Information, education, advice, and resources for new and aspiring company directors and board members.

How to Choose a Board to Join

In last week’s post I recommended that you share with your network the type of board and/or organisation you want …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookFebruary 7, 2018

How to Best Use Your Network to Help You Find a Board Position

I’m often contacted by aspiring board members to ‘keep them in mind’ should a board vacancy become available. My favourite …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookJanuary 30, 2018

An MBA and your Board Career

I get a lot of questions from MBA students about what subjects they should do as part of their MBA …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookJanuary 23, 2018

Five Things to do Before You Join a Board

As much as I advocate for entering the boardroom before you think you can; I also strongly advocate that you …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookJanuary 18, 2018

How to Know When You’re Board Ready

A board career seems very attractive. From the outside, a board position looks prestigious and the ultimate of importance in …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookJanuary 15, 2018

Five Self On-boarding Strategies

A lot has been said about how boards can on-board new board members. With all that has been written and …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookNovember 28, 2017

Don’t Take it Personally

Hands up if you’ve ever felt personally offended or the ‘victim’ of something someone says to you. Or if you …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookNovember 13, 2017

Book Review: Execution by Larry Bossidy and Ram Charan

I’ve set myself the goal of reading three books every two months: one personal growth, one leadership focused, and one …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookOctober 26, 2017

Five Steps to Better Not-For-Profit Director Recruitment

Earlier this year I was interviewed by our friends over at AICD for an article on building not-for-profit boards. There …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookOctober 17, 2017

How to Choose the Best Director Development Program for You

People often ask me which is the best investment into director development they should be making. And as much as …Read More

Profile PhotoLisa CookOctober 16, 2017

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Get on Board delivers education and development courses that are open to individuals from all professional backgrounds and all types of industries (public, private, NFP, sporting organisations and clubs, etc.). Get on Board focuses on aspiring directors – those people looking to join a board in the near future – and on new directors – those who are currently in their first to fifth year of sitting on a board. Everything that we do is geared towards developing the corporate governance skills, and the business, strategic and financial acumen of new and aspiring company directors.


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