Make the shift from experienced leader to valuable board member

1) TAKING STOCK & KNOWING YOUR PRODUCT: YOUR PROFESSIONAL PROFILE & BOARD BIO

 

This interactive and collaborative process will outline your skills, expertise, accomplishments, organizational impact, and other areas of importance to board nomination decision-makers.  We will use this information to create a portfolio of personal brand documents-your professional profile and board bio. The focus of these documents will be customized to the individual but will generally reflect:

 

  • Strengths in parallel with industry and business-model demand, direction, company life-cycle, and trends
  • Individual key differentiators a.k.a. your “claim to fame”
  • Board, corporate, and entrepreneurial experience; not-for-profit and committee work will be leveraged, as will any director or additive training

 

2) BOARD DYNAMICS INDICATOR (BDI) ASSESSMENT: IDENTIFY YOUR DIRECTOR GOVERNING STYLE & BOARDROOM INFLUENCE CAPABILITIES & DERAILERS 

 

Discover your style of governing as a board director.  Learn about your boardroom proficiencies and hindrances. This package includes:

 

  • Online BDI Assessment which rates and ranks board readiness in comparison to national and international profile and governance standards
  • Annual membership in the first global registry of corporate directors (future renewal fee of $75 not included)
  • Full BDI Assessment results, including a 60-minute one-on-one post-assessment consultative/coaching session for results, gap analysis, and feedback

 

3) TAKING STOCK, GAINING PERSPECTIVE, & CHARTING YOUR DESTINATION: THE CAMPAIGN

 

Begin or strengthen your campaign toward board service. This package includes:

 

  • All services of Board Coaching Package
  • Full review of background documents and information, including CV, bio, resume, corporate website, search firm documents, LinkedIn profile, and Google search results
  • A mass customizable framework for future additions to your professional profile and board bio
  • Coaching due diligence to mine network, target market, and sphere of influence with specifics on approach, follow-up, and what to ask for from each
  • Monthly follow-up calls for 6-months beginning at the launch of services
  • Identification of best board fit based on expertise and interest, with emphasis on business models, compatible industries, and company life-cycle trending
  • Due diligence framework for search firms, nominating committees, and other board of director influencers
  • Mock board interview session
  • Mass customizable elevator pitch

 

4) FROM ADVOCACY TO ACTION: ADVISORY SERVICES TO MAXIMIZE ACTION

 

Maximize your board advancement with this complete package which includes:

 

  • All services of Board Coaching Packages 1 and 3, including BDI Assessment and first years inclusion in the international registry
  • Action plan build-out for board pursuit including the inside-track on how to leverage your network, with monthly follow-up calls for 12-months beginning at the launch of services
  • Coaching on preparation and presentation: communicate effectively with search firms, nominating committees and other board decision-makers
  • Real-time role-playing sessions to address scenario-based situations relative to your board-level interviews and activity
  • Credentials and personal brand documents that will also become a part of a national database used by search professionals and nominating committees for board of director searches

 

 


ADDITIONAL BOARD COACHING SERVICES

A) Pre-Interview Coaching and Preparation

 

Prepare the essential items needed to get the board interview.  This service includes:

 

  • Position description, bio, resume, and LinkedIn profile review with recommendations
  • Two coaching calls to address derailers, scenarios and lessons-learned related to your board opportunities

 

B) Mock Interview Coaching and Preparation

 

Be ready for any board interview scenario with this service, which includes:

 

  • Pre-review of professional profile, bio, and LinkedIn profile
  • Pre-review of board position description and company details
  • Preliminary call to learn background details
  • Customized derailer, scenario, and lessons-learned interviews

 

C) General Coaching Session

 

Contact Sheila at sronning@womenintheboardroom.com for more information.