How to be a Less Infuriating Board Member | eShare

The unabashed promotion of a software product aside, this has excellent advice for directors, especially doing your homework and embracing boardroom disagreements:

It’s incredibly important to show consideration and respect when debating any points during a board meeting, particularly those that require a vote. No matter how passionate you are about your position, it helps to remember that one of the most positive aspects of conflict is that it often shows the extent to which some other board members care about the organisation and are willing to speak out if they disagree. This should be encouraged to avoid apathy however, moving through conflict can often be difficult, time consuming and sometimes downright emotional.

Source: How to be a Less Infuriating Board Member | eShare

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