I don’t know Alison as well as the HubSpotters but I met with her a couple of times and admired her pride in getting stuff done. She spoke a bit on how Brian had mentored her and I think she said “he gave me stuff to do and I asked for more”. Her suggestion was if you have a member of your team who is willing to take things on just give it to them…
The “Elworthy Plan” was more like corralling rabid lions during mating season in a UFC cage match ring than “herding cats”.
AE is a great example of someone who has been successful because she took on the work noone else wanted and that very few could have accomplished successfully.
Great article, Katie.