Many believe that a not-for-profit board appointment is often a good place to start. There are many reasons why you should consider one!
Category: Career Planning
The transition from an executive to a non-executive director is highly competitive. Starting with these 5 steps you can get you on your way.
‘How long will it take?’ is the wrong question to ask. There are three more appropriate questions you should consider.
Over the last 17 years, a number of things have become clear to me, that should frame your thinking about how you might gain your first, or a subsequent, board appointment.
If you are a Senior Executive and looking for your first board appointment then, most likely, you have already begun to wonder HOW that transition will take place.
The demand for non-executive directors rarely drops and the additional income can help you through economic downturns.
You must adopt sustainable practices to ensure that you are able to persevere and get a board appointment.
You need to be clear on what sort of board you would like to sit on and know what value you offer.
Are you considering a board directorship? Start by asking yourself these questions.