Have you ever wondered what it takes to get ‘a place at the table’? We asked and can share with you the top five attributes to be successful on the board. While you may have studied hard, even completed multiple degrees and in some instances have experience, all too often we hear of people saying “I just can’t land the role!” So here is what you need beyond competence.
You’re in your mid 40s or early 50s – you’re a senior executive and great at what you do, but a little voice in the back of your head is wondering what the next step should be. You’re considering exploring the job market, and that’ll be a short term fix to continue your career, perhaps as CEO or senior exec of a larger organisation, but you're curious about where your career should be heading over the next 10 – 20 years.
Why is it that some people soar in their careers, while others only swim… and many sink? Why is it that some people have that ‘it ’ factor from the get go? They know what to say and when to say it and rarely have any awkward moments. They fit in while standing out. Here are five helpful steps to have you standing out from the crowd for all the right reasons.