Can you go away for a week? A month? As your firm grows beyond 50 employees the CEO spends less time dealing with day to day situations and more time planning for the future.
That means you need systems and managers in place to deal with the ongoing operations and keep them up to the standards that have got your company where it is. In other words, the wisdom and experience that you’ve developed can’t just live in people’s heads. It has to be transferred throughout the company.
The way to do that is by having standardized processes for routine tasks. This must be done in a way that doesn’t burden people with needless bureaucracy. You should also allow for new ideas to arise and be incorporated into the systems quickly.
But what about your job? As CEO you’ll now have time to focus on the more strategic aspects of growing the company.
Programs I have that help with this include:
Call me. 203-775-6676. I’m on eastern time. Or shoot me an email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Let me know what questions you have and we’ll see if it makes sense for us to work together.