Do you have sound knowledge of governance issues facing the board? There is a degree of risk when one takes on a Board position, so understanding that risk is important.
Is the industry regulated? If so, who are the regulators and do you have any experience, knowledge or interaction with those regulators? How well do you understand the industry?
Understanding the industry doesn’t become as important as understanding governance practices especially when the experience of directors of the board complement one another. Say for example, one board member was an industry expert and another understands the regulatory side from his/her own industry, etc.Continue reading
Tapping into the Hidden Job Market part 4. I’m not a person who’s too quick to classify or categorize different types of people – although I readily accept that there are many types. I, myself, am one type and you, my reader, are another and so it goes.Continue reading
I get a great many comments about my website and how it reflects my approach to guiding executives successfully to their next C-level job. What seems to capture the imagination of my site visitors most is my reference to The Hidden Job Market.Continue reading
Targeting public corporate boards is a popular strategy for senior corporate executives and retiring CEOs planning for their “sunset career.”Continue reading
Did you know that there are more than 30,000 unique business models available today—ready-made businesses that have been tried and true? Within 12 months at the most, you can be on your own earning an income that you are involved with or hands-off as you continue your own law, medical or business practice.Continue reading
Do you struggle to ask senior-level business people for career help? Do you feel shy at the thought of asking someone you don’t know for advice? Here is a simple plan that you can customize for your own style that won’t leave you feeling exposed.Continue reading