Being an effective board member takes practice. As an executive officer at the Apache Foundation, the Chair of the Apache SpamAssassin Committee, a founder at POAC-NoVA (the largest autism support group in Northern Virginia), the cofounder of 4 start-ups, advisor to 2 firms and CEO of my own firm I’ve learned a few tricks along the way.
- The Importance of a Good Chair
- Mailing Lists
- Corporate Veils, Governance & D&O Insurance
- Personal Information
- Team Drives
- Burnout & Illness
- Best Practices (w/Attendee Participation)
Those on boards or interested in joining a board will gain an appreciation for lessons learned and advice to be an effective board member.
Joining a board can be highly rewarding or miserable. Learn from the mistakes of others!