Starting Right: The Entrepreneurs’ A to Z – Building a Trusted Team of Advisors

Building a Trusted Team of Advisors

Hello, ambitious entrepreneurs, and welcome back to our weekly exploration of the entrepreneurial landscape! As always, it’s Wednesday, which means we’re here to provide you with invaluable insights and a dash of humor to brighten your day. So, without further ado, let’s dive into today’s topic: building a trusted team of advisors.

But before we embark on this important journey, let’s set the mood with a ‘dad joke’ to bring a smile to your face. Why did the scarecrow win an award? Because he was outstanding in his field!

Now, let’s turn our attention to the vital aspect of assembling a team of advisors who will serve as your guiding compass throughout the entrepreneurial voyage.

1. Experience: Seek out team members who have walked the entrepreneurial path before you. Their firsthand experience can be invaluable in navigating the challenges that lie ahead.

2. Diverse Skills: Just as a ship requires a crew with various expertise, a successful business thrives on a team with a diverse range of skills. Look for individuals who bring complementary abilities to the table.

3. Shared Vision: A cohesive team is built upon a shared vision. Ensure that your advisors align with your business goals and are passionate about the journey you are undertaking.

4. Communication: Effective communication is the lifeblood of any successful team. Choose advisors who excel in open, honest, and respectful communication, fostering a collaborative environment.

5. Trust: Trust forms the foundation of strong relationships. Surround yourself with individuals you trust implicitly and who reciprocate that trust.

Speaking of teams, why don’t football players make good entrepreneurs? Because they’re always looking for a handoff instead of a hand up!

To further enhance your understanding of building a trusted team of advisors, I recommend the following books:

1. “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni: Explore common team challenges and discover strategies to overcome them.

2. “The Wisdom of Teams: Creating the High-Performance Organization” by Jon R. Katzenbach and Douglas K. Smith: Gain insights into what makes a team truly effective and high-performing.

3. “Radical Candor: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity” by Kim Scott: Master the art of effective communication within your team.

Your mission this week is to delve into these recommended books, absorbing their wisdom on team building and applying the insights as you assemble your dream team of advisors.

Join us again next Wednesday as we continue our exciting journey through the A to Z of entrepreneurship, accompanied by laughter and valuable knowledge. Until then, keep building your team, keep learning, and keep reaching for success!

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Written By: Brian Collins, President of Marketing & Business Development, Panacea Smart Solutions

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