Men are confident about their ability, but women don’t feel confident until they’ve checked off each item on the list.
Rejection is part of the process of gaining a board appointment. Staying positive and building your confidence is critical.
If you are looking for a board role in 2023, now is the time to prepare. Whether it is your first appointment or not, you need a plan.
Ask any Chair will tell you that recruiting a new NED is stressful. Good planning will help recruit the right board director.
By taking the direct approach to a board appointment you can tap into how 15% of all board appointments are made.
Strong ties have value in the board appointment process; you should consider what value they offer you.
53% of all board appointments potentially occur through connections seen rarely or infrequently
Personal connections are extremely valuable when searching for a board appointment, but which ones should you pursue.
If you really want to get a board appointment, then in-person board research should never be overlooked.
When executed properly, online board research should elevate you above the competition in the board appointment process.
Regardless of how you might be appointed, the Chairperson is the key to a board appointment.
To put simply, there are only four ways that board appointments are made. Which ones should you be focussing on?
Commercial board appointments are appealing for many because they offer an opportunity to build your career and be remunerated.
The transition from executive to non-executive director is highly competitive and difficult. Follow these 5 steps to your first board role.
Many believe that prior governance experience and executive skills are the most important board selection criteria, but should you be focussing on 3 others?
There are just five core elements that organisations want to find in a new non executive director.