In the eighth episode of ‘How to Scale’ we discuss the role of the Chair at software companies through the scale-up stage. Host Jens Düing speaks with fellow Senior Partner, Mike Reid, and Frog’s in-house psychologist and Team Development Operating Partner, John Sutherland, who have put together a Chairing Framework, which forms the basis for our discussion.
Put together in collaboration with Frog’s wider network of Chairs, it examines the five key elements a Chair will focus on:
- Strategic time horizon
- Balancing Stakeholder focus
- Governance/ Mentoring approach
- Adaptive/ Intentional style
- Development strategy
You can find more information about Frog’s Chairing Framework by downloading the accompanying scale-up toolkit here.
This is an episode of ‘How to Scale’, the podcast focused on helping purpose-led software companies to successfully Scale-Up hosted by Jens Düing, one of the Senior Partners at Frog Capital.
For more than 10 years we have developed a solid understanding of the common challenges that scale-up companies face. With our group of operating partners, who have learnt from years of experience, we have created the Scale-Up Methodology, which brings together insights and tools to help improve companies’ probability of success of reaching sustainable profitability. Each podcast looks at a different challenge that all companies will face on their way to scale.
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