Measuring Your Success as a CEO

Suggested Readings

Founders School || Startup CEO || Measuring Your Success as a CEO || Impact Guide (PDF).

Denning, Steve. “How To Be Happy At Work: Albemarle’s CEO Confirms Purpose Is Key.” Forbes, 10 June 2014.

Hall, John. “7 Metrics For Successful Leaders — How Do You Measure Up?” Forbes, 12 July 2015.

The Happiness Equation: How to Design a More Fulfilling Life” The Growth Show. Podcast. Minutes 8:17-10:18 and 14:19-18:23.

Wilson, Fred. “Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears the Crown.” Blog post. AVC, 7 December 2015.

Suster, Mark. “Should the Founder be the CEO of a Startup Until the End?” Blog Post. Both Sides of the Table, 25 June 2015.

Skok, David “Cash is King: 8 tips to Optimize Fundraising Strategy” For Entrepreneurs, 2010.

The Art and Science of Measuring CEO Performance.” Podcast. Knowledge @ Wharton. University of Pennsylvania – Wharton School, 22 August 2007.

Dutia, Suren. “Startup Evolution: How and When to Transition from Founder-CEO to New Leadership.” White Paper. Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, 11 November 2015.

Blumberg, Matt and Hanny Hindi. “Chapter Forty-Seven: Taking Stock.” Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling up Your Business. Wiley, 2013. 349-354. Print.

Questions for You

Am I learning and growing?

Am I having fun?

Is this job sufficient financial rewards?

Am I having an impact?

Am I the right person (and the best person) to continue leading this venture today or into the next stage of growth?