Too many CEOs assume that the board is their boss, and that he or she must follow their lead or wishes. But the truth is that the CEO must lead the company, and the board’s job is to keep the CEO from “running amok” and hurting shareholder value. Many CEOs spend many, many hours working on strategies of how to get the board to support management’s strategies. They also spend hours dealing with dysfunctional boards and board members. We help CEOs learn how to effectively lead their board.