CHAPTER 4

How to Get Board-Ready?

A large part of your board journey requires getting board-ready. You will likely spend just as much time strategizing and improving yourself as a candidate and identifying your target as you spend pursuing and interviewing for specific positions.

This chapter outlines the process of getting board-ready, from developing key skills to identifying board positions. Specifically, it will discuss what to consider before deciding to serve on a board, how to choose the right board, how to position yourself to better your chances of being asked to serve on a board, specific steps to take throughout your career to become board-ready, what characteristics, attributes, and skills to develop, and how to start building important ...

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