Company founders who are serious about success need strong department-managers to help them mould their ideas into a solid organisation. Is that a role you can see yourself fulfilling? asks Jeffery Bussgang, writing for Harvard Business Review.
An expert in entrepreneurial management and a serial venture capitalist, Bussgang knows the pitfalls and the potential rewards. He has drawn on his extensive experience to identify key characteristics and skills you need to thrive in a startup executive role.
Here are some questions to ask yourself before you take the plunge into this a richly rewarding world: