Monthly Archives: August 2013

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5 benefits of hiring a business coach

Today there is a growing knowledge of the term business coach. Not many years back, very few people were familiar with the term or exactly what one did. More familiarity was in terms such as business advisors and business consultants. Even though these terms are often put in the same category as coaching, they are […]

The benefits of a top CEO Coach

The question is; you’re already the CEO so why should you make the investment into retaining a Top CEO Coach? The obvious anwswer is CEOs simply have more to gain from intelligent counsel than any other person on the org chart. Given the nature of the position, along with the numerous studies, which provide ample […]

12 Point Advice on Start Up Advisory Boards

I recently had a lively discussion with Yolanda Wardowski from the Avalon Group on the subject of Advisory Boards. This helped me frame some more specific thoughts which I am sharing in this post. I came up with 12 observations. What did I miss? What don’t you agree with? All comments appreciated! The Big Picture 1. In my […]

How An Advisory Board Can Grow Your Business…

Entrepreneurs don’t have to go it alone. They can put together an advisory board for their business made up of people who can provide insight into marketplace trends, gauge future trends, make introductions to customers, facilitate funding, and suggest alliances.   Building a top notch advisory board is one way that Lisa Xu, CEO, NopSec […]

Why Start-Ups need Advisory Boards…

An outside perspective is critical to building the future of any business, big or small.   As we built our business from a bedroom start-up to an Inc. 500 company, our priorities were creating a differentiated offer to our customers, building a world-class team, and managing cash flow to keep us afloat as the business […]

Advisory Board Guidelines

What is an Advisory Board (Or Group)? An advisory board or group (nomenclature interchangeable) is a collection of individuals who bring unique knowledge and skills that complement those of the formal head or board of an organisation, in this case you. The advisory group can help run an organisation by making recommendations or providing key […]

Ten Tips to Creating an Effective Advisory Board

You don’t need to navigate unfamiliar waters alone. Put together a good board of advisers, and you’ll create a powerful asset that can make a huge difference when you need to get objective advice, scout the marketplace, gauge future trends, seek new strategic positions, have introductions made or build repeat customers.   Unlike corporate boards, […]

Why You Should Have A Small Business Advisory Board

Small businesses face a variety of challenges. There are tasks to complete, systems to build and margins to optimise. For new business owners it can be very beneficial to create a small business advisory board. Many owners and managers do this because they recognise that they might do well on their own, but are likely […]