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Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business | [Matt Blumberg]

Startup CEO: A Field Guide to Scaling Up Your Business

A definitive audiobook for any CEO - first time or otherwise - of a high-growth company. While big company CEOs are usually groomed for the job for years, startup CEOs aren't - and they're often young and relatively inexperienced in business in general.
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A definitive book for any CEO - first time or otherwise - of a high-growth company.

While big company CEOs are usually groomed for the job for years, startup CEOs aren't - and they're often young and relatively inexperienced in business in general.

Author Matt Blumberg, a technology and marketing entrepreneur, knows this all too well. Back in 1999, he started a company called Return Path, which later became the driving force behind the creation of his blog, OnlyOnce - because "you're only a first time CEO once."

Now, more than a decade later, he's written Startup CEO. As the fifth in the StartUp Revolution series, this reliable resource is based on Blumberg's experience as a startup CEO and covers a number of issues he's faced over the dozen years he's been a CEO.

Engaging and informative, this book is essential reading for any, and every, CEO.

©2013 Matt Blumberg (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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    Juan Cali, Colombia 04-16-14
    Juan Cali, Colombia 04-16-14 Member Since 2013

    Passion for learning

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    "Great Content, but very bad narrator"
    What did you love best about Startup CEO?

    The book was totally what I expected. A thorough guide on what means to be a CEO and the different responsibilities and roles during the lifespan of the company.

    After reading this book I think of it as one of those reference book where I would totally go back and listen again the advice on a specific topic.


    Did William Michael Redman do a good job differentiating all the characters? How?

    Honestly I did not like the narration. It was maybe the accent, the tone, the speed or all of them that made every sentence sound like a movie trailer introduction. It was very difficult to listen because of this at normal speed. At 3x that is basically lost so this is how I managed to get over that.


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    Michelle 04-01-14
    Michelle 04-01-14

    I love listening and reading books about mindset, entreprenuership, management, leadership, self improvement, and empowerment.

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    If you could sum up Startup CEO in three words, what would they be?

    Not just startups


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Startup CEO?

    Nothing specific


    Which scene was your favorite?

    Too many to mention


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    Some parts of the book were more relevant to my interest than others but nothing specific moved me.


    Any additional comments?

    Whether you are a startup or long time CEO from multiple companies, if you don't learn something valuable from this book you are lying to yourself.

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