There’s no guidebook for CEOs. Succeeding as the head honcho requires the ability to set clear priorities and take bold action. To evaluate chief executives, Andreessen Horowitz—a venture capital firm in California’s Silicon Valley—asks three questions.
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Seth Bannon is a connected kind of guy, and it shocked him that the technology used to organize people and raise money is so awful. So, following a now-familiar path, Bannon dropped out of Harvard to start Amicus, a company to overhaul tech tools for nonprofits.
It’s only normal when you have a priority project that needs to be done right the first time that you turn to one of your top-notch employees. But when you start handing your top talent tight-deadline, high-priority projects day after day, you’re no longer offering them a challenge. You’ve crossed the line into “dumping” territory.
We reported last year that 39% of HR managers think their organization’s employees are most productive on Tuesdays. How can you get workers up to speed the other four days of the workweek? Pass along these tips.