PublicationsBoard Improvement needs to be a process, not a reaction (NACD 2017) Directors Guide to Reducing Cyber Security Risks (NACD, 2016) 20 steps Directors can take to reduce cyber security risks to themselves and their boards. Doomsday signals for Directors (Directors and Boards, 2015) Warning signs that directors and boards need to look for that indicate trouble ahead. The Board’s ‘Seven Year Itch’ (Directors and Boards, 2014) How companies could benefit by having directors take a one-year sabbatical after lengthy terms in office. What Public Company Directors Might Learn From The PE Playbook (Directors and Boards, 2014) Creating shareholder value: actions that public directors may learn from private equity boards. Sign Your Own John Hancock (National Association of Corporate Directors, 2012) Why directors should write the annual letter to shareholders. Every Company is a Media Company (NACD Directorship, 2011) Every Board Director and CEO needs to learn to think like a media company. Reasons why, methods and benefits are detailed. Money for Nothing or Smart Business Move? (Licensing Book, 2011) Ten things you need to know about licensing celebrity likenesses. NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on Effectiveness of the Lead Director (National Association of Corporate Directors, 2011) Blue Ribbon Commission Paper to increase Lead Director Effectiveness. Directors are Underpaid (Directors and Boards, 2011) Directors are underpaid – and here is why. Board Calls – Weekly is the New Quarterly (Directors and Boards, 2009) Why Boards, management and shareholders benefit from short weekly board calls. Keys to Success: Five Steps to Raising Capital (Licensing Book, 2007) Five items for entrepreneurs to keep in mind as they go to the capital markets. Raising Capital (Inventors Digest, 2007) Entrepreneurs and the capital markets.