How to Build a Dream Team for Your Startup

Who Should Be on Your Team?

The Dreamer

The Visionary

The Doer

The Innovator

The Taskmaster

The Connector

How to Hire?

#1. Identify Positions

#2. Decide on the Employment Type

#3. Find Candidates

  • They have experience in areas that other team members do not.
  • They can be vouched for by people you know and trust.
  • They are able to start at a limited salary or for a stake in the startup.
  • They are fans of your product.

#4. Prepare for the Hiring Process

  • Prepare in advance
  • Come up with the questions in the desired categories, like fact-finding, creative thinking, problem-solving, behavioral, etc.
  • Create a plan
  • Pay attention to nonverbal clues

#5. Think through the Post-Hire

What Should You Do After Hiring?

#1. Share the Mission

#2. Be Flexible

#3. Grow together

#4. Share the stocks

#5. Make Retreats

#6. Give a Fair Salary

#7. Be Positive

Conclusion

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