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Should You Serve on an Advisory Board?

Startup Boards for CXOs Series: Post 3 of 12. I’m often asked by accomplished executives how to get on a board and I always tell them that one of the best ways to build your “board readiness” skills is to get in the game. An advisory board role is an excellent way to do that.

February 26, 2021 For CXOs Read More

Board Evolution and Turnover

Startup Boards for CEOs Series: Post 3 of 9. Now that you’re committed to getting the size and composition of your board right as the foundation to develop your board as a strategic asset, you need to think next about board dynamics. This is particularly important as your company grows.

February 23, 2021 For CEOs, For Investors Read More

Lessons Learned from Joining Bolster as Fractional Employees

As an on-demand marketplace, we spend a lot of time at Bolster thinking about how CEOs can leverage interim, fractional, and project-based work to augment their teams and achieve scale faster. It's also the model we follow internally.

How Bolster is Helping CEOs Diversify Their Teams

At Bolster, we believe that diverse and inclusive teams and boards are more innovative, drive better business outcomes, and are stronger than homogenous teams. We aren’t the only ones that think that way.

Use Cases to Bolster Your Team: How to Leverage On-Demand Talent in Your Business

At Bolster, we believe that 2021 will mark the rise of the on-demand economy for executives. More than ever before, executives are seeking out roles that distinctly aren’t full-time for a variety of reasons...

How to Prepare Yourself to Get on Your First Board

Startup Boards for CXOs Series: Post 2 of 12. Short of someone calling you up and asking if you’d like to be on their board, or asking you during a networking event, you might be wondering, “Well, how do I get on a board?”

January 28, 2021 For CXOs Read More

Size and Composition of Boards

Startup Boards for CEOs Series: Post 2 of 9. How large should your board be? That’s a pretty critical question every CEO contemplates at one time or another.

January 25, 2021 For CEOs, For Investors Read More

The Opportunity for On-Demand Talent

As we kick off a new year of planning, resource allocation, and headcount discussions, consider this new tactic to add to your 2021 CEO toolkit: On-demand executive talent.

What Startup Corporate Boards Look Like

Startup Boards for CXOs Series: Post 1 of 12. Unless you’ve been a startup executive with regular interactions with a board and regular attendance at board meetings, you’re unlikely to know what a startup board looks like, how it functions, and what you can do to make a big impact.

January 11, 2021 For CXOs Read More

The Purpose of a Board

Startup Boards for CEOs Series: Post 1 of 9. Any series of blog posts about boards should start with the basics. Why have a board in the first place? What do they do? How big should they be? Do you really even need one?

January 6, 2021 For CEOs, For Investors Read More

Fractional CXOs (Executives): What They Are and What They Do

You may be wondering, what exactly is a fractional executive? A fractional executive is an up-and-coming type of executive gig role.

Introducing the Bolster Board Benchmarking Survey

Our Board Benchmarking survey will shed light on the independence, diversity, and compensation of private company boards that’s never been available on a broad basis before.

December 8, 2020 For CEOs, For Investors Read More

The New Way to Scale a Board of Directors

Learn more about how to most effectively scale your board to support your company’s success

November 30, 2020 For CEOs Read More

How On-Demand Executives help existing leaders

On-Demand Executives help CEOs and existing leaders, allowing you to scale from within your employee base instead of hiring externally, increasing your chance of success with the role.

November 10, 2020 For CEOs Read More

Our First Member Service - Health Insurance

You asked, we listened! Bolster creates partnership to offer health, dental, vision and life insurance.

October 26, 2020 For CXOs Read More

Bolster Delivers Fractional and Interim Execs

Even before the Covid-19 pandemic, it was clear that there was a better way to connect high-end, experienced and vetted senior talent to startups. Kevin Lee with eMarketing Association sits down with Matt Blumberg to discuss the opportunity and learn more about Bolster.

Zoomsites

Moving offsites to Zoomsites. I’ve attended two remote conferences recently. Both hold interesting lessons for how these kinds of events can work well.

Executive Talent Marketplace Bolster Launches With a New Way to Scale Executive Teams and Boards

Executive Talent Marketplace Bolster Launches With a New Way to Scale Executive Teams and Boards

Welcome to Bolster, the on-demand executive talent marketplace. We are creating a platform that is the new way to scale an executive team.

September 9, 2020 News Read More

What Kind of Gig Economy Executive Are You?

The major societal trend to “gig” has reached the C-Suite. Bolster was started to help organize a talent marketplace out of what is mostly an informal economy today.

August 3, 2020 For CXOs Read More

The Gig Economy Executive

The gig economy is a labor market where short-term, or freelance, roles are more prevalent than permanent positions.

The New Way to Scale an Executive Team

Bolster was started to create a new way for startup and scaleup CEOs to think about growing their leadership teams. Why do CEOs need help with this?

May 11, 2020 For CEOs Read More

Our Founding Manifesto

Our Founding Manifesto

Welcome to Bolster, the on-demand executive talent marketplace. We are creating a platform that is the new way to scale an executive team and board.