What’s the best way to hire an executive?

Ben Horowitz (Co-Founder & Partner @ Andreessen Horowitz)
How to hire senior executives for your startup | A Founder’s Notebook

Step 1: Know what you want. The very best way to know what you want is to act in the role. Finally, be clear in your own mind about your expectations for this person upon joining your company. What will this person do in the first 30 days? Do you want them to build a large organization right away or hire only one or two people over the next year? Step 2: Run a process that figures out the right match. Write down the strengths you want and the wea… (read more)