Building a world class start-up is hard! As a founder, you are building a team and a business model, a product and a marketing strategy, whilst raising investment – there is never enough bandwidth or skills to do everything your business demands. Once you’ve started, it never stops. Running a business is super challenging, it’s up to the CEO and exec team to make a success of it.
If you have hired people in your business, you’ll understand the importance of great people and the difference they can make to your growth and development as a company.
So how can an advisor help? In a nutshell, they can get you somewhere quicker than you would be able to on your own – saving time, reducing inefficiencies and helping you navigate around potholes. Providing expert guidance and support.
This is nothing new and it’s no surprise that renowned individuals and companies have succeeded when you see these famous partnerships.
There are different types of support that a business can call on – and they all serve slightly different purposes. So here’s a handy guide to the different sort of advisors out there and how they help.
Let’s focus on advisors here. They are primarily people that founders can open up to and trust, without the fear of being judged. These people also have enough context about the company, team, and the market, to meaningfully weigh on any decision. Here are some of the benefits advisors can bring to companies:
There are a variety of ways in which you can engage an advisor:
If you want to find out more about Invigorate’s advisors and how they could help your business right now, book a call today to find out more. Book here.
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