Going from "maker" to "manager" has been an interesting transition for me. I struggle regularly with what exactly it is that I even do. This looks at that common transition and covers a lot of the things a typical founder does after they've started building their team.
From Mark Suster, "I’ve heard many investors and some executives repeat the mantra, “Never offer exclusive deals,” and since this blanket statement is generally bad advice I thought I’d offer the less conventional but I believe more practical version of why exclusive deals can actually be a huge bonus for a startup and why I actively encourage them."
Some great tips on building a useful support area. A well organized support area can go a really long way to reducing support load.
Brandon Redlinger does an amazingly thorough job of covering various pricing strategy and tips for making more money simply by adjusting numbers.
Carly Guthrie shares what she’s learned about why people quit, and what startups can do after an employee’s first day to make sure they stay happy, engaged in their work, and committed to your company (and to deleting every email they are most certainly receiving from recruiters).