Today’s post of the day is from Mark MacLeod (Real Ventures) titled The Model Board Package. Mark shares my intense frustration with the structure of most board meetings and offers up some great suggestions along with a solid template for a board presentation. As some of you may know, I’m working on a book on Startup […]
Topic: Board Meetings
Today, the great post is by my partner Brad. He has a great post on how to run a great board meeting. Should be required reading in my opinion.
Will Herman has an excellent post up describing At A Glance Financial Information that should be in every board package. As a special bonus, Will included a link to a Google spreadsheet example.
Chris concludes our series on board packages. Chris, take it away… Now that I’ve given you an outline to what I think makes a good board package, I’m going to exercise my VC prerogative 🙂 and immediately caveat that advice. In my mind, the trick to effective board packages is less about the outline of the […]
In our continuing series of creating effective board packages, we now turn to business reporting. Chris, you have the floor… This is the stuff that most CEOs think of when they think of board reporting packages—financials, departmental overviews, etc. And this stuff is indeed a core component of any good board package, because the more […]
In our next posting in the Board Package Series, Chris tackles what he deems (and I agree) as the least interesting board material that finds its way into the package: Board Administrative Issues. There’s no getting around it—there’s always going to be administrivia that a board of directors has to deal with, so your goal […]