Lifelong learning – Leading from the Board

Personal Development for modern Chairs & Board Members creating a Sustainable Business & Future

All individuals need to embark on a Life Long Learning Journey. We are providing a resources, reflection guides and personal development plan for modern chairs & board members with ambition to create a more sustainable business & future. We are building on the Inner Development Goals* as a key part of the suggested focus areas, well aligned with CliftonStrengths Domains**, and building on Research of Modern Governance and Modern Chair Practices

The five key capability areas from the Inner Development Goals include BEINGTHINKINGRELATINGCOLLABORATING and ACTING. Our ambition is to contribute to the inspiration, learning and actions, with a key focus on Chairs and Board Members. We help you assess your strengths, identify development areas and share resources to move yourself into action. Note that all data is held confidential, and the assessment will take about 5-8 min.

To help you on your journey, find inspiration with reflection questions and action plans:
>> Supporting Reflection Guide incl Action Plan


> Take the assessment


When you have identified which areas you like to increase capacity in, explore more deep dive resources; 
>> BEING – Responsible to Self
>> THINKING – Cognitive skills
>> RELATING – Caring for other and the world
>> COLLABORATING – Social Skills
>> ACTING – Driving the Change

Revisit the collective respondants results. >> Find the Results 


Welcome to share your >> feedback with us


*Inner Development Goals

Inner Development Goals (IDGs) is a blueprint of the capabilities, qualities and skills people need in order to contribute to a more sustainable global society and achieve the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We need to develop these capabilities, qualities and skills to deal with our increasingly complex environment and challenges. The IDGs are researched and identified by a group coming together in a not-for-profit and open source initiative Inner Development Goals (see founders and scientific advisors below).
Find more on the Inner Development Goals, IDGs

IDGs founders:
Simon Anholt, Jakob Trollbäck, Maria del Pilar Garrido Gonzalo, Caroline Stiernstedt Sahlborn and Thomas Björkman
IDGs scientific advisors:
Amy C. Edmondson, Ph.D., Harvard Business School
Jennifer Garvey Berger, Ph.D., Harvard University
Otto Scharmer, Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management
Peter Senge, Senior Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management
Robert Kegan, Ph.D., Harvard University
Daniel J. Siegel, MD UCLA

**CliftonStengths by Gallup 

For those acquainted with and potentially using the CliftonStrengths Domains;

CliftonStrenghts Domains approximate relation to the Inner Development Goals include
RELATIONSHIP BUILDING – RELATING – Caring for other and the world
EXECUTING – ACTING – Driving the Change

Find more on the  CliftonStrengths incl 34 Strengths in 4 Domains

Modern Governance & Chair Practices Insights are taken from related Research with Digoshen in collaboration with INSEAD, KTH, SSE & Chalmers