You scanned our available board vacancies and found the perfect board opportunity for you. You have done your online research as well as your personal research, so now you feel ready to complete a board application that will stand out above the rest. But before you write your application, there is one final element to … Continued
Category: Due Diligence
This is the 2nd article on the essential research you need to do to gain a board appointment. It complements the first one I have written on online research. This is the article that delves into the detail about what you need to do next. This is the missing link that will almost certainly take you … Continued
To gain a board appointment you must separate yourself from your competitors – of which there are many. But how do you do that? OVERWHELMINGLY the best way to do this, and I have seen it happen time and time again, is by conducting in-depth research. The problem is the vast majority of candidates don’t … Continued
In a previous article on diversity in the boardroom I made a plea for board seats to be more obtainable to a wider, qualified, more diverse audience with a broad range of talent. To remain competitive and profitable, our corporations depend on it. This opens the market to a much wider group of prospective directors … Continued
The hardest, and sometimes most important, questions to answer when considering joining a board are often the least measurable.