When you run a business, you don’t always know the best decisions to make. After all, your expertise is in one area; you might not be well-versed in finance, marketing, management, or growth strategy. That’s where having an advisor comes in handy.
Heck: why stop with just one advisor? Building an advisory panel can give you access to talented people in all the areas of your business that you want help in.
Firt, Identify Your Areas of Weakness
The key to success is knowing what you’re not good at. You can’t be an expert at everything in your business, so pick the areas you are weakest in, or seek the most help in. These will be the ones you start recruiting advisors to help with.
Maybe you really want to make a splash on social media but aren’t doing it with your current efforts. Then you can find a rock star social media influencer to guide you to success in that area.
Start with 1-3 areas where you think having an advisor will help. Continue reading “Business Startup Advice: How to Choose an Advisor for Your Startup” »