Lunch and Learn: How to build your own personal board of advisers

Emma Alexander
Emma AlexanderMother Bran Ltd

Posted: Mon 20th Feb 2023

In this Lunch and Learn, Emma Alexander, co-founder of Wisern, tells you how to identify your strengths and weaknesses and build your own personal board of advisers.

Building a board is not just for big business. Whether you're a micro-business, a freelancer or sailing the good ship PAYE, understanding who's in your sphere of influence is key to growth at every stage.

Wisern connects creative micro-businesses with industry-leading experts for micro-advice. Between them, Emma and co-founder Paul have more than 20 years of navigating the start-up world, founding and scaling businesses.

Key takeaways from this session:

  • Why support is crucial for growth, no matter your size

  • The importance of enjoying the ride, and why finding help keeps the love alive

  • How diversity is key

Emma Alexander
Emma AlexanderMother Bran Ltd
Emma is a commercial photography expert. She is the co-founder of Wisern, a business development platform for creatives, and solo-founder of commercial production company Mother Bran.  She has been bringing creative ideas to life for nearly 20 years, commissioning and producing commercial advertising film and photography for a diverse range of clients, including Google, Polestar, Diageo, BMW, Foot Locker and the NSPCC. As Executive Producer of Mother Bran, she is still active within the creative industry, and continues to champion and support freelancers and small businesses to grow through Wisern. Emma is also a public speaker and creative mentor.  @motherbran / motherbran.com • @wisern.me / wisern.com

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