<span class='p-name'>Create and leave a legacy</span>

Create and leave a legacy

Management, Values
Create and leave a legacy We all leave a legacy, some positive and others negative. Some people are quickly forgotten and others live on. While their legacy making such an impact as to change people’s lives long. “No legacy is so rich as honesty and integrity.” —William Shakespeare Being a CEO, what kind of legacy do you want to make? As you get more seasoned, you'll have to depend on learning. While you're youthful is an ideal opportunity to create aptitudes in the CEO work. You’ll get to “the top” faster, minimize mistakes, enjoy the trip better. A man who leaves fewer bodies strewn in your path, get into the two-comma crowd sooner, set an example for others. Furthermore, building a legacy you can be proud of when you turn…
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<span class='p-name'>Integrity is the key to a good CEO</span>

Integrity is the key to a good CEO

Management, Values
 Integrity is the key to a good CEO Almost everybody says integrity is "rule number one" in acting like the best CEO. Rather than being a splendid individual, a visionary, or, then again a pioneer. Moreover, Individual integrity is the cost of passage to this position. Believe it or not: How you do your work is more vital than what your work is. How a good CEO practice Integrity? Notwithstanding your job title, the Integrity is for everybody at any level in the association. So individuals "applaud you" in light of your identity not what you are. Most noteworthy, the best CEO has the best "cosmetics". They have the makeup sometimes before they get into the CEO position because that is halfway how they arrived. They practice it, not simply…
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<span class='p-name'>Four Market Types</span>

Four Market Types

Management
Four Market Types Taking steps forward without a roadmap is risky. All startups require designing  a business model and interacting with customers, etc. So, the procedures look similar. However, There are four market types. And whether the entrepreneur knows it or not, every business owner selects one of them for his startup. The type of the market defines the type of the startup and vise versa. So, each type has its own map and is suitable for one startup type. Therefore,  when  an entrepreneur fails to realize the nature of the market map on which he, blindly, build his business, his business fails.  Usually, the entrepreneurs decide about the type of their startup without being aware enough of the suitable market type for their startup. They end up developing a…
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<span class='p-name'>Proper Startup Planning</span>

Proper Startup Planning

Hiring
  Proper Startup Planning 'Proper Startup planning! Definitely, you mean the business plan.', said the reader.  Well, not exactly. The following lines will present a concept that is contrary to the usual concepts that people learn in business schools. When we learn something new and more realistic, we have to make it clear that we owe credit to the person who taught us this.  In our case, he is Steve Blank. The following lines will illustrate a new perspective on business planning. The traditional concept  versus the proper startup planning: We learned at the Faculty of Commerce, and everyone had a concept that the first thing one should do when starting a business is writing a business plan. The more the business plan fits reality, the more business become successful,…
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<span class='p-name'>Interview Questions Startup Needs</span>

Interview Questions Startup Needs

Hiring
Interview Questions Startup Needs This article shows the reader  some questions the entrepreneur can ask the candidate during the job interview. 24 sample interview questions startup needs. They are necessary for each entrepreneur.Adaptability - Interview Questions Startup Needs Generally:You work on a task seriously, then someone asks you to change your priorities and perform the task in another way. How do you deal with this situation?Which of the direct managers you found working with is easier? And with whom do you find working is more difficult? And why?What kind of problems did you encounter when moving from job to job?Fresh graduateMoving from school to university is always a big change. How did you find it?Administration skills/management Generally:What is the most you liked about your previous job? What is less that you liked in…
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<span class='p-name'>Hiring Top Startup Talents</span>

Hiring Top Startup Talents

Hiring
Hiring Top Startup Talents Usually, an entrepreneur has a technical experience in a specific field. He knows more than enough about stuff that makes him a good employee. However, having a startup forces the entrepreneur to go outside his comfort zone, especially when it comes to hiring top startup talents. The entrepreneur is always looking forward to Hiring Startup Talents. Yet, lack of experience and interest in networking with others is an obstacle.First, lack of interest in networking with others. An Entrepreneur worries a lot for several reasons; he can't hire someone he doesn't trust. It is difficult to trust someone he doesn't really know. He can simply ask others to nominate a designer. As a result, he receives the same response; 'I'm not sure, I know a designer, but…
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<span class='p-name'>Paying First Employees</span>

Paying First Employees

Hiring
Paying First Employees Paying First Employees is a critical task. A Startup is not a magnet. Some candidates lose enthusiasm when they recognize that the company is new. So, entrepreneurs are thinking about ways to attract talented people to the company. When they like somebody, they want the company to profit from his experience. But they cannot offer him a big salary to attract him. Consequently, while they don't have a proof that this person will be good for the company, they think that the right way is to offer him equity. This is not the right way of paying first employees. In a previous post, we answered the question of when to hire the first employee? We recommended that an entrepreneur should execute all tasks by himself in the…
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<span class='p-name'>Interviewing Startup Candidates</span>

Interviewing Startup Candidates

Hiring
Interviewing Startup Candidates Interviewing Startup Candidates is a critical task. To select the right candidate for the startup, an entrepreneur needs to have a clear job description for the job this candidate will do. When the job description has clear tasks, the interview becomes effective and productive. But when the entrepreneur doesn't have a detailed and clear job description for the candidate, the interview will produce vague results.Values Vs. ProductivityA lot of  entrepreneurs don't have experience in Human Resources Management. Consequently, the personal judgment of the entrepreneur plays a major role while Interviewing Startup Candidates.  While Interviewing Startup Candidates, the entrepreneur will be whether driven by his own system of  values or critical thinking. Accordingly, we find that the entrepreneur chooses the candidate driven by one of the following motives:An…
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<span class='p-name'>Hiring Your First Employee</span>

Hiring Your First Employee

Hiring
Hiring your first employee must happen at the right time, not early nor late. Some entrepreneurs think that the only thing they need for success is money. They believe that if money is not there, they will fail.  When they don't have money to hire,  they wonder how it is possible to start a company without first hiring some employees. Therefore, when they have money, they take early action at the wrong time. Those actions become mistakes which lead to the failure of the company.  This scenario is very common in the Gulf states. One may admire the spirit of entrepreneurship in the Arabian Gulf.  Entrepreneurs of the Gulf states are fascinating.   However, there are those who make mistakes, but this is normal. Successful entrepreneurs learn from their mistakes .The…
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<span class='p-name'>Steve Job’s Hiring Philosophy</span>

Steve Job’s Hiring Philosophy

Hiring
Steve Job's hiring philosophy isn't unique. Yet, effective. It is not unique because it is a result of a practical experience. A practical reaction to what was happening daily. He got this experience after he tried and failed to hire the right candidate during the startup phase. Steve Jobs figured out that the common hiring rules applied to hiring didn't serve the purpose of Apple. He decided not to stick to the rules and figure out by himself what to do. Based on the results he got, he decided to try something else. He knew the attributes of a good  manager very well. They are not necessarily usable in a manager with a 5-page CV. In most of the scenarios, they are available in a candidate  who had never been a…
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