Advice is more important and overwhelming than ever. Here's how founders can cut through the noise

Advice is more important and overwhelming than ever. Here's how founders can cut through the noise

Six tactics from experts on how to get the best advise from your startup's advisors in tough times:

  • Be prepared to spar, benchmark and direct your own learning.
  • Master the art of contextualizing your requests.
  • Maximize strong advisor relationships — and bolster those that are lacking.
  • Carve out time to spotlight what’s valuable.
  • Treat all of your advisors like mentors — and follow these commandments.
  • Keep imposter syndrome at bay.
Steve August
Helping first-time founders become rocket ship CEO's. Steve August Coaching. Founder / CEO August & Wonder. Previously Founder/ CEO Revelation (acquired 2014).

This is a great overview of how to work with mentors to seek advice and support. I would also add as a Founder who has been through the game from idea to exit, that you have at least one mentor/coach/resource who is trul… Show more