How a startup's need for an executive evolves



Encountered--
Time: April 3, 2017
Place: Beer at the end of the day
Pointer from: A curiosity from work
Note type: Direct




Here are the four stages:
    1. Initial Growth Stage: shift focus to driving sales
    2. Rapid Growth Stage: shift focus to leading the market
    3. Continuous Growth Stage: shift focus to dominating the industry
    4. Startup Stage: sole focus is developing product
As your company moves through these four stages of growth, and your executives shift what they’re focusing on, the skillsets of those executives also need to shift.