Why You Need Two Chiefs in the Executive Office

Man standingA CEO frequently finds themselves wishing (and needing) to clone themselves as a company grows. This First Round Review article offers a fresh solution many startups are instituting to help CEOs be the best they can be – hire a Chief of Staff.

Key Takeaways:

  • Chief of Staff (CoS) positions are becoming popular in the startup world as day-to-day activities for a CEO can be better covered while also grooming an employee for an executive role.
  • Elements of CoS role, including those high-level and broader responsibilities of the position.
  • When to hire a CoS and how the position should rotate to optimize success.
  • How to scope the role, manage a CoS and plan for transition.
  • Read the First Round Review article.