Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Building the team behind the entrepreneur—How startups can build better teams

165 views

Published on

At the Social Capital Markets #SOCAP18 conference, we shared best practices in building a culture, recruiting pipeline, and talent development strategy for startups to help them build the teams that can actually scale and change the world.

Published in: Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Building the team behind the entrepreneur—How startups can build better teams

  1. 1. Building the Team Behind the Entrepreneur
  2. 2. Your Panelists Mark Horoszowski CEO MovingWorlds.org mark@movingworlds.org Kate Cochran CEO Upaya Social Ventures kcochran@upayasv.org Maria Lynne Dayton Impact Fellow Singularity University Maria@transterramedia.com Krishna Sridhar Murthy Founder & CEO Sattva Consulting krishna@sattva.co.in
  3. 3. Building the Team Behind the Entrepreneur Alongside
  4. 4. Agenda 1. Why This Is Important 2. Building the Team Alongside the Entrepreneur » #1: Building a culture, and recruiting for it » #2: Building a team to be scale ready with systems and processes » #3: Inclusive coaching and team development 3. Q&A
  5. 5. Who are you?
  6. 6. Think about a time when you had a transformational growth experience?
  7. 7. Think about a time when you improved your ability to do your job?
  8. 8. Why This Is Important
  9. 9. Pillar #1 - Building a culture, and recruiting for it
  10. 10. Pillar #2 - Building a team to be scale ready with systems and processes
  11. 11. Do you understand your talent needs & your talent market? Think about: - Organization Structure - Skills Required (Generalists & Specialists) - Proven Experience or Potential - Compensation Philosophy - Titles Build the organization for flexibility and agility — growing organizations are always changing.
  12. 12. Pillar #3 - Inclusive coaching and team development
  13. 13. Experience building diverse teams in 123 countries
  14. 14. Why do we need diverse and happy teams? ● Increases in productivity & efficiency ● Office morale ● Legal liability ● Aligned Values = DON’T BE A HYPOCRITE
  15. 15. BUT WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOUR SOCIAL VENTURE TURNS INTO SOMETHING YOU DON’T RECOGNIZE?
  16. 16. There is a difference between having good intentions and being “intentional”
  17. 17. RACE, GENDER, & CLASS MATTER!! - DON’T BE IN DENIAL
  18. 18. LESSONS LEARNED + LEADERSHIP MUST LEAD + CULTIVATE THE UNCOMFORTABLE + CREATE ROOM FOR FAILURE + REINFORCE VALUES OFTEN + INTERVENE QUICKLY + BE OBSERVANT + PREP FOR TRAVEL
  19. 19. CONT…. + CULTIVATE EMPATHY (non-violent comms, mirroring dialogues, Myers Briggs) + REGULAR TEAM BUILDING + ESTABLISH & TRANSPARENTLY TRACK MUTUALLY AGREED UPON EXPECTATIONS + DATA IS YOUR FRIEND (CRM, dashboards etc)
  20. 20. We must do more than invest in ideas, products, and businesses… investments in humans are investments in a sustainable planet free from inequalities and injustices.
  21. 21. Village Capital Talent Playbook for Startup CEOs Follow-up Resources You Are What You Measure Talent Diagnostic Skills Gap Assessment Flow Chart Self Assessment Coach with the GROW model Set goals with OKRs Raise awareness about unconscious bias ASSESSMENTS & TEAM BUILDING + Imperative Purpose Assessment + RW3 Cross Cultural Compass + Watch out for Myers Briggs + DISC profiles ACCELERATORS + Impact Space Accelerator Selection Tool + GALI list of accelerators MUST READ/LISTEN + Radical Candor podcast + Books by BaseCamp (Rework & Work Doesn’t Have to be Crazy) + First Round Review + 3 Questions for Effective Feedback
  22. 22. Take Action 1. Find skills and know-how to build the capacity of your team with MovingWorlds. 2. Follow the talent-building best practices of Upaya Social Ventures 3. Learn how Sattva Consulting helps startups effectively scale their growth AND Impact
  23. 23. Q&A
  24. 24. Entrepreneurs must prioritize team building and professional development Impact Investors & Accelerators must analyze talent development strategies and ask for talent development metrics Funds should entrust capital into organizations that prioritize human capital development alongside financial & impact metrics
  25. 25. THANK YOU!!!
  26. 26. Building the Team Behind the Entrepreneur Mark Horoszowski CEO MovingWorlds.org mark@movingworlds.org @Experteering Kate Cochran CEO Upaya Social Ventures kcochran@upayasv.org Maria Lynne Dayton Impact Fellow Singularity University Maria@transterramedia.com Krishna Sridhar Murthy Founder & CEO Sattva Consulting krishna@sattva.co.in

×