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How Women can Best Prepare to Sit on a Corporate Board

Getting a seat on a corporate board is a prestigious accomplishment, and, as such, requires a lot of careful planning and preparation.  This is especially true for women, who only hold approximately 20.2 percent of corporate board seats among Fortune 500 companies.  One of the key functions of an effective Board of Directors is representing company stakeholders, including customers, employees, and shareholders, therefore a diverse, inclusive Board that combines a variety of skills and viewpoints is crucial.  With that in mind, we’ve compiled some tips and advice on how women can prepare to sit on a corporate board.

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CEO Succession Planning


Is your company prepared if the CEO needed to step down tomorrow?  What if your senior executives were wooed away to another company and gave you “two weeks notice” today? 

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The Importance of a Lead Director

The Lead Director role is a relatively new one, having only been established by the New York Stock Exchange about six years ago, but is quickly becoming a crucial position on corporate Boards of Directors.

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The Path Towards Sustainable Growth: The Main “Ingredients” of an Effective Board of Directors

Establishing a Board of Directors is an important step towards business development and growth. Not only do board members give integral advice and support to the CEO, but they also help to create strategy based on their extensive knowledge in various fields.

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Guide to Crafting a Successful Board of Directors Résumé

A Board of Directors résumé is a showcase of your executive and strategic experience that should highlight the ways you can add value at the highest level of an organization, and so must follow a different format from a traditional résumé to be effective.

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