Perspectives from a VC, a Founder and an Entrepreneur.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
The Top 13 key attributes of a startup CEO
If you are a founding CEO or was brought in to lead a startup as CEO beyond the Founder's vision, below are the top 13 attributes you need to have (courtesy fellow LA VC Mark Suster): 1. Tenacity 2. Street Smarts 3. Ability to Adjust 4. Resiliency 5. Inspiration 6. Hard working / disciplined 7. Ability to embrace & tolerated uncertainty / risk 8. Attention to detail 9. Competitiveness 10. Decisiveness 11. Domain knowledge (or ability to go really deep and learn it) 12. Integrity 13. Passion for what are you doing