When Linda P. Hudson talks about leadership, she is not talking specifically about a position on a company organization chart, formal authority or your salary grade, she is talking about the ability to get things done, to drive change, to influence others and to make things happen. And during our lives, each of us will experience a number of defining moments that shape us and reveal our capabilities as leaders.
Corporate directors often get asked how do they succeed in the competitive and challenging environment of a board room? Learning to strategize in a difficult environment is important. Communication is key, planning is essential and execution is everything. These tools transfer directly into the board room where you must be prepared, pay attention, build trust, act boldly, communicate often and demonstrate integrity.