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Leading vs Managing

Understanding the differences between leading and managing is crucial for effective decision-making and team dynamics. Although the two terms are often used interchangeably, they have subtle differences that impact outcomes. […]

Juggling a board role with your life

How do you manage your responsibilities as a board member while juggling a full-time job and other important commitments? It can feel challenging to maintain a fulfilling work-life balance when […]

Boardroom Briefing: February 2024

A brief monthly update on corporate governance and related areas from Pinsent Masons This month’s briefing includes news on the FRC’s new UK Corporate Governance Code, the FCA’s consultation paper […]

Navigating Maternity Leave in the Boardroom

With more women taking on leadership roles, it’s important to understand what options are available for mothers who need to take time off for the birth or adoption of a […]

How to Manage a NED Portfolio

Are you new to a portfolio career or considering taking on multiple NED roles and wondering how to juggle them successfully? Every Director’s portfolio is unique – bringing its own […]

Non-Executive Director certifications

Many of our members undertake formal qualifications in governance and board work. Here we share some from partners organisations who have good quality offerings at different levels. Whilst we are […]

Boardroom Briefing: January 2024

A brief monthly update on corporate governance and related areas from Pinsent Masons This month’s briefing includes news on the FRC’s announcing supervisory focus for 2024/25, the FRC Lab’s insights […]

Securing a Board Position - 5 Simple Steps

Finding a board appointment that suits your interests, skills and geography takes patience, determination and effort. We’re here to help. Our focus is to encourage, inspire and actively support women […]

NEW member service for 2024 - Career Check-Ins

NEW from WB Directors – regular insights and support for our mid-career members. We know many of our members are building their strategic skills through a board role alongside emerging […]

Staying authentic as you progress your career

As we move through our career, we can lose sight of our purpose and personal style, finding our determination and confidence can waver. It’s important to reflect on our values, […]

Boardroom Briefing: December 2023

A brief monthly update on corporate governance and related areas from Pinsent Masons This month’s briefing includes news on the FRC’s policy statement on proposals to amend the UK Corporate […]

Being a NED: what's it really like?

Insights from With businesses facing challenges across various sectors, Non-Executive Directors (NEDs) have an increasingly demanding role. But how is the role changing? MM&K’s biennial survey, ‘Life In The Boardroom‘, […]