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7 Traits of Highly Successful Women on Boards by Dr. Yvonne Thompson

Coined as “the board woman’s bible”, 7 Traits of Highly Successful Women on Boards – views from the top and how to get there is an essential read for women on boards, and those aspiring to get there, not only in the private, but also public, charity and Sme sectors. It delves into the hearts and thoughts of 22 highly successful women on corporate boards in the Uk, sharing gems of advice, tips, traits and their essential characteristics that will help you chart your journey to the room at the top. If you want to get on a board your journey starts here.

About the Author

Yvonne ThompsonA dynamic, entrepreneurial business leader with a proven record for building high performing teams Dr. Thompson has acquired an exceptional range of skills that can complement high-performing companies and organisations. Originally from South America she has been involved in many successful firsts in the UK and has over 20 years’ experience on public sector boards. She was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List in 2003 for her services to women, small business and minorities. In 2005 she was awarded an honorary doctorate by London Metropolitan University for services to small business and mass communications. She has also been recognized internationally, having been acknowledged by Mayor Bill White who made a Proclamation in Houston, Texas, of an Yvonne Thompson Day (4th January 2004), as well as being named in Washington in the Congressional Records. She has been hailed as a role model in the black community in the UK and Europe and for women in general wanting to start their own business. She has chaired many governmental committees and is committed to inspiring future leaders, especially women, and mentors future leaders.

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