Three Blunt Reasons Most People Don’t Get A Board Seat: Adam J. Epstein

Well-credentialed candidates who are in search of their first board seat routinely approach me and I repeatedly hear the following refrain: “I’ve been trying unsuccessfully to get a board seat for years. None of the advice I’ve received has been helpful.” As someone who is in boardrooms on a weekly basis, I don’t think that this austere success quotient is very surprising. Personally, I would attribute most failures to these three reasons.