The distinct paths taken by executives when assuming leadership roles will influence their perspectives and strategies for success.
The role of a board director, as prestigious as it may be, is difficult to master. Directors must balance the sometimes competing interests of the constituency that appoints them with other stakeholders of the organisation, all while honouring their fiduciary, ethical, and strategic responsibilities. Members of boards will be most successful when prioritising their focus and leveraging their perspective toward fulfilling the reason they were recruited. Directors also must attune themselves to the organisational factors related to critical decisions undertaken by boards, such as the need to consider culture, relationships, credibility, and direction when selecting executive talent. Our book, Six Paths to Leadership, outlines unique con