Startup veteran and longtime COO Stephano
Kim offers the following advice to founders:
8• A COO should (1) assess opportunities and challenges, (2)
gather and unify a team, (3) identify the right processes
and metrics, and (4) mitigate risk and navigate uncertainty.
• So do you need a COO? If you’re struggling to stay focused,
that’s a sign that help is likely needed. A COO is the right
choice (vs. a VP) if what you need is a leadership partner
rather than a functional department head.
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