Creating Your Personal Operating System

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One of the trickiest things to do as a founder and CEO is manage yourself, your time and your agenda. Keeping yourself tightly managed is how you maintain a personal operating system.

Suggested Readings

Founders School || Startup CEO || Creating Your Personal Operating System || Impact Guide (PDF).

Blumberg, Matt and Hanny Hindi. “Chapter Forty: Creating a Personal Operating System.” Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling up Your Business. Wiley, 2013. 303-310. Print.

Mathews, Joe. “How to Manage Time With 10 Tips That Work.” Entrepreneur.

Trenchard, Bill. “70% of Time Could Be Used Better - How the Best CEOs Get the Most Out of Every Day.” Blog post. Management. First Round Review.

NYC CEO Program Management Forum: Managing for Innovation Course” NYC Center for Economic Opportunity. Personal Management, 17 May 2013.

McGregor, Jena. “How 10 CEOs Work Smarter, Manage Better and Get Things Done Faster.” Article. The Washington Post, 2 January 2015.

Building the Right Team for Growth” - Scaling Your Company with Scale Venture Partners Rory O’Driscoll and Kate Mitchell

Blanding, Michael. “What CEOs Do, and How They Can Do It Better.” Harvard Business School: Working Knowledge. Article. April 25, 2011.

Blumberg, Matt and Hanny Hindi. “Chapter Forty-One: Working with an Executive Assistant.” Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling up Your Business. Wiley, 2013. 311-316. Print.

Questions for You

How do I manage my schedule and agenda? If I use multiple tools, can I simplify them?

What kind of assistance could I use as a CEO? (Examples include an executive coach, peer group advisors or mentors.)

How could these external resources help me balance the pressures I feel as a CEO?

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