Ep 15: Boards to boost your social impact, influence and income: Paul Smith

Elite elder businessmen, stuffy boardrooms, C-suite titles… These are the images that come to mind when we think of boards. Paul Smith, CEO, Future Directors Institute, is working to change that by training the next generation leaders to govern world changing not-for-profit and for profit organizations. Whether you are a new professional with little experience or a seasoned professional looking to deepen your leadership profile, you will learn how to leverage boards to grow your influence, career, and income. 

Topics in this episode:

>>  “Do I belong in the boardroom?” 

>>  How to distinguish yourself from other prospective board members with a BVP – Board Value Proposition.

>>  How to “network your career.”

>>  Key professional skills you will learn or strengthen as a board member — some of these may even get you a raise on your 9-5 job. 

Resources Discussed:

Future Directors Institute https://futuredirectors.com/

Future Director Diagnostic https://futuredirectors.com/diagnostic/home.php

Right Seat, Right Table: An Outsider’s Guide to Securing Your Ideal Board Role by Paul Smith https://futuredirectors.com/the-book/



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