The Perfect Start-Up Team

wealthymattersThe elusive perfect start-up, that is something I have been trying to discover for more than 30 years and more than 100 start-ups! I have not learned the answer, but here is what I have learned:

The perfect start-up needs a complementary team:

It needs a passionate and driven visionary who is the product person.

It needs a capable execution skill that can deliver the product or service against that vision.

It needs people skill to make sure that the best people are recruited and retained and that conflict in the company is resolved.

It needs administrative skill to make sure that as the company grows the wheels stay on (this skill can come a bit later – it’s not needed on day1)

These skills do not need to be present in 4 distinct people, but most often it takes at least 2, and usually 3 or 4 to lead these areas. Read more of this post

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