Episode 137:

The Ins and Outs of Membership in the Boardroom, with Larry Stybel

Aug 11, 2021 | Boardroom Bound

Transitioning into the boardroom and managing successful progression.

About this episode

Board career trajectories can often be shrouded in mystery. As Larry Stybel joins us, he pulls back the curtain to reveal what he has found to be the most effective strategies for both landing a board seat, as well as boardroom career progression.


Larry is a Harvard-educated licensed doctoral level psychologist, author, and entrepreneur in residence at a private equity firm. He and his partner Maryanne Peabody established boardoptions.com in 2009. Its mission is to provide online resources for Nominating & Governance Committees of Boards of Directors. Services include retained search for Board members.


In today’s episode, Larry shares tips, tactics, and strategies for landing your first board seat, as well as steps for building an impressive board portfolio. Join us as we dive into the education, networking, and lifecycle of a board member. You won’t want to miss this episode of Boardroom Bound!


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