Do you really own a business?

Or does it own you?

As business owners, it is so easy to let the business become your life. So much to do, so little time. At least that is what we tell ourselves. For life to be worthwhile, it needs balance, and most business owners I meet have precious little of that in their lives. I think we have… Read More

Creating a Board of Advisors – The First Meeting

Part 6 of 6

This is the sixth & final in a series of blogs posts about my personal journey to putting a Board of Advisors together. To view all blog posts on our Board of Advisors please click here.  Ready, set go!  Everyone arrived on time and we had a great dinner at my home.  The caterers made life… Read More

Creating a Board of Advisors – Preparing for the First Meeting

Part 5 of 6

This is the fifth in a series of blogs posts about my personal journey to putting a Board of Advisors together. To view all blog posts on our Board of Advisors please click here.  I knew that if I expected my Board to be prepared, I had to be prepared.   I set a date for getting… Read More

Creating a Board of Advisors – The Interviews

Part 4 of 6

This is the fourth in a series of blogs posts about my personal journey to putting a Board of Advisors together. To view all blog posts on our Board of Advisors please click here. With my skills sets in hand, my Aileron consultant began sending me resumes for potential candidates. I was getting more excited, and… Read More

Creating a Board of Advisors – Choosing the Skill Set of Your Board

Part 3 of 6

This is the third in a series of blogs posts about my personal journey to putting a Board of Advisors together. To view all blog posts on our Board of Advisors please click here.    Getting clear on what skill sets I was looking for on my Board was one of my most important decisions.  Writing… Read More