Caine Moss and Emma Mann-Meginniss Offer VentureBeat Community Tips to Optimize Board Meetings

Goodwin Procter attorneys Caine Moss and Emma Mann-Meginniss recently wrote an article providing fundamental advice to entrepreneurs who are learning (or remembering) how to navigate the dynamics of company board meetings. Posted recently on technology news site VentureBeat, the article offers useful tips for founders to consider when conducting a board meeting, including:

  1. Set expectations and open the lines of communication
  2. Limit the time
  3. Limit attendance
  4. Don’t over- or under-present as CEO
  5. Prioritize the presentation
  6. Have the lawyers prep the administrative items in advance
  7. Develop a set of standards to track your progress at and throughout each meeting
  8. Over-deliver on any action items
  9. Don’t look defensive, even if you disagree
  10. Follow up with a “neutral” on how the meeting went and the messages behind the messages

To get full details of these very useful tips, read the full article here.

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