What is my role as a leader in a startup?

Marten Mickos / November, 2017


Marten Mickos, CEO, HackerOne explains a leader’s responsibility.

Video Transcript

What is my role as a leader in a startup?

A leader has one responsibility and that is to produce results. That’s why we have leaders in any organization. So you must produce results but you can’t just rush for the results because the results are produced by human beings. You must take care of human beings and make them successful and they’ll bring the results to you and that’s often the difficulty for a young leader, that they don’t understand.

They try to rush for the results too quickly and they break a lot of stuff on that way. So the leader just needs to think about how to make the people reporting to him or her productive and successful and then results will happen.



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