Startup CEO : a field guide to scaling up your business
By: Blumberg, Matt
Contributor(s): Hindi, HannyMaterial type: TextSeries: Startup Revolution Series: Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2013Description: HB xxiv374p.incl.indexISBN: 9781118548363 Subject(s): Chief Executive Officers | CEO | Executive Ability | Small Business | Management | StartupDDC classification: 658.11 S8
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part One: Storytelling -- Dream the possible dream ; Defining and testing the story ; Telling the story to your investors ; Telling the story to your team ; Revising the story ; Bringing the story to life -- Part Two: Building the company's human capital -- Fielding a great team ; The CEO as functional supervisor ; Crafting your company's culture ; The hiring challenge ; Every day in every way, we get a little better ; Compensation ; Promoting ; Rewarding: "It's the little things" that matter ; Managing remote offices and employees ; Firing: when it's not working -- Part Three: Execution -- Creating a company operating system ; Creating your operating plan and setting goals ; Making sure there's enough money in the bank ; The good, the bad and the ugly of financing ; When and how to raise money ; Forecasting and budgeting ; Collecting data ; Managing in tough times ; Meeting routines ; driving alignment ; Have you learned your lesson? ; Going global ; The role of M&A ; Competition ; Failure -- Part Four: Building and leading a board of directors -- The value of a good board ; Building your board ; Board meeting materials ; Running effective board meetings ; Non-board meeting time ; Decision making and the board ; Working with the board on your compensation and review ; Serving on other boards -- Part Five: Managing yourself so you can manage others -- Creating a personal operating system ; Working with an executive assistant ; Working with a coach ; The importance of peer groups ; Staying fresh ; Your family ; Traveling ; Taking stock.