This section contains tools which will enable your discussion regarding individual points-of-view.
The following is a survey tool designed to gain individual perspectives regarding values and morals. This tool can be adapted to a specific company situation. The tool must be used by a trusted third party in order to maximize the chances of getting valid and confidential input. The tool can be used anywhere in the … Continue reading What are your values and morals? Survey Tool
There have been numerous corporate scandals, with questions as to “where were the directors”. This tool focuses on possible behavioural questions (i.e. can be confirmed via reference checking) to ask director and CEO candidates. The nomination committee/board should have a discussion on each question and document: What might be good, OK or unacceptable answers What … Continue reading How to assess director and CEO candidates – regarding values, morals, and ethics.
You can use this framework to enable startup stakeholders establish a common understanding of the current status of the startup, which stage it is in (pre-seed, seed, or Series-A), and the next milestones in its evolution. This framework is not intended to be a cast-in-concrete structure for every single situation. The start-up stakeholders may adapt … Continue reading What is the status of your startup? (V2)
1 Purpose of this document 2 How to read and use this document 3 What is a Founders Agreement? 4 What is a USA (Unanimous Shareholders Agreement)? 4.1 What are the benefits of a USA? 5 How does a USA fit into the overall governance structure? 6 What are the stakeholder expectations? 7 What questions … Continue reading How can founders and investors create a shareholders agreement?
1 What is the purpose of this document? 2 What is the value of an advisory board? 2.1 What is an advisory board? 2.2 How is an advisory board different from a group of advisors? 2.3 How do you measure advisory board value? 2.4 What are the major benefits of an advisory board, as perceived … Continue reading How to start an advisory board