This is a real issue. Not everyone is “killing it”
but saying so prevents many smart founders
from seeking help to any number of issues.
Communicate with your team.
• Know the difference between honesty and unnecessary panic.
• Frame the solution and involve your team in the plan.
• Don’t blindside them. Hiding issues only exacerbate them.
Communicate with your investors.
• Be direct. Share challenges promptly.
• Communicate challenges one-on-one.
• Be decisive about the way forward.
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Our industry promotes too much hyperbole. We need more open, honest discussion.