Why start-ups need a strong board

Story excerpt provided by Cincinnati Enquirer.

Written by Bill Cunningham.

“If you’re willing to work and subject yourself to the scrutiny of other’s (creating a board) is the best investment you’ll ever make in your life.” – Clay Mathile, Aileron’s founder and former chairman of Iams Corp.

Entrepreneurs carry a reputation of being self-made, uber-confident and highly capable business people. It takes guts, chutzpah and moxie to create something out of nothing – especially when others can’t see around the corners that you can. As a deep subject matter expert in your field, you are the reigning monarch leading your team into battle with great products, great vision and great expectations.

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Originally published November 8, 2014.

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