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A Board’s Duty On Succession

A board of directors has a fiduciary duty to shareholders to oversee a corporation’s short- and long-term business strategy. A crucial part of that responsibility is to have a succession plan in place for the company’s directors and its CEO. “Directors should not wait until a crisis prompts a CEO departure. A board should be discussing succession regularly, considering that the average director at a large-cap company will oversee two CEO transitions during his or her tenure” – Janice Ellig

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The Business Impact Of #MeToo

“The buck stops with the CEO!” as cited by Janice Ellig in this recent podcast with host Jon Umstead, on Business is Art. Janice is interviewed for her expertise around the impact the #MeToo movement has had on the corporate environment. In this matter of fact dialogue, Janice cuts right into the why boards and executives need to pay attention and how to make this action possible.

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2019 Women’s Forum of NY Breakfast of Corporate Champions

On November 7, 2019, the Women’s Forum of New York once again honored CEOs and companies that exceed the national average of Board seats held by women and are leading the way to parity by 2025. The Breakfast of Corporate Champions biennial event is dedicated to accelerating the advancement of women on corporate boards by saluting those S&P 500 and F1000 companies who exceed the national average of Board seats held by women, with special recognition for those approaching our

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Your Personal Brand: 10 C’s to Effective Leadership

A company, an organization, a person all have a brand – it is what they stand for. Your personal brand is your word, your bond, your promise. “At the end of the day, people won’t remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel,” Maya Angelou. It is a journey with building blocks that establish your brand, your overall reputation. In evaluating and assessing leaders for C-Suite and board positions, 10 critical attributes distinguish candidates

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Why Finding Diverse Talent Remains a Challenge

Business leaders know that diversity and inclusion make companies better on every level. A new report by IIC Partners offers a roadmap to overcoming the obstacles that continue to hinder progress.

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How Can Boards & C-Suites Increase Gender Diversity?

By Janice Ellig When it comes to the topic of diversity and inclusion (moniker D&I) and breaking down barriers in the workforce, there is no lack of conversation. The best intentions and programs are abundant in corporate America to create a diverse and inclusive workforce, yet the results, the numbers fall short. Personally, I am cautiously optimistic. As companies are honored (upcoming 2019 Breakfast of Corporate Champions) for their inclusive and diverse cultures, other companies will not want to be

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Making Diversity and Inclusion a Business Imperative: Hear it from one of “The World’s Most Influential Headhunters”

Hear it directly from Janice Ellig, owner of 100% women-led NYC based executive search firm, Ellig Group. Candidly speaking, Janice describes the progress to be “glacial” and points out “Women and diverse candidates will not be attracted to companies unless they can ‘see’ an inclusive culture – an environment where there are others like them who not only survive but thrive and succeed. Companies with more inclusive, welcoming, safe, empowering environments attract the best talent and become the best companies.”

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Breaking down barriers: diversity and inclusion in the C-suite

Attitudes, cultures and systems need to change for companies to embrace the positives of diversity and inclusion.

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FINANCIER – BREAKING DOWN BARRIERS: DIVERSITY & INCLUSION IN THE C-SUITE

“With significant monies being spent and programmes sponsored by senior management, I do not believe there is a lack of an ethos for diversity and inclusion by the C-suite,” – Janice Ellig

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