From Start-Up to Grown-Up: Grow Your Leadership to Grow Your Business (Paperback)
WINNER: Independent Press Award 2022 - Business: Entrepreneurship & Small BusinessEvery start-up founder feels overwhelmed and uncertain at various times. The key to managing the relentless turmoil of a start-up is learning to manage yourself. From Start-Up to Grown-Up gives you, the founder and CEO of a great start-up, the knowledge and experience that executive coach Alisa Cohn has gained from helping companies such as Etsy, Foursquare, InVision and The Wirecutter become headline names. Growth of your company begins with growth within you. The book provides you with effective and practical ways of maximizing your strengths, defusing your triggers, controlling your self-doubt and building on your motivators. With these self-management tools, you can then turn your attention to managing your team by ensuring the flow of communication and finding the joy of delegation and the soul in meetings. Finally, you gain practical tools for managing the company and ensuring overall effectiveness of your team and strategy, using specific scripts you need to have delicate or difficult conversations. Filled with stories drawn from the author's experience, From Start-Up to Grown-Up helps you build a company with a set of core values that everybody lives by and where everyone shares a vision of where the company is going and how to get there.
About the Author
Alisa Cohn is an executive coach based in New York City, New York who helps start-up founders mature into world-class CEOs. She has coached the founders of Etsy, Foursquare, Venmo, InVision, Tory Burch, Mack Weldon and The Wirecutter. She has spoken at the IBM Digital Summit, KPMG Leadership Summit, the Inc. Women's Summit and the OpenView CEO Summit. She writes regularly for Harvard Business Review, Forbes.com and Inc.com. She was named the #1 Startup Coach in the world at the 2019 Thinkers50 Marshall Goldsmith Coaching Awards in London and one of the Top 30 Global Gurus for Startups of 2020.