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How to Plan for Your First Board Meeting

Dec 08, 2016 10:30 AM by Aileron
In this post, Aileron Founder and Chairman of the Board, Clay Mathile, shares what you need to know before your first board meeting. Involve Your Team As the CEO/owner of your business, you most likely don’t have the time to plan every detail of every...
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Better Questions Get Better Results

Dec 01, 2016 10:30 AM by Aileron
Anthony Robbins once said, "Quality questions create a quality life. Successful people ask better questions and as a result, they get better answers.” These kind of questions make sure that thoughts and ideas are visible in your organization, explains
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Aileron: Disneyland for Entrepreneurs

Nov 24, 2016 10:30 AM by Aileron
“Aileron is the Disneyland for entrepreneurs.” That’s how Jay Bloxsom, President of NationsClassroom, describes Aileron to other business owners. NationsClassroom serves educators and helps them engage and impact their students on inspiring travel...
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Is Your Business the Baby or Mistress? Tips to Work with Your Spouse

Nov 15, 2016 10:45 AM by Aileron
Does your partner view the business as “our baby” or do they see it as “your mistress”? The answer helps to show how a spouse feels about your business, including the level of commitment they have. “In this context, I think that a ’mistress’ separates...
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Rethink Your Board: How to Create a High-Performing Board

Nov 08, 2016 10:30 AM by Aileron
Forming a board for the first time can be an overwhelming and intimidating process. “When we first set up our board of advisors, we were very much appreciative of those that are a heck of a lot smarter than us, giving their time to try to help the...
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3 Questions to Determine When to Outsource

Nov 01, 2016 10:30 AM by Aileron
How do you know when it’s time to outsource? In this video, Joni Fedders, President of Aileron, talks with Bernard Dalichau, President of Lavender Home Care Solutions, about why and when he made the decision to outsource. To explore the topic...
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4 Steps to Creating an Outside Board

Oct 25, 2016 10:30 AM by Aileron
“Few of you would turn me down if I offered you a resource that would help you to gain market share, improve profitability, and make better decisions. Yet among the thousands of business owners I’ve met, mentored, or addressed over the years, four out...
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Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way (Part 2)

Oct 18, 2016 10:30 AM by Aileron
If anyone is an expert on Peter Drucker, the “father of modern management,” it would be Bruce Rosenstein: Bruce has written about, contributed to, or been interviewed for a considerable number of articles about Peter Drucker. He has also written two...
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