Out of Sight, Out of Mind
By Janet Paterson, an EO UK-London member and the CEO and founder of Charter Tax Consulting, Ltd.
When you first start a business, it’s not uncommon to ensure that the board you appoint consists of your friends or people you’ve worked with before. Years ago, I worked for a service company that, while fairly small, was quite profitable. This company’s board boasted all-star members selected for their prior experience and general commercial acumen.