Episode 022

3 Qualities Required To Be An Effective Board Member, with Barry Rowan

May 29, 2019 | Boardroom Bound

Board lessons from a 35-year veteran of the boardroom, with Barry Rowan
About this episode

How much could you share about the boardroom if you’d been in a board meeting every quarter since you were 26 years old?  And what if that started 35+ years ago?

Well, that’s the story of today’s guest: Barry Rowan. From this huge amount of experience, he’s learned that to land a board role you need alignment in three areas:

  • Competency — you must have a certain level of competency to provide a contribution
  • Character — for a board to function effectively you need trust in one another. Trust builds when people of character work together
  • Chemistry — you want a board that’s constructive and thoughtful and this happens when the chemistry is right 

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