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A tech CEO's take on what does and doesn't work in board meetings #corpgov

In my last blog, A Startup Needs a Good Board of Directors , I covered the importance of putting together a board of directors, especially at the startup phase. OK. The board's in place. Now what? I can't stress enough the importance of regular and consistent communication throughout an organization. It's an even greater imperative that a company's CEO effectively communicate with investors and members of the board of directors. Naturally, the main interaction between the CEO/founders and the board is during the board meeting, though it should not be limited to just board meetings. As I've mentioned before, no surprises should be announced at a board meeting. Before we go too much further, a first-time CEO may wonder about the number of board meetings per year, their duration, and other forms of board etiquette. Certainly, the number can vary and will range from monthly to...

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