Don’t Hire Startup Expertise, Hire Startup Experience

You want the mechanic, not the visionary

Joe Procopio
Jul 30 · 7 min read
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Defining the difference between expertise and experience

Ignore the visionary, hire the mechanic

Ignore what they say, pay attention to what they do

Ignore industry expertise, listen to builder expertise

Ignore passion for the idea, listen to passion for the details

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