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With New Board, Things Are Finally Looking Up for Olive Garden
Olive Garden

With New Board, Things Are Finally Looking Up for Olive Garden

Two months after Darden's dramatic board restructuring, Olive Garden beat analysts' expectations and reported its first positive same-store sales in more than a year.
Kate Taylor
The 5 Questions Entrepreneurs Must Ask When Choosing Board Members
Advisory Boards

The 5 Questions Entrepreneurs Must Ask When Choosing Board Members

Selecting a board is a critical activity for entrepreneurs, as it can shape the course of a business. To ensure you are headed in the right direction, focus on these five questions.
Panos Panay
Marc Andreessen to Quit eBay Board
Marc Andreesen

Marc Andreessen to Quit eBay Board

After six years serving on eBay's board of directors, Silicon Valley luminary is stepping down.
Activist Investor Gains Control of Olive Garden Parent's Board
Darden

Activist Investor Gains Control of Olive Garden Parent's Board

Starboard Value has successfully replaced the entire board of Darden Restaurants, parent company of Olive Garden, following months of dispute.
Kate Taylor
More Diverse Corporate Boards Leads to Less Risk Taking
Leadership

More Diverse Corporate Boards Leads to Less Risk Taking

Research shows that businesses of all sizes would be wise to include leadership from all walks of life.
Ya-wen Yang
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Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson Will Not Take on the Company's Board
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Lululemon Founder Chip Wilson Will Not Take on the Company's Board

Instead, he will sell half his shares to a private-equity firm.
Laura Entis
Barnes & Noble to Split Into Two Separate Companies
Tablets

Barnes & Noble to Split Into Two Separate Companies

With both the Nook and retail business struggling, the bookseller is dividing the company into two public companies.
Laura Entis
Lululemon Founder Won't Go Down Without a Fight
Board of Directors

Lululemon Founder Won't Go Down Without a Fight

Chip Wilson -- the yoga-retailer's founder and ousted Chairman -- is reportedly working with Goldman Sachs to gain more influence over the company he founded back in 1998.
Laura Entis
Getting the Most From Your Startup's Board of Directors
The Grind

Getting the Most From Your Startup's Board of Directors

Forming a board of directors is no easy feat. So don't waste this precious resource, milk it for all its worth.
David Chait
How RadiumOne Did the Right Thing in Firing Its CEO
Leadership

How RadiumOne Did the Right Thing in Firing Its CEO

Gurbaksh Chahal assaulted his girlfriend, but firing him took more guts by the board than you think.
Ray Hennessey
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Why the Right Board of Directors is Critical to Your Nonprofit's Success
Startup Kit

Why the Right Board of Directors is Critical to Your Nonprofit's Success

Having a board of directors is required for all non-profits. Here's how to create one that will help your non-profit flourish.
6 Things You Must Do 36 Months Before Your IPO
IPOs

6 Things You Must Do 36 Months Before Your IPO

If you wait till the last minute, the public offering will disrupt your business. And if that happens, what's the point?
Peter S. Cohan
Determining Board Control Doesn't Have to Be Stressful. Here's What to Do.
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Determining Board Control Doesn't Have to Be Stressful. Here's What to Do.

If entrepreneurs raise a round of capital the more than likely will face the angst-inducing conundrum of determining board structure. Here are a few pointers.
Bo Yaghmaie