What’s the best way to manage your board?

Fred Wilson (Co-Founder and Partner at Union Square Ventures)
The Board Of Directors: Board Meetings ā€“ AVC

Possibly the most important technique I’ve observed over the years is the executive session at the end of the meeting. This is when the Board meets without the CEO and team in the room and has a discussion of the meeting and what the key takeaways are. The executive session can be five minutes or it can be a half hour. Sometimes there is very little to discuss in executive session. Sometimes there is a lot. After the executive session ends, the C… (read more)