Outside oversight and input becomes increasingly vital as a company grows. Official boards of directors and unofficial advisory boards can provide connections and ideas to drive business expansion as well as provide insight into the opportunities and challenges of the diverse Greater New Bedford region.
- Overview of boards of directors (The Free Management Library)
- Harness the Power of an Advisory Board (About.com)
- 8 Steps to Creating an Effective Advisory Board (Entrepreneur)
Mentors, peer groups and round-tables also offer some measure of input.