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Carol Coughlin

Carol Coughlin founded BottomLine Growth Strategies, Inc., in 2006 as a way for small and medium-sized businesses to access the same high-level financial and operational expertise that gives large companies a distinct advantage. Using her own extensive corporate experience and willingness to sit in the hot seat as a catalyst, Carol helps BottomLine Growth clients climb to the summit of their success.

How a Board can be a Good Steward in Challenging Times

Written by Carol Coughlin

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Last month PwC published an excellent report  on the role of the Board of Directors in identifying when the company they serve might be entering a period of distress or is already in trouble. Further, the report outlined the board’s role in helping companies turn the situation around and minimize damage. The challenge for directors…

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How to get more value from your Advisory Board

Written by Carol Coughlin

An advisory board can have a greater impact on your company than you might imagine. In fact, a poor advisory board can waste the CEO’s precious time while a great advisory board can help her achieve business goals significantly faster. But how do you ensure you have a great advisory board and that you’re receiving…

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