I’ve worked in a leadership role with many businesses over the last four decades – service providers, mature operating companies, turnarounds, and high growth startups. For me, startups were the most fun – I guess I enjoy managing chaos? For this article, my focus is on startups that have made it past the starting gate. […]
CEO Job Description?
Some time ago, I was helping a small business onboard a new chief executive. While we were negotiating the CEO’s employment agreement, the CEO’s attorney asked if we could prepare a detailed job description outlining all of the duties and responsibilities of the CEO. I think I had a mic drop moment as I thought […]
Rise to Your Level of Incompetence? Why Not?
A while back, I was on the periphery of a conversation about people “rising to their level of incompetence.” Although this is usually thought of in a negative context, I believe that this can be a great thing — if done the right way…