Tag: Scaling

The Primary Lever for CEO Success: Leadership Team Development

In Jim Collins’ classic management text “Good to Great”, the author looks at the greatest companies of his era to identify patterns in their success. The first step he identified in great companies was team assembly, or as he put […]

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Heroics don’t scale

The founder myth is well understood and, in fact, glorified. The hero founder, adorned in t-shirt & hoodie, fuelled by coffee and blue screen light, woks day and night. “l will sleep when l die’” is the mantra. In the […]

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No, no you can’t work on whatever you want…

One of the things that founders love the most about starting their own companies is that they have no boss. At least, not in the traditional sense. They can work on whatever they want, whenever they want. In the early […]

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Examining Founder vs CEO Roles & Responsibilities

Founders are a special breed. It takes a certain kind of crazy to start something from nothing. And an even rarer, beautiful form of crazy to attempt to create or disrupt large markets in a short amount of time. I […]

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