Quick Study: (Mis)Alignment Between Boards & Shareholders; Networking Tips; Staffing Metrics; Collaborative Teams

*The Stars Have Aligned ... Sort Of: New survey findings reveal that, in the opinion of surveyed high-net work investors and financial advisors, corporate board members are too

closely aligned with the interests of executive management teams, as opposed to shareholders. The survey, conducted by FTI Consulting, polled more than 200 of these investors and

professional advisors, and, among other things, found that Sarbanes-Oxley might have a limited impact on improving governance practices. Among the findings: