Category: Establishing Board of Directors

Preparing for Board of Director Interviews

Melissa Henderson June 13, 2018

It seems to me that almost every executive I speak with aspires to serve on a corporate board. I must say by experience, achieving your first board seat, or even the second will likely be the most difficult, arduous task you will accomplish in your entire professional career. There are a multitude of reasons as Read more…

What Is an Executive Agent?

Melissa Henderson June 6, 2018

A fleeting moment and anything can change. We often think we have control of what is next, but often we are surprised, confused and found in a place for which we are not ready. There you are, in your executive role, with all indicators that you are performing, its working and everyone, including the board Read more…

How to Time Board Candidate Selection

Melissa Henderson May 16, 2018

Capturing your first or even second board seat can take a very long time, a lot of persistence, perseverance and patience. It may have happened for your friend, colleague or neighbor faster than it is happening for you.  If your reason for serving on a corporate board is to compete with your contemporaries or serve Read more…