Finding a board seat is a people process in which you need to leverage your strategic relationships. Most people think of networking to facilitate their search for a board of director’s position. Contrary to this popular thought, you likely already know who you need to know in order to express your intention to become a director.
Top line revenue growth is a priority for every company. Some of the best books on business growth ask you to identify your core business and adjacent growth markets as a way to focus your resources, energy, and investments to grow your business. In addition, business management consultants typically ask the following: who are your customers, who are the leading customers in a given industry, what is your customer’s core business, what is your core business, and how can you better align for growth with your customer.