Board meetings can be stressful. Working with the board is one of CFOs and finance leaders' most important responsibilities. While there’s no “right” way to go about it, there are definitely common pitfalls to avoid.
As a serial CFO turned CEO, I've worked with boards of all sizes and backgrounds, and presented at my fair share of board meetings. I've seen how finance leaders can harm their relationship with the board and have developed some of my own best practices.