Following a stint at Boston Consulting Group, Polish powerhouse Szczerba joined The Hut Group in 2013 as managing director of ExanteDiet.com and helped to make it into Europe's largest online low-calorie diet brand, more than doubling sales to £6.5m. She is starting an MBA at Harvard Business School in August on a Fulbright scholarship.
After a management buyout, car valet business MotorClean found private equity backing a double edged sword.
Whether that's a good thing is up to you, says author Steven van Bellegham.
Leadership from a distance requires a careful study of human nature, says L&D specialist Sudhakar Sampath.
Set up shop and they shall come? Not so fast, says private equity investor Chris Hurley.
Moving office? Restructuring? New IT system? Change needn't be painful if it's managed well.
Finding time, living fearlessly and leading at speed are on this month's boardroom reading list.