Directors, chairmen, CEOs, recruiters, and other professionals who assist boards all reveal that becoming a corporate director is a real journey. The process can take one to five years. It involves a lot of educating, networking, and strategic positioning. In other words, just like everything worth pursuing, it mostly involves a lot of hard work! Yes, there are occasional glimpses of luck. But there are definitely no “magical” moments, invisible hands, or other miracles.
This book is a practical beginner’s guide for anyone considering becoming a director, from young professionals seeking board service in the future, to seasoned professionals contemplating an imminent career change. This book answers the most common questions about board service and demystifies the board journey process. It also provides examples of successful board member biographies and resumes. Finally, it shares actionable strategies and helpful worksheets that you can use today. After reading this book, any professional will be convinced that corporate board service is within their reach — and be ready to pursue it!
Reader Review: “This is an amazing guide full of practical insights that can get you well on your way to securing a board position. The book is an easy to read guide that balances helpful information with many important questions readers can ask themselves to figure out what their value add is. Can’t say enough good things about it!”
It is available for purchase on Amazon.