software

You'd think that the last thing a time poor manager or administrator would want is another piece of software! And especially not for something as delicate and important as the board process. Surely the flexibility and familiarity of generic tools like email, microsoft...

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3 reasons why boards are buying BoardPro

You and your fellow board members are busy, we get it. That’s why we’ve built features into BoardPro that make your lives easier. Plus the savings on the organisation's administration time and resources mean the software pays for itself.   Stay current, never lose a...

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Software cuts board meeting costs

Robyn Pearce's Opinion: Boards of small to medium enterprise and non-profits have been missing out on this board software.   Originally published in the NZ Herald, Wednesday, 07 December 2016 When anyone talks about services that save people time and money, my ears...

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Tony cut his board admin in half!

Tony Coombe is a C-suite executive who's consulting to a 100-year old agricultural business operating in Australia and New Zealand. One of his tasks is to improve their governance processes and take their board papers into the cloud. After a free trial of BoardPro's...

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