What’s the best way to use your board well?

Fred Wilson (Co-Founder and Partner at Union Square Ventures)
MBA Mondays: Leveraging Your Partners To Grow And Develop Your Team ā€“ AVC

Selectively engage your investors in the recruiting process. Use them when they can help. Use them to close an important candidate. Use them to get a second or third opinion on a particularly important hire. Don’t give your investors control over your hiring decisions but engage them as trusted advisors.