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What’s The Best Way For To You Manage Your Board Of Directors?

“Never surprise your board,” my friend and mentor, Dave, said to me. We were meeting for coffee at Peets in Palo Alto four weeks before my first board meeting as a startup CEO.

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I nodded my head because Dave’s advice sounded sage. Then, I asked Dave, “What do you mean?”




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brett fox

brett fox

I work with startup CEOs to help them grow their businesses . I built several businesses from $0 to >$100M. Learn more at

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