Business Leadership

You’ve experienced it. That shift from the good ol’ days where you had time for big picture visionary thinking – to the present reality: you’re a business leader in the trenches. It may be time to call in the reinforcements and get a little outside guidance in the form of a Board of Mentors.

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How Advisory Boards Help CEOs Grow Their Companies

Written by Carol Coughlin

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In smaller companies, the CEO is often the sole person responsible for running the business, attending to every activity and decision. This means they are also the sole person in charge of the company’s growth. Even in mid-size and larger companies, CEOs and leaders can become so involved in the details that they don’t have…

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What Your Board Should Expect from the CFO

Written by Carol Coughlin

There’s little doubt that the level of transparency, rigor and effectiveness provided by the CFO has significant impact on the success of a company. Especially in today’s disruptive marketplace where challenges loom around every corner and where boards are under tremendous scrutiny, the CFO’s role in ensuring the profitability, sustainability and value of a company…

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Do You Have the Right Mindset for Growth?

Written by Carol Coughlin

Every year growth-focused CEOs set new goals for their companies and develop a plan to achieve them. But for those seeking to make a significant leap forward in success, it’s also important to examine an influencing factor that often gets overlooked: the personal perspective or mindset you have about growth and success. In fact, our…

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Why Innovation is More Important for Growth than Ever Before

Written by Carol Coughlin

Make no mistake about it. Innovation has always been critical for business growth and moving society forward. Yet no company that achieves success can retain that success indefinitely. Our highly competitive marketplace, uncertain business environment, the rise of impact investors and the global entrepreneurial movement are just a few of the factors that indicate innovation…

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