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Building Your Board Career: Successful Traits of Women on Boards

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Building Your Board Career: Successful Traits of Women on Boards

Yvonne Thompson’s working life has been wide-ranging and varied. In this chapter, she reflects back on her career history and her experience of leadership. She discusses her time working at Choice FM, beginning to work on boards and chairing the government’s Learning and Skills Council.

Yvonne recalls how she learned many of her skills at the start of her career whilst working for CBS Records. She remembers how she first handled rejection, explaining that being passed over for promotions led to her resigning from her first role and discovering new opportunities for leadership.

Becoming A Leader

03:54

Traits Of Successful Women On Boards

05:57

Why Diversity Matters At Board Level

03:24

How You Can Get Board Ready

03:05

Things To Know Before Becoming A Board Member

03:04