Seven action steps — accompanied by a big dose of persistence, timing and luck.
By Susan F. Shultz and Robert Barker
Call it the boardroom Catch-22: It’s difficult to get on a board if you don’t have board experience. But, you can’t get the experience without your first board seat.
The solution? If you’re really serious about getting on a board, create a strategy and be prepared to do the homework. Getting on board is like getting a job. Here are the steps.