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Dennis is a native Californian, and attended the University of California at Los Angeles where he majored in Economics. He left UCLA in his third year, impatient to begin a career.

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NEW ARTICLE: Private company profiles: One size does not fit all.

Private companies – this is such a broad category! When looking at their origin, their growth process, and their hoped-for ‘end-game’, there are actually many varieties just like flowers. There are many different looks, different sizes, different shapes, and certainly different smells……

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The tone, content, and conduct of this meeting are critical to the level of governance and ultimate value of having a board. Yet outside of the board’s inner circle, few people know whattypically goes on in one, much less how to organize and effectively conduct a board meeti

How to have a great board meeting.

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Private companies – this is such a broad category! When looking at their origin, their growth process, and their hoped-for ‘end-game’, there are actually many varieties – just like flowers. There are many different looks, different sizes, different shapes, and certainly different smells

Private company profiles: One size does not fit all.

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You would think that Dennis Cagan has a lot of board meeting stories, seeing as he has served on almost 50 corporate boards. And you would be right. Here is one that I cut from his cover-story article so I could use it in this editor’s note:

They hate me,.. but we like him

Cover of the Directors&Boards Magazine Q2 2012 Issue containing "Firing a Director" article.

Cover of the Directors&Boards Magazine Q2 2013 Issue containing “Firing a Director” article.

Company to director: ‘You’re Fired!’

Cover of the Directors&Boards Magazine Q2 2012 Issue containing "Firing a Director" article.

A chapter in Mr. Cagan’s upcoming book: The Board of Directors for a Private Enterprise.

Forming a private company’s first fiduciary board: step-by-step

Cover of the Directors&Boards Magazine Q2 2012 Issue containing "Firing a Director" article.

A two-page summary of Caganco’s Board of Directors Consulting Practice.

Board of Directors Practice

 

Cover of the Directors&Boards Magazine Q2 2012 Issue containing "Firing a Director" article.

Cover of Directors&Boards Magazine Q2 2012 issue containing “Finding directors” article.

Finding directors for the smaller and early-stage company

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Article: ‘A primer: the ins and outs of board meetings for the small and private company.”

A Primer: the ins and outs of board meetings for the small and private company

Cover of the Directors&Boards Magazine Q2 2012 Issue containing "Firing a Director" article.

A white paper on the new paradigm for the man-machine interface.

The LastInch

 

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An overview of the PCGS 2013 where Mr. Cagan keynoted.

The Private Company Governance Summit 2013

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Dennis Cagan was honored as an Outstanding Director for 2013 by the Dallas Business Journal and NACD.

Dallas Business Journal Outstanding Directors

 

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A one-page overview of Mr. Cagan’s Trademarked Shadow CEO consulting role.

Dennis J. Cagan – Consultant, Mentor And Shadow CEO™

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Cover of the Directors&Boards Magazine Q4 2012 Issue containing “The ABCs of forming an Advisory Board” article.

The ABCs of forming an advisory board.

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Article: “Questions: what to ask a prospective board member, and which you are most likely to be asked by them.” Scheduled to be published in Directors&Boards Magazine in Q1 2014.

Questions: what to ask a prospective board member, and which you are most likely to be asked by them.