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Recommended books to support your Portfolio Career

Ensuring General Wisdom

Ensuring General Wisdom

The critical role Non-Executive Directors and Trustees play in Executive performance.  by J A Sutherland Ensuring General Wisdom: The practical guide for non-executive directors and trustees on how to get the best out of executives covering: leadership, culture, business models and conduct of business. Discover the four drivers of ...
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The Independent Director

The Independent Director

The Non-Executive Director's Guide to Effective Board Presence  by Gerry Brown Independent Chairmen and Directors play a crucial role in business today. This comprehensive, global guide provides a unique insight into what it's like to be an Independent Chairman and Director, the contributions made to companies, and the challenges ...
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Board Appointments

Board Appointments

The Definitive Guide to Gaining a Non-Executive Directorship  by David Schwarz There are many things in life that you cannot prepare for but the board appointment process is not one of them. Non-executive board directors often describe finding their first directorship as an arduous and time-consuming process. More experienced ...
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Non-Executive Director (Best Kept Secret Revealed)

Non-Executive Director (Best Kept Secret Revealed)

The whole can of Non-Executive worms has been subject to investigation, reappraisal and some rigorous new rulings  by Ade Asefeso Mcips Mba Non Executive Directors used to be caricatured as cronies of the Chairman (who is also a Non Executive Director) or Ceo. Fat cats, freeloading members of the ...
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The Non-Executive Directors’ Handbook, 5th edition

The Non-Executive Directors’ Handbook, 5th edition

An accessible and practical guide for Non-Executive Directors by Brian Coyle The Non-Executive Directors’ Handbook has been refreshed and fully updated for this 5th edition and, given the increasingly significant role played by Non-Executive Directors in the independent oversight of organisations, it acts as an essential source of reference and ...
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Non-Executive Directors

Non-Executive Directors

Non-Executive Directors: The BDO Stoy Hayward Guide for Growing Businesses  by Rupert Merson The essential guide for anyone running a small business who wants to make it grow, avoiding the pitfalls which bring so many companies down. There are hundreds - no thousands - of books for managers in ...
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Role of the Non-Executive Director

Role of the Non-Executive Director

Role of the Non-Executive Director in the Small to Medium Sized Businesses  by John Smithson The contribution of a good non-Executive Director can make a huge difference to a small to medium sized business. But who should fulfil the role? Someone steeped in the culture and methods of a ...
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Non-Executive Directors

The Independent Director

The Role and Contribution of Non-Executive Directors (A Director's Guide)  by Institute of Directors Independent non-executive directors have a vital role to perform on the board and an important contribution to make to the proper running of companies. The growing expectations placed on them have created a need to ...
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Non-Executive Directors

Non-Executive Directors

What they are and how to become one  by Ray Fox Have you seen appointments about Non-Executive Directors and ever wondered how they got there? What does it involve? and what could the possible remuneration be? You may have heard it said “what’s the difference between a Non-Executive Director and ...
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The NED Directors Handbook

The NED Directors Handbook

How to become effective, get noticed and exercise proper due diligence (Company Directors' Masterclass)  by Richard Winfield (Author) Obtaining a non-executive directorship can be a valuable objective in furthering your career – either as a stepping stone to an executive role on your main board or in building a ...
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