non-executive small business directors

How to Hold an Effective Board Meeting

How to Hold an Effective Board Meeting

The time when key decisions are made about the future of the business, how a board meeting is conducted is often indicative of how someone runs a company as a whole. Get them right and they can be a key tool in developing smart business strategies. Although this article is most useful if you run a company large enough to have board meetings, small business owners can quite easily carry the lessons learned over to strategy and other general meetings. What are the objectives of a board meeting? Although board meetings can have many different topics, they broadly fall under five general objectives shared in common. If you are conducting board meetings that don’t cover any of the objectives below, it might be time to look at how effective they really are. Agree on a strategy The board must hav... »