Are You Ready to Serve on a Board?
What can leaders aspiring to board roles do to prepare and position themselves for success? How does one develop what we call boardroom capital? Interviews with more than 50 board members representing some of the world’s leading companies suggest that it is built on five different types of intelligence: financial, strategic, relational, role, and cultural. The categories might not surprise you, but it is important to understand why all are necessary and to think about how to improve in each area. Read HBR Article