One secret to success? Assembling and maintaining a trusted team. Here are a few ways to do just that.
By Liesel Pritzker Simmons, Co-founder and principal, Blue Haven Initiative
In the fast-evolving world of business, there aren't many true secrets to success. But one is certainly building and maintaining a trusted team.
Entrepreneurs, investors and leaders need people they can count on to handle their responsibilities with care and provide honest feedback-- whether it's good news or bad--and help course-correct when things aren't going right.
So how do you build that team? And once that's been done, how do you maintain it? I've been fortunate to work with incredibly talented partners and colleagues in my career. I've learned, too, from the successful startup founders we have backed and advised. Here are my takeaways from them.