Episode 141:

Owning Your Seat in the Boardroom, with Jill Griffin

Sep 8, 2021 | Boardroom Bound

Leveraging skillsets to thrive in a board role.

About this episode

Finding your place in the boardroom may the key to your board career’s trajectory. As Jill Griffin joins us today, she shares about the essentials to navigating the board room in order to specialize and excel.

 

Jill Griffin is Vice Chair and Independent Board Director for Luby’s/Fuddruckers Restaurants, traded on the NYSE. She has been featured on Mornings With Maria and writes a popular column on Careers for Forbes.com.

 

Her book, Earn Your Seat on a Corporate Board is a popular title on Amazon.

 

She is an internationally published Harvard “Working Knowledge” author of six business books, primarily on earning and keeping customers. Her LinkedIn Learning course on Creating Customer Value is now part of the Customer Service Track for aspiring marketers.

 

Jill served as Chairwoman for VisitAustin.org for almost a decade and was Commencement Speaker and Distinguished Alumna of the University of South Carolina Moore School of Business.

Her hobbies include weightlifting, biking, acrylic painting, and World War II history.

 

In today’s episode, Jill shares from her impressive board room experience in order to help decipher the best trajectory to launch your boardroom career. You won’t want to miss this episode of Boardroom Bound!

 

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Directorship Certification

 

Today’s episode is sponsored by the International Board Director Competency Designation.

 

Want to join your first Board? Or are you looking for additional Board seat appointments? In either scenario, be sure to be disciplined in your approach.

 

Now, through the ‘Becoming an Exceptional Board Director Candidate Coaching & Certification Course,’ you get both modern Board Director candidate packaging AND modern Board operations knowledge integrated within one program. Remember, the key to landing additional or your first Board seat is in your packaging – make the effort to do it right. Program graduates also receive their globally recognized International Board Director Competency Designation(IBDC.D) upon course completion. Designed for individuals and groups.

 

Learn more at bit.ly/IBDC-D

 

 

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Let’s Get Social! 

 

I absolutely love connecting with listeners on social media. I’m most active on LinkedIn. (And yes, I do personally post and respond to my accounts!)

 

This is a great way to hear my latest thinking, get the inside track on new products, and occasionally see a picture of my adorable toddler.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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