Get on Board: Earning Your Ticket to a Corporate Board Seat (Paperback)

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Directors, chairpersons, executives, recruiters, and other professionals who assist corporate boards all agree that becoming a corporate director is a journey. The process may take one to five years and involves a lot of learning, networking, and strategic positioning. In other words, just like everything worth pursuing, it involves a lot of hard work Yes, there are occasional glimpses of luck, but there are no magical moments, invisible hands, or other miracles. Get on Board: Earning Your Ticket to a Corporate Board Seat is a practical beginner's guide for anyone considering becoming a director, from young professionals seeking corporate board service in the distant future to seasoned professionals contemplating an imminent career change. This book demystifies the process, breaks down the steps, and answers the most common questions about corporate board service. It also provides examples of successful corporate director biographies and resumes. Finally, it shares actionable strategies and worksheets to help identify your unique value proposition, elevate your profile, and refine your networking strategy. You can use all of this information to start your corporate board journey today. After reading this book, you will be convinced that corporate board service is within your reach-and will be ready to pursue it actively.

About the Author

Olga V. Mack is a nationally recognized author, corporate governance guru, blockchain strategist, startup advisor, public speaker, award-winning general counsel, and women's advocate. She earned both her BA and JD from UC Berkeley. She has received Watermark Make Your Mark, Corporate Counsel of the Year, Women Leaders in Technology Law, and numerous other awards and recognitions. She is very involved in her community and serves on numerous boards and advisory boards. She is also a passionate women's advocate. She founded the Women Serve on Boards movement whose goal is to achieve gender parity on corporate boards in her lifetime.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781949991406
ISBN-10: 1949991407
Publisher: Business Expert Press
Publication Date: July 31st, 2019
Pages: 202
Language: English