Should all CEOs be required to have annual leadership training?

SaaStr

Everyone can benefit from leadership training. We just got back from the SaaStr Fund founder retreat and while I was a bit reluctant to do it, we did leadership training. The post Should all CEOs be required to have annual leadership training?

The Secret to Strong Leadership is Self-Care

OpenView Labs

Intense times call for your A-Game leadership. More leadership advice. Leadership Advice in Times of Crisis—from Highspot’s Oliver Sharp and Robert Wahbe. The post The Secret to Strong Leadership is Self-Care appeared first on OpenView

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Authenticity in Leadership

Tom Tunguz

We all recognize great leadership when we see it. But what characterizes great leadership? Or perhaps leadership means having the courage to make the hard, but right decision? Then people will appreciate your leadership.” Joshua Rothman asks What is leadership? in Shut Up and Sit Down , a New Yorker primer on leadership books, advice and research. Each leader has a different leadership style.

Susan Rice on Leadership During Crisis

Andreessen Horowitz

From becoming the youngest assistant secretary of state to her role as US Ambassador to the United Nations, she’s learned what it means to drive forward … The post Susan Rice on Leadership During Crisis appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. You can’t let anyone define you.

Best Practices for Marketing Database Cleanse

Finding a vendor to cleanse and optimize your marketing database can be difficult if you don’t know what to look for. Download the eBook to get the most out of your database cleanse and find an appropriate vendor for your B2B marketing objectives.

The 4 Leadership Practices of Exceptional CEOs

OpenView Labs

What they often forget to think about is the critical component of building their company: their personal leadership. Self-leadership. Invest in self-awareness to build your foundation of leadership. That has helped him fine-tune his leadership at work.

PODCAST 113: Secrets to Great Leadership During a Pandemic and Beyond with Barrett Boston

Sales Hacker

Of course, we’re talking about what’s going on during the pandemic, but also just about his leadership skills and his experience. It’s a discussion among the whole senior leadership team, for sure.

10 leadership ideas to implement this week for your business (Video)

Totango

Here are 10 leadership best practices that I’ve implemented at Totango and wanted to share with you as well. Daily leadership standups. COVID 19 has forced businesses to quickly adapt and explore new ways of working.

Introducing the Cultural Leadership Fund Non-Profit Partners

Andreessen Horowitz

You hear people say that a lot, … The post Introducing the Cultural Leadership Fund Non-Profit Partners appeared first on Andreessen Horowitz. “If me and Future hadn’t made it with this rappin’ We’d prolly be out in Silicon tryna get our billions on”. Drake, 6pm in New York. I am not supposed to be here. CLF announcements

Design leadership as a subversive activity

Inside Intercom

The essence of design leadership is the inverse of what I had assumed. I eventually came to realize that the essence of design leadership is the inverse of what I had assumed. What does this have to do with design leadership? Design leadership as a subversive activity.

The Mindset of An Investor Today with Ben Narasin

Speaker: Peter Cowen, Managing Director, Sutton Capital Partners & Ben Narasin, Venture Partner, NEA

Join Peter Cowen, Managing Director at Sutton Capital Partners, and Ben Narasin, Venture Partner at NEA, as they look at the trends and perspectives on investing in today’s climate.

Leadership Advice in Times of Crisis—from Highspot’s Oliver Sharp and Robert Wahbe

OpenView Labs

As a board member at the company, I’ve been impressed with their leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic, and I wanted to understand how their experience from prior crises has guided their response to today’s challenges. Unprecedented. Yep, there’s the official word of 2020.

PODCAST 107: Origin Stories and the Core Principles of Sales Leadership with Lori Richardson

Sales Hacker

Loris is passionate about pursuing, advocating, and furthering the cause of female sales leadership and helping women advance through their careers. The essential elements of great sales leadership [10:45]. The essential elements of great sales leadership [10:45].

5 Ways Leadership Can Support Diversity and Inclusion—Advice from HubSpot’s Chief People Officer

OpenView Labs

” Here are five ways leadership can get more involved in supporting diversity and inclusion: 1. Educate and empower your leadership team. I highly recommend engaging your leadership team in this education early and often.

Summer Slump Series: Resources to Thrive in HR & Leadership

OpenView Labs

The post Summer Slump Series: Resources to Thrive in HR & Leadership appeared first on OpenView Editor’s Note: This the final article of our 5-part series to assist you in hitting your goals during the slow summer months.

The Mindset of An Investor Today - Arlan Hamilton

Join Peter Cowen, Managing Director at Sutton Capital Partners, and top VCs as they look at the trends and perspectives on investing in today’s climate.

Sales Leadership: 4 Keys to Successfully Promote a Rep to Sales Manager

Sales Hacker

The post Sales Leadership: 4 Keys to Successfully Promote a Rep to Sales Manager appeared first on Sales Hacker. Sales is the most important function with any company, and the sales manager plays a critical role within it.

The Top 5 Leadership Qualities a First-Time Founder Should Practice

Groove HQ

The post The Top 5 Leadership Qualities a First-Time Founder Should Practice appeared first on Groove Blog. Starting a business is hard.

Giving Tuesday Thought Leadership Summit Spring 2018

wepay

The #GivingTuesday organization and WePay recently held a Thought Leadership Summit in San Francisco. The post Giving Tuesday Thought Leadership Summit Spring 2018 appeared first on WePay Blog.

Reddit’s Nick Caldwell on engineering leadership

Inside Intercom

He had to quickly determine which team members displayed a potential for leadership and teach them the fundamentals of management so they could make new hires and scale – without ruining the culture. I hosted Nick on the podcast, where we discussed the differences between management and leadership, fostering diversity in tech, and more. Here are five quick takeaways: Management and leadership aren’t one and the same. Podcast Startups engineering teams leadership management

The Mindset of An Investor Today with Mark Mullen

Speaker: Peter Cowen, Managing Director, Sutton Capital Partners & Mark Mullen, Co-Founder, Bonfire Ventures

Join Peter Cowen, Managing Director at Sutton Capital Partners, and Mark Mullen, Co-Founder of Bonfire Ventures, as they look at the trends and perspectives on investing in today’s climate.

PODCAST 75: 3-Layer Approach to Stage-Appropriate Leadership w/ Jason Holmes

Sales Hacker

Jason specializes in executive sales leadership with CRM, SaaS, and other tech companies. Jason’s 3-layer approach to stage-appropriate leadership [22:44]. Jason’s 3-layer approach to stage-appropriate leadership.

PODCAST 47: Key Qualities of great Sales Leadership w/ Dan Fougere

Sales Hacker

Dan talks about the key qualities of great sales leadership and how to be an effective executive in addition to being a great sales leader. Building a Repeatable Leadership System [19:04]. Building a Repeatable Leadership System.

PODCAST 79: Transitioning to New opportunities – Healthy approach to Leadership w/ Bryan Caplin

Sales Hacker

The Healthy Approach to New Leadership (09:12). The Healthy Approach to New Leadership. The post PODCAST 79: Transitioning to New opportunities – Healthy approach to Leadership w/ Bryan Caplin appeared first on Sales Hacker.

Leadership Tips, Team Culture, Choosing First Investor, and more – Mattermark Daily

Mattermark

The post Leadership Tips, Team Culture, Choosing First Investor, and more – Mattermark Daily appeared first on Mattermark. Mattermark Standard is now $49 per month.

The Mindset of An Investor Today with Tim Draper

Speaker: Peter Cowen, Managing Director, Sutton Capital Partners & Tim Draper, Founder, Draper Associates

Join Peter Cowen, Managing Director at Sutton Capital Partners, and Tim Draper, Founder of Draper Associates, as they look at the trends and perspectives on investing in today’s climate.

Writers: This Thought Leadership Platform Helps Me Pull In An Extra 60,000 Views Per Month

The Marketing & Growth Hacking Publication

It’s probably not what you’re thinking. Continue reading on Marketing And Growth Hacking ». mark-growth content-marketing business marketing writing

10 Things I Wish My Board and VCs Had Told Me

SaaStr

Blog Posts Career Growth & Advice Company Stage Growth Leadership Resource Type Role / Function TopicsThey say CEO is a lonely job, and I guess in some ways true, but in many ways it’s quite the opposite.

4 Signs You Might Have a “Bad” CTO — Or At Least, One That Isn’t Going to Make It

SaaStr

Blog Posts Early Human Resources Leadership Product Q&AQ: What makes a bad CTO? While there is no legal definition for CTO ??

How Common Is It For Founders To Get Some Liquidity in A Venture Round?

SaaStr

Blog Posts Company Stage Fundraising Leadership Q&A Resource Type Role / Function TopicsThese days, if you raise money at a >=$80m-100m valuation, and are oversubscribed, most bigger Silicon Valley VC firms will offer to provide some founder liquidity.

Driving Discovery and Experimentation in your Organization

Speaker: Teresa Torres, Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk, David Bland, Founder and CEO, Precoil, and Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product LLC

If you want to build what matters, you can't move forward blindly. But to make progress, you can't let things slow to a crawl while you focus resources on gathering data. This is where continuous discovery and experimentation come in. Join Teresa Torres (Product Discovery Coach, Product Talk), David Bland (Founder, Precoil), and Hope Gurion (Product Coach and Advisor, Fearless Product) in a panel discussion as they cover how - and why - to build a culture of discovery and experimentation in your organization.

I Think My Boss is Going to Hire a VP Above Me. What Should I Do?

SaaStr

Blog Posts Growth Leadership Q&AQ: I’m Head of Product and I think our CEO is actively recruiting a VP of Product. What should I do? Go talk to your CEO. It’s totally fine to do that. You just … don’t know.

16 Rookie Errors Founders Make Pitching to VCs ? And Passing the ?20 Minute? Test

SaaStr

Blog Posts Company Stage Early Fundraising Leadership Resource Type Role / Function TopicsGiven that so many VC pitches are over Zoom now, I thought it would be worth re-freshing this classic SaaStr post on things it’s easy to get wrong when pitching investors.

Never Quit If

SaaStr

Blog Posts Career Growth & Advice Company Stage Leadership Resource Type Role / Function TopicsNever Quit If … 1. Never Quit If … You Have 10 Unaffiliated, Happy Paying Customers. And Aren’t Completely Out of Money.

Three Emerging Technologies Poised to Reshape Accounting and Financial Management

Sage Intacct

Software/SaaS Thought leadership AI/ML Technology Innovation SWTL

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"

If You Have to Cut — 5 Thoughts On Where

SaaStr

Blog Posts Hiring Human Resources LeadershipQ: Based on what is going on in the world right now (coronavirus), is this the right time to ask businesses to outsource? Should I keep my cold calling team? What will be the best marketing strategy?

SaaStr Podcast #350 with Contentstack Founder & CEO Neha Sampat

SaaStr

So when I’m looking for candidates, not just for the leadership team, but across the board, we’re looking for people that have that curiosity, that like to learn with their colleagues, that are comfortable being challenged and that have this commitment to teamwork.

Before You Hire That Awesome SaaS Veteran — Just Make Sure They Are Willing To Do The Work

SaaStr

Blog Posts Growth LeadershipOne of the biggest changes since we started SaaStr is the massive number of SaaS veterans out there.

7 Things as CEO You Can Do Now to Help The Team

SaaStr

Blog Posts Company Culture LeadershipIf you are feeling a bit overwhelmed as CEO, remember it’s even harder on the team. I’m no expert here (at all) but a few ideas on what can help: 1. Share your cash runway and quantitatively why the company is OK, and going to be OK.

The Mindset of An Investor Today with Minnie Ingersoll

Join Peter Cowen, Managing Director at Sutton Capital Partners, and Minnie Ingersoll, Partner at TenOneTen, as they look at the trends and perspectives of active investors in today’s climate.