Dealing with Difficult Directors in the NFP Boardroom

Dealing with Difficult Directors in the NFP Boardroom

Marianne Hynes

Marianne Hynes

Co-Founder & Director @ PsychSafety Solutions

Better Boards is pleased to present "Dealing with Difficult Directors in the NFP Boardroom" in partnership with Marianne Hynes, Co-Founder & Director @ PsychSafety Solutions.

Being a board member of a not-for-profit can be a rewarding experience, working with fellow members who are passionate and mission-aligned. But in any work environment, you will likely come across members who are challenging to work with and who make the experience and the delivery of outcomes difficult.

If you are experiencing dominant voices while others remain silent, intimidation or a member not fulfilling their responsibilities, then this session is for you.

In this session, Marianne will touch on:

  • emotional intelligence in the boardroom
  • understanding dysfunctional director personalities
  • building a psychologically safe boardroom
  • strategies for managing difficult directors

About the Presenter
Marianne Hynes

Marianne is a purpose-driven leader, business owner, keynote speaker, peak performance consultant, coach and facilitator who brings a human-centred approach to igniting the potential of individuals, leaders and teams, resulting in thriving, inclusive cultures and profitable growth. Marianne brings over 20 years of C-Suite, leadership and corporate experience, having worked for some of the globe's most prominent brands. Marianne holds a Bachelor of Behavioural Studies (Psychology), studied Transformational Learning, Coaching and Facilitation, and is a certified Psychological Safety Trainer. Insights from Marianne's studies have further fuelled her passion for people and performance.


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