#MyThreeWords for 2023

December 22nd, 2022|

#My3words for 2023 are elevate, innovate and sustain. Why do I select #my3words each year? In 2015, I read about Chris Brogan’s idea to choose three words in the new year to guide your choices and actions. Ever since, I’ve been picking my own three words (read my complete list below). These three words serve as guideposts for my path, helping me keep my goals and values at the forefront of everything I do. They remind me to focus on what matters and let go of what does not. To stay on track in 2023, I encourage you to select your own #my3words. Your words will influence your actions [...]

Elevating Your Board Leadership

July 5th, 2022|

As Founder & CEO of Women Get On Board, my goal is not only to get more women on boards but to help develop the skills needed to take on a board leadership role once they have landed a board position. My blog focuses on four ways to elevate your board leadership: 1. Go outside your comfort zone 2. Consider the evolution of your board journey 3. Take on board leadership roles 4. Build on your board leadership and governance skills Read more about these strategies here:

Elevating Your Emotional Intelligence in the Boardroom

June 3rd, 2022|

What is emotional intelligence? According to Daniel Goleman, the American psychologist who popularized the concept, emotional intelligence is “the ability to understand and manage your own emotions, and those of the people around you. People with a high degree of emotional intelligence know what they’re feeling, what their emotions mean and how these emotions can affect other people.” As you can see, emotional intelligence is something all business leaders in the boardroom should develop. If you are interested in elevating your emotional intelligence in the boardroom, consider embracing these four C’s: Competency Character Courage Chemistry Read my blog here:

Elevating Your Voice in the Boardroom

May 12th, 2022|

As Founder & CEO of Women Get On Board, I often reflect on my board journey over the last two decades on both public and private company boards and the public and not-for-profit sector boards. Due to this, I know the challenges that women face when finding and elevating their voices in the boardroom. Whether you are a new board member appointed to a long-tenured board of directors or the “token” woman at the boardroom table, it’s vital to feel confident speaking up. In my latest blog, 'Elevating Your Voice in the Boardroom,' I discuss that in order to find and elevate your boardroom voice, women must embrace [...]

Position Your Board Offer

March 31st, 2022|

As Founder & CEO of Women Get On Board, I believe that positioning your board offer takes time, creativity, feedback and continuous effort. It is a journey, and it is filled with constant learning up, leaning in and getting sponsored. In my latest blog, I share some helpful strategies for positioning your first board offer. Interested in landing your first corporate board seat? Cohort #6 of the Getting Board Ready Progam (delivered collaboratively by WGOB and LHH Knightsbridge) starts May 25th. Start your board journey by registering today! Find out more information here:

The Power of Trust

January 26th, 2022|

In my over 35 years as an executive, corporate director and entrepreneur, one force has made a difference more than any other: trust. I have consistently noticed the potent power of trust at the boardroom table and beyond. To help new and experienced board members dig deeper into this topic, I wrote this blog that shares practical insights on: What is trust? Why trust is important for boards My 6 Cs of trust What is trust? At its most basic level, trust is “the belief that someone or something is reliable, good, honest, and effective.”  But what does that mean in practical terms? Essentially, trust is an understanding that [...]

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