STARTUPS: The pyramid of corporate life means that obviously only a (lucky?) few will ever get to that upper echelon of power. But whilst some are good at it, others are clearly less so. So what makes for a good CEO and how can you prepare for the challenge? READ MORE on Young Entrepreneur.
Being a founder of a startup is one thing, but elevating that position to one of CEO is another matter entirely - and some say good CEOs are made, not born.
A founder has a vision and a passion for the product or service, can inspire customers, employees and investors to believe in the idea’s potential.
But these skills don’t always make for a great CEO. In small startups, founders often double as CEOs, at least at first.
With the right skills, you may be able to fill both roles, but at some point, you’ll have to figure out if being the founder and the CEO is helping or hurting your company’s growth.
So, how do you know if you can manage both roles?
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