In this article from Sequoia Capital, Blair Shane discusses the growing need for management within a startup and the lack of basic training for employees who inherit this responsibility.
She shares a series of insights that she feels are essential to her on topics such as recruiting, onboarding, and the day-to-day activities of any manager in a growing company.
Enabling people to be successful is the most significant thing you can do for any company. If managing people has become part of your job then it is the most important part.Yet no one teaches this. Companies throw people into management positions with no preparation or playbook. Most merely improvise. You need more.