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Hey Growth CEO, “Amazon Your Own Nut Bag”!

What kind of growth CEO leader are you today AND tomorrow? Determining your leadership style is one of the most difficult aspects to manage. This issue is exacerbated as your company grows as your leadership style morphs with the changing needs of your company and your companies support network. As an example, you usually start with a high-touch persona when your staff is 5-15 people.  Everyone knows each other and you know much about each employee. Not so much when you are managing a 200+ staff. One of the risks as you redefine how you lead is that you allow some negative indulgences to creep into your leadership personality. When do you know that you – as a growth CEO leader – have jumped the shark? Leadership is a fickle beast that has many variables including: your personality the type of company whether you have co-founders or are a single founder investors and a board of directors the stage of your company the industry that you operate in the local “norms”. One story I heard recently, really captures how far your leadership style can drift. In this company, they always had mixed nuts (as well as water, coffee, snack bars,

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