enterpriseirregulars.com – This new-ish phase of my life as a VC is really the first time I’ve ever worked with CEOs who weren’t formally (or at least, informally) trained as managers. My bosses all came up through the ranks. I went from Director to VP to Founder to CEO. Most of my SaaS CEO peers, back in the day, had management experience under their belt.
It’s fine. You can learn this stuff, and all that really matters is attracting a great team under you. Really, that’s all that matters post-Initial Traction.
But if you come up through the ranks — you at least get to observe how others do it. If you skip past all this, you may have missed seeing some basic stuff in practice that just helps.
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