What to Pay Your Top Team

Are you paying your CFO too much, too little, or just the right amount? What about your technology chief? Or your operations expert? Read on and find out.

Smart Questions: How to Vet a Board Member

There’s a lot of talk these days about the lack of independent directors on corporate boards. But it’s not just a big-company issue. There should be at least one outsider on your board, too. Here’s what to ask to get the right person in the chair.

Smart Questions: How to Help An Underachiever

Only 14 percent of senior executives say their companies do a good job dealing with poor performers, according to a survey by LeadershipIQ, a management training and research firm in Washington, D.C. Here’s what to ask a poor performer on your payroll.

Smart Questions for Your Tech Consultant

Your IT system needs a major overhaul, and hordes of consultants would love to fix it for you. How do you find one who’ll get the work done on time and on budget? Start by asking these questions.