How These Co-Founders Divide Their Powers and Get Things Done

创业投资 2018-03-09

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur
contributors are their own.

When you’re just starting out, it’s important to know what your priorities are and what your job title entails. As equalco-foundersMatthew Michaelson and Calvin Bohn of Smalls
, a company that creates cat food using human-grade ingredients, have a clear division between their roles, and a process in place for organizing and keeping track of each other’s achievements.

Related: 4 Must-Have Qualities of a Reliable Startup Co-Founder

Michaelson and Bohn have a meeting called "Breakfast and Feelings." It’s where the partners can catch up, discuss the business, prioritize and figure out what needs to get done and who needs to do it. On top themeeting, Michaelson and Bohn also use the online tool Trello
to keep track of workflows and meet to discuss progress and getfeedback.

“It’s inevitable that we’re going to have projects or goals that don’t get hit, but the feedback loop -- making sure that we discuss why something didn’t happen -- allows us to get better,” says Michaelson in the video.

Related: 15 Ways to Lead With Effective Communication

To learn more from these co-founders, click play.

您可能感兴趣的

Pedal to the metal: Uber buys an e-bike sharing st... Most famous for its ride-sharing taxi service, Uber has diversified into virtually every automotive-based industry imaginable, from self-drivin...
iflix secures additional $133m funding led by Hear... iflix, a Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service for emerging markets has raised $133 million led by Hearst and new investors Singapore-based ...
宣布把脱贫做使命 BAT中为什么又是阿里巴巴?... 95年的马云,刚刚开始了自己的创业之旅不久,有一天他骑着自行车,看到路上有几个壮汉,似乎要偷井盖,他尝试寻找警察帮忙,时间紧迫之际,瘦弱的他还是硬着头皮喝止了正在“盗窃”的壮汉,事后才发现那是杭州电视台的一次测试,而他是当天唯一一个通过测试的人。这段视频近两年才被曝光,引发热议。 20...
放下狂傲后 立地成佛的Uber你还认识吗?... 4月3日消息,据国外媒体报道,去年8月,达拉·科斯罗萨西(Dara Khosrowshahi)临危受命,接替卡兰尼克成为打车服务公司Uber首席执行官。《纽约客》日前刊发长文指出,科斯罗萨西的当务之急在于在不牺牲Uber成功特质的前提下,将这个丑闻缠身、麻烦不断的创业公司转变为传统意义...
极客公园创始人张鹏:希望帮助AI公司实现阶段性开挂... 极客公园创始人兼总裁张鹏 腾讯科技讯 在8月5日开幕的极客公园奇点创新者峰会上,极客公园创始人兼总裁张鹏发表了开场演讲。 在开幕演讲中,张鹏主要介绍了两方面内容,一是关于极客公园的发展,二是关于本次大会的主要议题。 张鹏说,本次大会的主题是为什么要迭代再造,他希望在这次大会中将自己定位...