4 results for tag: Mark Pfister


The Role of a Senior Executive at a Corporation Compared to Being a Board Member

A Board Director is more personally responsible for day-to-day aspects of a company than they used to. These days they need to have a finger on the organization's pulse, even though their role is one of guidance, not day-to-day management. Listen to ...
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Boards in America: Pale, Male and Stale

Board architecture isn't given enough emphasis. Established Boards and new Boards both need to take a long look at the diversity of its members. Far too often people "know someone who'd be great" and that's how Board seats get filled. That is not a wise ...
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Getting a Start on Board Membership Through Non-profits

The best way to land your first Board seat is to pursue a seat on a non-profit Board. It's a great starting point to build your experience as a valuable Board member. Just make sure when you join a non-profit Board that you are legitimately connected to the ...
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Packaging Yourself for a Board Seat

Trying to land a Board seat is not like looking for a new job. Your resume and cover letter must be different. Your approach must be different. The way you market yourself must be very different. This difference is usually lost on first-time Board seat ...
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