The Board Dynamics Process - An Emotionally Focused Approach
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The Board Dynamics Process - An Emotionally Focused Approach

We Have Cracked The Code For Board Effectiveness
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Last updated 2/2017
English
Price: $50
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Use emotional connection to increase effectiveness on their board
  • Approach their CEO, Executive team members, board directors, or team members and establish emotional connection
  • Confidently work through conflicts on their board
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Requirements
  • Basics of corporate boards
  • Computer access and speakers
  • Functional knowledge of the English language as well as business basics
  • A willingness to expand their idea of leadership and communication!
Description

Learn how to be a more effective board member and get better results from your board through emotional connection. In this course, we will dive into the new science of emotional connection and how it applies directly to board function. At the end of this course you will have a clear path to better board dynamics and understand how to get more fulfillment out of your board experience. 

Throughout the lectures, we will illustrate the power of emotional connection with examples of both success and failure. We will also be covering The Board Dynamics Process, a emotionally-focused approach to board effectiveness. You will learn how to be more accessible, responsive, and engaged while also learning how to encourage your fellow board members to do the same. 


Who is the target audience?
  • Board members
  • CEO
  • Director
  • Executive
  • Chairman
  • Chair of the board
  • Lead Independent Director
  • HR Director
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 21 Lectures Collapse All 21 Lectures 44:50
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Introduction To Emotions
3 Lectures 05:08

This is an introduction to The Board Dynamics Process (BDP) and discusses the affect of emotion in the boardroom. 

Preview 02:22

Let's dive into the new science of emotion - what it means, who it affects, and how you should start thinking about it in terms of the board. 

Preview 01:32

In this lecture we will address what disconnection means and change the way you address it in the boardroom. 

Preview 01:14
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Examples of Corporate Emotional Disconnect and How To Move Forward
6 Lectures 12:13

We see signs of emotional disconnection in business news every day. This lecture covers just a few examples in public companies. 

Preview 02:19

In this lecture we take a closer look at The Board Dynamics Process. 

Preview 02:14

You can have all the skills in the world, but if you are emotionally disconnected, you cannot access them. In this lecture we learn what that means. 

Preview 01:28

In this lecture we will break down the impact that board members have on each other and the powerful ways you can develop your relationships on a board. 

Understanding the Impact Board Members Have on Each Other
03:04

In this lecture, we will discuss how Systems Theory relates to emotional connection and dive deeper into some of the important research that informs The Board Dynamics Process. 

Using Systems Theory to Understand Emotions and Change
01:57

In this lecture we look at the success Allergan had in preventing a hostile takeover and how emotional connection led to that success. 

Example: The Allergan Board
01:11
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The Board Dynamics Process
10 Lectures 23:42

This is an overview of the three stages of The Board Dynamics Process. 

Stages Introduction
01:35

This lecture describes the four steps associated with the first stage of The Board Dynamics Process. 

Stage One
03:08

In this lecture, we learn the three moves in emotional connection, reach, push, and shut down. Understanding these three moves is essential to the first stage of The Board Dynamics Process. 

Reach, Push, Shut Down - The Three Moves of Emotional Connection
01:48

Learn what to do to re-engage someone who has shut down. 

Reframing, Reflecting, Validating: How to Deal with Shut Down
01:51

In this lecture we discuss the three steps in stage two of The Board Dynamics Process. 

Stage Two
02:59

Learn why being accessible is so important to emotional connection and how to increase your accessibility. 

Being Accessible
02:22

In this lecture we discuss responsiveness and how to improve emotional connection among board members through responsiveness. 

Being Responsive
02:08

Being Responsive: A Focus on Empathy
04:38

Being Engaged
01:33

In this lecture we talk about the two steps involved with the final stage of The Board Dynamics Process. 

Stage Three
01:40
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Conclusion
2 Lectures 03:47
BDP as an Experiential Process
01:21

Wrap-Up
02:26
About the Instructor
Dr. Lola Gershfeld
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CEO and Board Dynamics Specialist

Lola Gershfeld, PsyD, is a Board Dynamics Specialist, Founder and CEO of Level Five Executive Inc., a board consulting firm in Newport Beach, CA that focuses on the human condition in the boardroom. She has developed the Board Dynamics Process which helps board directors reconnect by addressing emotions and creating a safe environment to improve productivity and feel more fulfilled by their role. Dr. Gershfeld has authored several works that help boards become more effective, including The Effective Board Dynamics Guide. She can be reached at lola@levelfiveexecutive.com.