Your Startup Doesn’t Need A COO

“I’d like to be Chief Operating Officer,” Randy (not his real name) said to me.

We had already agreed on Randy’s ownership in the company and his salary, so all that was left was the title. Randy had over 30 years experience, and he was a true heavyweight.

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“I think that makes sense,” I said.

Giving Randy the COO title was one of the worst…

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