Posts tagged Strategic planning
Two mission-critical tasks for any young startup

There’s an African proverb that says if you want to travel fast, travel alone; if you want to travel long distances, travel in packs. The same goes for startups—start with the right people, the right group of deeply invested leaders, otherwise you’re looking at an uphill battle. One main reason? Investors typically shy away from funding single-founder businesses. But a key reason is that the success of startups relies heavily on the energy within its leadership team. At some point (many points, really) you or your co-founder are going to hit a wall, and when that happens you’re going to need someone who’s as deeply invested in the company as you.

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