Business Advisory Boards and independent advice – Champagne Strategy – Episode 6 – Louise Broekman

In this episode we spoke to Louise Broekman about business advisory. How to obtain the best advice as a business owner and the pros and cons of each option.

Every business right now is looking at ways to maximize the economics within their organisations.

Louise is the founder of The Advisory Board Center, the world’s only global body for formalized advisory boards. In this interview she explains why it can be so effective to leverage world-class, independent advisers who work collaboratively to solve complex business problems.

We discuss the difference between an advisors and consultants, her success using an advisory board to grow her own company, why the US was obsessed with Australian lemon myrtle during WW2 and even penguins.

If you are a business owner, board member, executive or entrepreneur, this is essential listening. Great advice can help the avoidance of predatory practice, conflicts of interest and business risk. When asked about the advisory board scene, she says, “It’s about what’s next…it’s blue sky…it’s very optimistic”.

There are so many juicy nuggets of wisdom, tips, tricks, books to read and methods to follow.

A must listen for all business owners, board members, advisers, consultants and entrepreneurs.