If only there was a one-stop-shop where you could learn everything you need to know about being a board director. Oh wait, there is: NACD.
The National Association of Corporate Directors empowers new and aspiring directors to lead with confidence in the boardroom. They prepare today's directors for tomorrow's challenges.
World-class boards join NACD to elevate performance, gain foresight, and instill confidence.
And on today's episode, we speak with Erin Essenmacher, NACD's Chief Programming Officer. Erin oversees content, programming and strategy for more than 60 virtual and brick and mortar education programs for NACD’s 20,000 members.
For example, we'll learn about NACD's Global Board Leaders’ Summit. This is the largest and most influential director forum in the world, attracting more than 1,800 attendees from across the globe. The Summit is where the greatest minds in governance convene to take on the most important issues facing today’s boardrooms and collectively discover the future of exemplary board leadership.
And I'm excited to share that I'll be recording a live episode of my podcast during Summit. If you'll be in attendance at the event I hope you'll join our Monday afternoon session. I'm looking forward to meeting many of my listeners during Summit! But if you're unable to be in Washington, DC for this September event, you'll get a little taste by listening to the episode we'll record.
In the meantime, in today's episode, you'll hear how NACD is elevating board performance by providing board members with practical insights through world-class education, leading-edge research, and an ever-growing network of directors.
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Resources Mentioned in This Episode
- Book: The Fifth Risk
- Episode 24: What Is The Best Way to Land a Board Seat?
- NACD's podcast: Future Fluency
- NACD's Director Professionalism Course
- NACD's Summit