Colin Barry

Feedburner (FD, Monday, Week 11)


I slept through class today. Yes, I was mortified. With that preface...

Progression from consensus-based decision-making to revealed expertise-based decision-making to pre-determined roles.
Especially if there is skillset overlap, establish clear roles in a new venture before growth.

Put a verb in the name of your company => Spyonit, Feedburner

Founding with co-workers (or former co-workers) => so many fewer issues than founding with friends, fellow MBAs, family, etc.
Accurate information on co-founders' level of expertise and motivation, no friend vs. colleague role conflict.