The other day, I was meeting with the CEO at a company I advise. Our goal for the meeting was to review his executive team to identify potential gaps.
The CEO pulled up the list of his C-level executives and started walking me through it. I stopped him abruptly.
Yesterday, one of my portfolio companies died.
They haven’t formally dissolved the company yet, but that step is merely a formality. The other events foreshadowing company death are firmly in motion: employees are actively interviewing (many had offers within a week…
I got this email recently from a CEO:
“Hey Gokul, I want to start a biweekly newsletter to the entire co. I read your blog post on all hands. Was super helpful. Do you have any guidance or examples on how to best structure a regular written update?”