Christopher Mirabile is the Chairman Emeritus of the Angel Capital Association, the leading professional and trade association for angel groups and accredited individual angel investors. He is the co-founder of portfolio management tool Seraf-investor.com. He is also co-Managing Director of Launchpad Venture Group, a venture investment group focused on seed and early-stage investments in technology-oriented companies. Read more...

March 19, 2018

Hacking Your Board - Fixing Interpersonal Problems Gently

When troubleshooting your board, you'll catch more flies with honey than vinegar - save the big confrontations as a last resort.
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February 20, 2018

Hacking Your Board - Recognizing Interpersonal Problems

It's not just you - sometimes your directors actually are out of line.
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November 28, 2017

Hacking Your Board - Dealing with the Cheerleader, the Pessimist and the Cynic

Making your board effective can include dealing with tricky attitude problems - here’s how.
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September 28, 2017

Hacking Your Board - Curbing Bad Director Behavior

Managing upwards: sometimes you have to deal with difficult board behaviors. Here’s how.
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August 08, 2017

Hacking Your Board - Expectations for Director Conduct and Value

Hold your board accountable for value-add, just like they hold you accountable for performance.
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May 24, 2017

Hacking Your Board - Running a Good Board Meeting

Good board meetings don't happen by accident; they are the product of planning and an active facilitator.
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March 21, 2017

Hacking Your Board - Make Your Board Work for You

Tips for making your startup board of directors work for you.
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February 15, 2017

Engaging in Straight Talk: Operating a Customer Council

A practical guide to running a customer council.
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January 26, 2017

Taking it To the Streets: The Argument for Using a Customer Council

An overview of how to set up a customer council as a really powerful tool for product and company strategy.
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December 20, 2016

Superstars for Rent: How to Build Your Advisory Board

Surround yourself with experts at each stage of the game.
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