Roles and responsibilities

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Leading with fear: these leadership mistakes will break your startup

Leading with fear: these leadership mistakes will break your startup

We’ll discuss some critical, non-technical challenges in leadership, including the impacts of ego and lack of self-awareness, and learn strategies to create a positive and productive work environment. Fear-driven leadership will break most startups.

Five documents every startup should have

Five documents every startup should have

Documentation is vital in remote organizations. Companies with little documentation often struggle to get started. With this pragmatic advice however you can get the ball rolling. These are five documents every startup should have, and you can get started with them today. 

The secret sauce to high-performing teams: leadership, trust, and autonomy

The secret sauce to high-performing teams: leadership, trust, and autonomy

Empowering teams in modern workspaces means shifting from traditional management to a trust-based, autonomous culture. This approach enhances performance, especially remotely, by emphasizing purpose before results and fostering open communication and accountability.

CTO Soundboard: our new leadership mentoring service for SaaS CTOs and tech leaders

CTO Soundboard: our new leadership mentoring service for SaaS CTOs and tech leaders

We often see competent technical leaders struggling to balance responsibilities in growing software teams. To help them, we now offer coaching and mentoring for SaaS CTOs with our new CTO Soundboard service.

Pulse Episode 14: From CEO to CTO and a horror story with Arnout Van de Meulebroucke

Pulse Episode 14: From CEO to CTO and a horror story with Arnout Van de Meulebroucke

Andreas interviews Arnout Van de Meulebroucke, CTO and founder of Phished. Phished automates cybersecurity training beyond phishing simulations with a 98.9% customer satisfaction rate. In the podcast, Arnout discusses his transition from CEO to CTO and shares a gripping company story.

CTO as a Service (CaaS) in SaaS — Is it useful for your startup?

CTO as a Service (CaaS) in SaaS — Is it useful for your startup?

CTO as a Service, or CaaS, offers startups the expertise of a Chief Technology Officer without the need for a full-time executive. An experienced Fractional CTO will work part-time for your startup, and this is why you could benefit of having one.

Why you can't have it all — a reality check for hiring

Why you can't have it all — a reality check for hiring

Don't compromise quality when hiring developers. Explore alternate hiring strategies like freelance and part-time arrangements, consider remote work, and focus on core competencies. Remember, 'perfect' candidates might not exist, but the right one does.

Supercharge your Startup with Staff Engineers

Supercharge your Startup with Staff Engineers

Staff engineers, senior technical leaders, guide and balance SaaS teams, possessing deep expertise. They excel as mentors, advocating for the team, providing feedback, and bridging business and technical goals. This guide explains if your business needs staff engineers and what they do.

How a CTO builds a team

How a CTO builds a team

There are many factors involved in building a thriving team. This is what a CTO must consider when hiring expert teams to build software.

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