Increasing Board Effectiveness Through Emotions | Women in the Boardroom

Recorded webinar

Increasing Board Effectiveness Through Emotions

Everyone wants a more effective board. But did you know that taking an emotionally focused approach to board effectiveness can not only improve performance but also increase trust, collaboration, and board satisfaction by shaping lasting bonds between board members? In this webinar with Dr. Lola Gershfeld, we’ll uncover the three-stage Board Dynamics Process and the real life examples of ways this process has helped other boards. At the conclusion of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Understand the science behind the emotional-focused approach to board effectiveness
  • Know how to identify interactional patterns and capture negative triggers to regain the emotional balance in the boardroom
  • Know the do’s and don’ts when your board gets stuck and how to help your board members move forward
  • Describe the three-stage Board Dynamics Process and the way it shapes secure bonds


Dr. Lola Gershfeld

Date & Time

August 9, 2016
12:00 PM ET

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About the Speaker

Dr. Lola Gershfeld

Founder & CEO of Level Five Executive

Dr. Lola Gershfeld, PsyD is the founder and CEO of Level Five Executive. She has developed protocols that transform boards into effective teams that are engaged with the vital work they do to govern Fortune 1000 companies.

Dr. Gershfeld has gathered and developed highly effective techniques and tools for creating positive interactions among board members, between the executive team and the board, and between the board and investors – all of which lead to improved board performance, talent retention, and risk management. Her fresh perspective has led her to an emotional-focused approach where she creates safe environments for the board to increase performance. This approach includes the Board Dynamics Process, a roadmap to creating emotional safety in the boardroom.

Armed with a Doctorate in Organizational Psychology and more than 30 years of experience in business operations, Dr. Gershfeld demonstrates a unique focus on building a board’s value through high integrity, intent, capabilities, and results. She has experience working with all types of boards in a variety of industries.

Her authored works include the Effective Board Dynamics Guide, Be Cards, and several self-assessments and surveys which are used to improve board dynamics. Her articles have been published in OC Lawyer and NACD Directors Magazines and she has been a guest blogger for The CEO Magazine. Dr. Gershfeld also serves on the Board of Governors at the Center Club Orange County.

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