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SEP
7
2017
SEP 7, 2017

The Nonprofit Board Dilemma & How To Fix It

Newsletter | Press Release
Nonprofit Boards and their organizations still experience exponentially higher risk in their effectiveness and efficiency. Time for a change... << Click on the title to read more >>


AUG
23
2017
AUG 23, 2017

Is Your Board Thinking DPO?

Newsletter | Press Release
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mandates that you have a Data Protection Officer (DPO) - Are You Ready?... << Click on the title to read more >>


AUG
11
2017
AUG 11, 2017

Business Innovators Radio Interview: Mark A. Pfister

Interview | Press Release
Integral Board Group CEO Mark A. Pfister interviewed on Business Innovators Radio with Mike Saunders... << Click on the title to read more >>


AUG
9
2017
AUG 9, 2017

Are Advisory Boards My Route to the Corporate Boardroom?

Quote | Press Release
Integral Board Group's CEO, Mark A. Pfister, quoted in Boardroom INSIDER....... << Click on the title to read more >>


AUG
2
2017
AUG 2, 2017

The Board's Role In Leveraging The Gig Economy

Newsletter | Press Release
How evolving work habits need to be integral to your strategy.... << click on title to read more >>


JUL
20
2017
JUL 20, 2017

The Once Taboo World of Board Director Marketing

Newsletter | Press Release
How Societal Trends Have Changed an Insulated Industry...<< click on title to read more >>


JUN
21
2017
JUN 21, 2017

Uber, Sexism & The Board

Newsletter | Press Release
A Company's Culture Starts With The Board... << click on title to read more >>


JUN
7
2017
JUN 7, 2017

Why Boards WannaCry

Newsletter | Press Release
The Growing Burden of Cybersecurity on Boards............. << click on title to read more >>


MAY
31
2017
MAY 31, 2017

LIFARS announces New Chairman of the Board

Announcement | Press Release
Mark A. Pfister has been named the new Chairman of LIFARS effective June 1, 2017 ............. << click on title to read more >>


MAY
17
2017
MAY 17, 2017

Mark A. Pfister speaking at 2020 Startups

Blog
Mark A. Pfister speaking at 2020 Startups, a dynamic and co-evolving entrepreneurial ecosystem... << click on title to read more >>


MAY
12
2017
MAY 12, 2017

Boards and the Cybersecurity Challenge

Interview | Press Release
Read Chairman & CEO Mark A. Pfister's interview by one of the top Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigations companies, LIFARS..... << Click on the title to read more >>


MAY
10
2017
MAY 10, 2017

No, You Can't Submit a Resume or CV For This Board Seat!

Newsletter | Press Release
Submitting a resume or CV for a Board position is the fastest way to be eliminated from the Board candidate pool........ << Click on the title to read more >>


APR
27
2017
APR 27, 2017

3 Common Struggles of Private Company CEOs

Newsletter | Press Release
Where most CEOs spend a majority of their time on a daily, weekly and monthly basis is incorrect and not properly balanced... and it is extremely obvious when viewing the performance of their companies......... << Click on the title to read more >>


APR
19
2017
APR 19, 2017

The Evolution of the Private Company Board

Newsletter | Press Release
The changing roles & responsibilities of private company Board Directors.... << Click on the title to read more >>


APR
18
2017
APR 18, 2017

Business Radio Interview

Radio Interview | Press Release
Our Chairman & CEO interviewed on 'Recalculating Radio'... << Click on the title to read more >>


APR
11
2017
APR 11, 2017

The Strategy of Strategy with speaker Mark A. Pfister

Video | Speaking Tour
Learn the history and evolution of Strategy and why it is so relevant to you personally as well as for your business.


MAR
27
2017
MAR 27, 2017

The Serious Board Candidate & The 'Career Trifecta'

Newsletter | Press Release
Sizing-up your Board candidates to ensure a team that gets things done...... << Click on the title to read more >>


MAR
6
2017
MAR 6, 2017

The Board's Enhanced Role In Business Succession

Newsletter | Press Release
An overlooked option to ensure business succession victory... << Click on the title to read more >>


FEB
3
2017
FEB 3, 2017

Series Volume 9: Why Build an Effective Board For Your Company?

Newsletter | Press Release
Series Volume 9: The Importance of Board Committees..... << Click on the title to read more >>


JAN
13
2017
JAN 13, 2017

Series Volume 8: Why Build an Effective Board For Your Company?

Newsletter | Press Release
Series Volume 8: Board Member Evaluation & Selection..... << Click on the title to read more >>


JAN
12
2017
JAN 12, 2017

Titans of Industry Lecture Series

Board Member | Press Release
Mark A. Pfister to be a guest speaker at NYC's Union League Club on February 8th ...............<< click on the title to read more >>


DEC
30
2016
DEC 30, 2016

Series Volume 7: Why Build an Effective Board For Your Company?

Newsletter | Press Release
Series Volume 7: Available Options & Services to Build Your Board Team...... << Click on the title to read more >>


NOV
30
2016
NOV 30, 2016

Attract, Close 'em and Delight Your Retail Customers

Blog
Let's Talk Turkey (pun intended) for Holiday Retail Sales....... << Click on the title to read more >>


NOV
29
2016
NOV 29, 2016

Series Volume 6: Why Build an Effective Board For Your Company?

Newsletter | Press Release
Series Volume 6: Infusing the 'Plains of Congruence' Concept in Your Board Design........... << Click on the title to read more >>


NOV
17
2016
NOV 17, 2016

Business Considerations in a Post-Election Economy

Blog
Now that it is over and the ballots have been cast, what does a Trump Presidency mean for small business and small business owners?..... << Click on the title to read more >>


NOV
11
2016
NOV 11, 2016

If Not Now, When? A Tribute to Our Veterans

Blog
In honor of Veteran's Day, Colonel Jack Jacobs and all the men and women who have served in our Nation's Military...... << Click on the title to read more >>


NOV
10
2016
NOV 10, 2016

Series Volume 5: Why Build an Effective Board For Your Company?

Newsletter | Press Release
Series Volume 5: Creating Your Board's 'Sphere of Influence'..... << Click on the title to read more >>


NOV
2
2016
NOV 2, 2016

So, this whole election thing... and the markets... and your business...

Blog
What does the Presidential election mean to the markets and should investors or business leaders be so concerned?....... < Click on the title to read more >>


NOV
1
2016
NOV 1, 2016

Series Volume 4: Why Build an Effective Board For Your Company?

Newsletter | Press Release
Series Volume 4: Evaluating Your Company's Values, Vision and Mission..... << Click on the title to read more >>


OCT
31
2016
OCT 31, 2016

Be Afraid! Be Very Afraid...

Blog
As it is the eve of All Hallows Saints, when things go bump in the night, it could be a good time to think about facing the scary and not-so-scary facts regarding your business and the technologies afforded to it...... << click on the title to read more >>


OCT
27
2016
OCT 27, 2016

Lakshmi, Goddess of Prosperity

Blog
Many of our friends are celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights, this week. Perhaps the symbolism of this celebration is a good metaphor for the notion of taking stock..... << click on the title to read more >>


OCT
21
2016
OCT 21, 2016

People, Planning, Profitability and Pumpkins

Blog
Here's hoping your company is rich in its harvest this season and primed for the year ahead. Plan for people, plan for progress and by all means plan for profitability... And don't forget the pumpkin pie!.... << click on the title to read more >>


OCT
12
2016
OCT 12, 2016

Integral Board Group's Newest Board Member - Kenny Polcari

Board Member | Press Release
At Integral Board Group, we know that we are only as good as our people. We strive to engage only top talent who are known experts in their fields. Join us in congratulating Kenny Polcari.... << click on the title to read more >>


OCT
12
2016
OCT 12, 2016

Series Volume 3: Why Build an Effective Board For Your Company?

Newsletter | Press Release
Series Volume 3: What Makes a Great Board?.......<< Click on the title to read more >>


OCT
10
2016
OCT 10, 2016

Discovery and Conquest - Giving Is Good!

Blog
In fourteen hundred ninety two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue. And found this land, land of the free, Beloved by you, beloved by me... << click on the title to read more >>


OCT
7
2016
OCT 7, 2016

Blended is Better

Blog
The purpose of a Board of Directors is to support the Chief Executive's plan, provide strategic oversight and governance and insure shareholders and/or investors that their best interests are being looked after and that, ideally, profitability will result. << Click on the title to read more >>


SEP
30
2016
SEP 30, 2016

Series Volume 2: Why Build an Effective Board For Your Company?

Newsletter | Press Release
Series Volume 2: When to Create Your Board?.......<< Click on the title to read more >>


SEP
29
2016
SEP 29, 2016

Hail to the Redskins, Hail Victory

Blog
Here's Heidi Diamond's take on what her beloved Redskins are doing to insure building a winning culture so, like their fight song says, they may "hail victory." << Click on the title to read more >>


SEP
23
2016
SEP 23, 2016

Don't Throw a Hail Mary: Scale With A Board

Blog
Are you ready to scale your business? Don't do it alone! Using an Advisory Board or Board of Directors to strategize a successful scaling process takes the pressure off small and midsize private companies trying go it alone. << Click on the title to read more >>


SEP
15
2016
SEP 15, 2016

No More Pain & Suffering

Blog
As the long suffering 'off the grid' entrepreneur, Richard, in HBO's comedy, Silicon Valley, our young friend has had to contend with a less than helpful VC, a contentious team wrapped up in their worry about share dilution, a VC anointed CEO, pivots, takeovers and bought and paid for upticks. Those that watch the critically acclaimed program feel Richard's pain. And I'm betting there are many CEO's out there that wish they had the help and cohesive thinking that a unified Board of Directors could provide... << Click on the title to read more >>


SEP
15
2016
SEP 15, 2016

Series Volume 1: Why Build an Effective Board For Your Company?

Newsletter | Press Release
Series Volume 1: Why Create a Board?.......<< Click on the title to read more >>


SEP
15
2016
SEP 15, 2016

Integral Board Group's Newest Board Member - Heidi Diamond

Board Member | Press Release
At Integral Board Group, we know that we are only as good as our people. We strive to engage only top talent who are known experts in their fields. Join us in congratulating Heidi Diamond.... << click on the title to read more >>


AUG
23
2016
AUG 23, 2016

Integral Board Group Signs Letter of Intent to Serve as Board Advisor to Rocketstar

Newsletter | Press Release
Integral Board Group To Assist Bringing Reusable Space Rocket Engines to Market... << click on the title to read more >>


MAR
5
2016
MAR 5, 2016

Reaching Your Company's Generational Resonance

Newsletter | Press Release
For the first time in history, leaders and employees from 5 generations are interacting daily in the workplace... and this is an incredible concept to imagine. How do you successfully create and lead an environment with so many varying motivation, communication and work-style needs?


JAN
16
2016
JAN 16, 2016

Integral Board Group - Radio Interview - Business Profits in the Real World

Radio Interview | Press Release
Mark A. Pfister is interviewed regarding the 'Board as a Service' (BaaS) model with host Michael Kessler of 'Business Profits in the Real World' on business radio 103.9FM.


NOV
19
2015
NOV 19, 2015

Why Age Discrimination Hurts Your Mom the Most

Published Quote | TheStreet
This published 'TheStreet' article quotes Solange Charas, CHRO and Board Member of Integral Board Group offering insight into considerably stronger evidence of discrimination against older women as compared to older men.


NOV
16
2015
NOV 16, 2015

Why Men Have More Help Getting to the C-Suite

Published Article | Harvard Business Review
This published Harvard Business Review article (with co-author Solange Charas, CHRO and Board Member of Integral Board Group) offers insight into the genesis of mentor/sponsor relationships and provides advice about how all stakeholders (men, women, and organizational leaders) can make the playing field more fair.


NOV
11
2015
NOV 11, 2015

Fashion Rental Sites Serve as Test Spaces for New Brands

Published Quote | Ad Age
Mara Perlmutter, Retail Expert Board Advisor at Integral Board Group, is quoted in a recent Ad Age article regarding growing disruptive business models with upsides for both the retailer and manufacturer.


JUN
16
2015
JUN 16, 2015

Mark A. Pfister Earns Professional Director Certification

Honorable Mention | Press Release
Mark A. Pfister was awarded the Professional Director Certification from the American College of Corporate Directors, a public company directors education and credentialing organization.


APR
27
2015
APR 27, 2015

6 Ways to Coach Your Company's Teams to Be Champions

Published Article | Entrepreneur Magazine
Just like managing a great sports team, managing a great workplace team requires talent, strategy and that certain "magic" that brings it all together. However that illusive magic doesn't have to be a mystery anymore. There's actual science that can be used to enhance your team and its effectiveness...


MAR
10
2015
MAR 10, 2015

Has Your Company Become Stagnant?

Newsletter | Press Release
Is your company experiencing sluggish growth? It may be time for a change...


MAR
2
2015
MAR 2, 2015

Boards Should Strengthen Oversight of C-Suite Performance

Published Article | Trade Magazine
Shareholder activists' increasing scrutiny of corporate governance means boards should focus their attention on the effectiveness of their CEOs and the C-level executive team.


DEC
15
2014
DEC 15, 2014

The Concept of a Board Service Provider (BSP)

Published Article | College Publication
How a Board Service Provider model elevates businesses. Published in the Fort Schuyler Maritime Alumni Association Quarterly Newsletter.


NOV
24
2014
NOV 24, 2014

Leveraging Market History to Guide Your Business

Newsletter | Press Release
Role-Playing in Various Market Conditions - The importance of putting yourself through the simple exercise of evaluating your company's current projects/services and transporting yourself to a 100% customer's viewpoint.


OCT
2
2014
OCT 2, 2014

Kevin P. Johnson Selected as Technology Expert and Board Advisor of Integral Board Group

Board Advisor | Press Release
Kevin P. Johnson selected to serve as Board Advisor of Integral Board Group.


SEP
25
2014
SEP 25, 2014

Board Service Providers Taking Off

Honorable Mention | Law Journal
Integral Board Group mentioned in UCLA Law Professor Stephen Bainbridge's Journal of Law, Politics, and Culture.


SEP
20
2014
SEP 20, 2014

Dawn of a New Industry - The BSP

Newsletter | Press Release
The Concept of a 'Board Service Provider.' What exactly is a BSP and how does it work?


AUG
14
2014
AUG 14, 2014

Integral Board Group's Chairman & CEO, Mark A. Pfister, interviewed on Real Money Radio with David Holland (video)

Radio Interview | Press Release
How Integral Board Group's approach and mission is revolutionizing how businesses operate and increasing their success.


AUG
11
2014
AUG 11, 2014

Project Management's Tie To Strong Leadership

Newsletter | Press Release
Exceptional leadership is a noble quality to strive for and it is typically the most stated attribute when discussing a successful CEO, executive, board member or entrepreneur. Is leadership something you are born with or something you cultivate?


AUG
4
2014
AUG 4, 2014

Kenny Polcari, New York Stock Exchange member, Selected as Markets Expert and Board Advisor of Integral Board Group

Board Advisor | Press Release
Kenny Polcari selected to serve as Board Advisor of Integral Board Group.


JUL
21
2014
JUL 21, 2014

Where Is The Success In Succession Planning?

Newsletter | Press Release
Effective succession planning must include both a 'professional capital' component as well as a 'behavioral predisposition' component.


JUL
17
2014
JUL 17, 2014

Dr. Solange Charas, Human Capital Expert, Selected as Board Advisor of Integral Board Group

Board Advisor | Press Release
Dr. Solange Charas selected to serve as Board Advisor of Integral Board Group.


JUN
12
2014
JUN 12, 2014

Boards and the 'Baby Boomer' Retirement Effect

Newsletter | Press Release
Has enough strategic consideration been given to the significant business leadership experience, expertise and clout that will exit U.S. business organizations, and their boards, during the relatively short Baby Boomer retirement transition?


MAY
13
2014
MAY 13, 2014

How Does a Proper Board Benefit the Investment Community?

Newsletter | Press Release
Integral Board Group Elevates The Success of Private Equity, Venture Capital and Angel Investment Portfolios


APR
23
2014
APR 23, 2014

Integral Board Group's Chairman & CEO Lectures at New York University (NYU) Polytechnic School of Engineering

Education | Press Release
'Project Management Disciplines - Ties to Effective Leadership and Entrepreneurialism' lecture at New York University (NYU) Polytechnic School of Engineering.


APR
21
2014
APR 21, 2014

Integral Board Group's Chairman & CEO, Mark A. Pfister, participates on an Expert Panel Discussion for 'LaunchTalks: Growth Companies - What Does It Take To Launch A Brand?'

Panel Discussion | Press Release
A dynamic panel of CEOs represent diverse points of view on the elements needed to build and grow a business or launch a new product.


APR
8
2014
APR 8, 2014

Are Your Advisors Truly Advising?

Newsletter | Press Release
The right Advisors are likely what your business is lacking to effectively grow and compete.


MAR
19
2014
MAR 19, 2014

Integral Board Group's Chairman & CEO, Mark A. Pfister, is interviewed on Small Business Radio (video)

Radio Interview | Press Release
How Integral Board Group's approach and mission is revolutionizing how businesses operate and increasing their success.