1. “It’s a significant milestone to shift from spinning all the plates to prioritizing the responsibilities and leadership qualities that will propel your company’s growth.”
Transitioning from founder to CEO can be tough. When is the right time? What does it mean for your role? And how do you do it while still keeping the business strong and growing?
This article from Help Scout shares lessons and strategies from mission-driven founders
who have made this transition, such as the importance of building the right team and making sure to prioritize your mission alongside business goals. 🚀2.
A couple of dates for your calendars: 📅
- October 20-21: “The SOSV Climate Tech Summit is a virtual, global and free event centered on the fast developing startup ecosystem taking on the climate challenge.” (This one starts tomorrow!)
- October 28: Addressing and adapting to that climate change is good business. But what exactly needs to be done, and how much time do we have to do it? Find out in this free webinar from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
ChipCo wants to get to net-zero emissions
, but how can ChipCo do that—and what does net-zero even mean?
This article from The Conversation shares the importance of net-zero and talks us through how a (hypothetical) potato chip company could change its operations to achieve it. 🍟 4. Shell CEO roasted at TED climate conference he was foolishly invited to speak at.
🔥5. “Wherever you are on the spectrum of reciprocity styles, remember that it is a choice: you can practice wise generosity to become a smart giver and create a positive ripple effect around yourself.”
Are you a taker, a giver or a matcher?
Most of us are all three at different times and in different relationships. But we can choose how we engage and what social interaction approach we use with the people in our lives.
In this video, Anne-Laure Le Cunff breaks down the three reciprocity styles
from Adam Grant’s book Give and Take
and discusses ways we can all become smart givers and increase our positive impact on the world. ❤️