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Questions to ask a focus group about diversity and inclusion

You’ve seen stats on the lack of diversity in today’s workplaces. Now, it’s time to let data drive your diversity,..

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New CEO? Here's what your first 100 days should look like

Let’s set the record straight. The expectation for a CEO's first 100 days to involve an aggressive,..

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Retain diverse talent with these strategies

Retaining diverse talent is one of the greatest challenges facing the workforce today.

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Success Stories

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Success Stories: Sara Gelenberg-Field, CMO at Mommy's Bliss

For Sara Gelenberg-Field, a career shift was just what she needed to realign who she was professionally with who she..

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Success Stories: Kelly Hopping, CMO at HYCU, Inc.

Kelly Hopping started her career as an engineer. Well, kind of.

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Success Stories: Vanessa Jupe, Senior VP of Product & Design at Clearcover

Vanessa Jupe started her career in web development.

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Notes from Lucinda

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Pick a lane: be remote, or be in-office. Here's how we do remote.

As Jim Hightower said, “There's nothing in the middle of the road, but a yellow stripe and dead armadillos.”

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Leaders: It's Time to Train Your Brain

I believe more than ever in the importance of training your brain so that you can make good decisions during hard times.

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Recession Planning: Double Down on Diversity

 Including diversity in your recession planning will help you weather the storm.

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Candid Conversations

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Lessons in Leadership: On safe spaces and cultivating potential

As part of our Lessons in Leadership series, we had a virtual sit down with a number of AboveBoard members who are..

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Faces of Leadership: Shai Littlejohn

We kicked off our Faces of Leadership series to bring the unique perspectives of today’s top executives to the center..

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Faces of Leadership: Daneal Charney

With Faces of Leadership, we’re highlighting the unique perspectives of today’s top leaders and executives.

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Resources

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Questions to ask a focus group about diversity and inclusion

You’ve seen stats on the lack of diversity in today’s workplaces. Now, it’s time to let data drive your diversity,..

Read More
New CEO? Here's what your first 100 days should look like

Let’s set the record straight. The expectation for a CEO's first 100 days to involve an aggressive,..

Read More
Retain diverse talent with these strategies

Retaining diverse talent is one of the greatest challenges facing the workforce today.

Read More
What is the motherhood penalty?

You’ve heard of the wage gap between men and women. But did you know that working mothers bear the brunt of this..

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What is a fractional executive?

The gig economy isn’t going anywhere, and C-suites are reaping some of the benefits.

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What's Next In Talent: How To Effectively Recruit and Retain Diverse Executives

Ready for strategies and initiatives for recruiting and retaining diverse executives? 

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How to navigate the executive search process as a minority

More companies than ever are seeking diverse or minority executives to take the lead.  

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Here's why diversity programs fail

Diversity programming isn’t what it used to be.

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Moving your DEI initiatives from check-box to high-impact

Whether you’ve been hired as a DEI consultant or you have been tasked with increasing the presence and engagement of..

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What is the she-cession?

In May 2020, the outlook for working women seemed dismal.

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Candid Conversations

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Lessons in Leadership: On safe spaces and cultivating potential

As part of our Lessons in Leadership series, we had a virtual sit down with a number of AboveBoard members who are..

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Faces of Leadership: Shai Littlejohn

We kicked off our Faces of Leadership series to bring the unique perspectives of today’s top executives to the center..

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Faces of Leadership: Daneal Charney

With Faces of Leadership, we’re highlighting the unique perspectives of today’s top leaders and executives.

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Faces of Leadership: Christiane Pendarvis

As a part of our Faces of Leadership series, we’re highlighting the unique perspectives and paths to success of some of..

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Faces of Leadership: Linh Peters

Our Faces of Leadership series shines a spotlight on the unique perspectives of today’s top leaders and executives.

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A Candid Conversation with Nesa Johnson and Michelle Martinez Reyes

Recent data highlights disparities that exist in the makeup of executive leadership. 

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A Candid Conversation with our AboveBoard Board of Directors

Here's what we know: Representation matters.

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AboveBoard Q&A: Regina Jaslow, Co-Founder & CEO at Innocuous AI

Board Member and Advisor Regina Jaslow describes herself as passionately curious. 

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AboveBoard Q&A: Tia Newcomer, CEO at CaringBridge

Board member and CXO Tia Newcomer has built a career around leading, building, and creating.

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AboveBoard Q&A: Jennifer Marszalek, CPO at Revolution Global

Jennifer Marszalek has a passion for results and a bias to action.

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Notes from Lucinda

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Pick a lane: be remote, or be in-office. Here's how we do remote.

As Jim Hightower said, “There's nothing in the middle of the road, but a yellow stripe and dead armadillos.”

Read More
Leaders: It's Time to Train Your Brain

I believe more than ever in the importance of training your brain so that you can make good decisions during hard times.

Read More
Recession Planning: Double Down on Diversity

 Including diversity in your recession planning will help you weather the storm.

Read More
Why Our Seed Funding is from True, Not a VC

Having raised a dozen rounds from institutional investors over the span of my career,

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Women & BIPOC Execs: 5 Ways to Make the Most of the Demand for Talent

The “talent war'' is over and the talent won.

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Pulling back the curtain on executive search

If you’re looking for an executive position this year, you have a lot of power.

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Five best practices to hire for competencies (not experience)

Attending an elite university, working at a “hot” company, or knowing the CEO doesn’t make a candidate the best person..

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“Lowering the bar” to meet leadership diversity goals is BS

It was early in the pandemic. I took a call with a reporter out on our Brooklyn balcony hoping to feel the sun on my..

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Good intentions aren't enough: Mission-driven startups must embrace an entrepreneurial mindset

Shared values are the foundation of AboveBoard’s growth as a company, particularly with a diverse team.

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We may play HORSE, but we’re serious about our values

It was late fall 2021, and the AboveBoard team had a lot to celebrate.

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Success Stories

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Success Stories: Sara Gelenberg-Field, CMO at Mommy's Bliss

For Sara Gelenberg-Field, a career shift was just what she needed to realign who she was professionally with who she..

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Success Stories: Kelly Hopping, CMO at HYCU, Inc.

Kelly Hopping started her career as an engineer. Well, kind of.

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Success Stories: Vanessa Jupe, Senior VP of Product & Design at Clearcover

Vanessa Jupe started her career in web development.

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Success Stories: Elaine Richards, COO at Basecamp

Elaine Richards is settling well into her new C-suite role. 

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Success Stories: Teresa Mueller, Head of Marketing at Form Health

Teresa Mueller has over 20 years under her belt in the marketing space. 

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Success Stories: Abby Coleman, Board of Directors at The College Diabetes Network

Abby Coleman's career started with food.

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Success Stories: John Shumate, Board of Directors at The College Diabetes Network

John Shumate is a man of many passions—from people and marketing to sports and apparel. 

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Member Spotlight: Angie Westbrock, COO at Standard AI

Angie Westbrock is an innovative and customer-centric executive.

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Member Spotlight: Dr. Charlotte Farmer, SVP & COO at Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

Dr. Charlotte Farmer describes herself as a relentless collaborator. 

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Member Spotlight: Ruby Powell-Dennis, Founder of Elect Black Women PAC

Ruby Powell-Dennis describes herself as a people-focused leader who is passionate about service. 

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