My top 5 books to help you get the board appointment that you have been chasing. They all have practical advice and methodologies.
Many recognise the value of government board roles. One reason many find them appealing is that in the UK, most of these roles are paid.
Many aspiring non-executive directors ask me what the difference is between a board role and a committee role.
Rejection is a part of the process to secure your first NED appointment. Maintaining a positive mindset & self-assurance is vital.
You need to know how best to use board recruitment firms to get a board appointment. My insider knowledge can help.
Is there a board appointment for me or am I wasting my time? It is a common question to be addressed when considering your board goals.
Various studies show that one of the most successful ways you will get on a board in the UK is by directly approaching an organisation.
Strong ties, the people you know and trust are not the right connections to get you appointed.
Personal board research is the type of research that will influence every aspect of your board appointment process.
The Chair is key to your board appointment. You need to consider their role and their possible motivations for making the final decisions.
Typically, there are four ways UK board appointments are made. It is important to understand each of them.
A commercial board appointment is appealing because it offers opportunities to build your career and earn extra income.
Whilst people pursue board appointments for a wide range of reasons it is useful to know how much you might get paid.
You need to identify your executive skills that are valuable at board level and be able to articulate it.
Having taken briefs from hundreds of Chairs looking to recruit NEDs, there are five core criteria that make the perfect board candidate.