As we look to the dawn of a new day when people are vaccinated and COVID is not a daily worry, we ask ourselves – will we go back to an office to work? Will we ever be on planes as often as we were in 2019? Will we have Board meetings in person again?
President & Founder
Jane is an avid runner and cyclist and can be found on the soccer pitch. She enjoys traveling and exploring new parts of the world with her family.
EO (Entrepreneurs Organization), The Boston Club, The Commonwealth Institute, Boston Chamber of Commerce. Jane is also actively involved and on the boards of several non-profit organizations.
Jane has a BA from the University of Western Ontario, Canada and an MS from Boston University.
A lot has been written about diversity in recruiting for companies and corporate Boards, but what about Customer Advisory Boards? We operate many advisory boards for technology, financial services and healthcare companies across the globe. While gender diversity in one »
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If you are looking to launch a virtual Customer Advisory Board here are five things to consider before you do so.
Our recent qualitative interviews for several upcoming Customer Advisory Boards indicate that C-level executives are looking for peer groups to share experiences with and engage in discussions about how to to move forward in the uncharted waters post COVID-19.
Meeting facilitators are critical assets for in-person and virtual board meetings. Farland Group has facilitated virtual sessions successfully with executive leaders for more than 10 years. Here are some tips on how to do it well.
Establishing a client experience strategy is an area of significant focus for many business-to-business (B2B) companies. As customers, we are all demanding more and more of the businesses with which we engage in our daily lives; it is not surprising »
Preparing for a Customer Advisory Board meeting often raises several questions for meeting facilitators: Will the meeting run too fast and what will I do with the extra time? Will the meeting run too slow and what will I do »