Earn your seat on a Corporate Board
C-SUITE BOOK CLUB Feature Selection

Jill Griffin’s Earn Your Seat on a Corporate Board: 7 Actions to Build Your Career, Elevate Your Leadership, and Expand Your Influence will take years off your learning curve.

Harvard Business School “Working Knowledge” author, veteran public-company board director and branding expert, Griffin has written the book that pulls back the curtain on the selection process and shows you how to land your seat.

The book provides seven succinct actions to take. It will teach you how to:

  • Test Your Readiness for Board Service
  • Craft Your Board Search Strategy
  • Find Boards That Will Welcome You
  • Attract Boards to You
  • Network with Influencers
  • Ace Your Board Interviews
  • Vet Your Board Invitation

Griffin combines her extensive knowledge of the business world, personal branding, and years of personal board experience with advice from a multitude of wise counselors and experts to produce a book that offers a hopeful message to board aspirants and a practical guidebook to get there.

And, because women are invaluable to any board’s success, the book has a special strategy chapter that teaches the skills every woman needs to capture her seat.

Ready to turn your ambition into action and become a corporate board director? This book will show you how.

See what people are saying about Jill’s new book

In direct and thoughtful prose, Jill sets forth a winning plan that will help current and future business leaders assess their potential for essential service on a corporate board. Tackling tough questions such as use of time, compensation, liability and more, Griffin dives into every aspect of board membership. This book is a “must have” for potential board members who wish to sharpen their skills and earn a place at the table. I am delighted that Jill, a graduate of the University of South Carolina, has provided an insightful tool for the next wave of corporate leaders.

Harris Pastides
President, University of South Carolina

Jill Griffin has written a superb playbook for those seeking to understand and ultimately to join a corporate board….Although it is clear that Griffin is passionate about the criticality of decreasing the the gender gap in the boardroom, her thoughtful and insightful recommendations can be easily utilized by men and women alike

Elaine Eisenman PhD
Dean, Executive and Enterprise Education, Babson College; Founding Member, Women Corporate Directors; and independent corporate director

This book gives you the game plan to serve in one of the most elite business roles in the world, a corporate board member. Learn how to earn a coveted spot.

Jeffrey Hayzlett
Primetime TV & Radio Host, Chairman of C-Suite Network

All the best advice—all in one place.

John Berra
Past Chairman of Emerson Process Management Current board member of Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE:R) and National Instruments (NASDAQ: NATI)