Mother-of-five Brodnock is the founder of Karisma Kidz, which aims to teach children social and emotional skills by using physical toys and digital games. She recently struck deals with KD Interactive and Telefonica to preload the company's app - Karisma Kidz Moodville - onto family tablets. Brodnock is also working with Absolutely Cuckoo, creators of the CBeebies smash Waybuloo, on animation projects.
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.