The 4 Duties a CEO Should Never Delegate

first_imgDuring a startup’s infancy, a CEO can reasonably be expected to undertake tasks that, further down the road, other team members will likely handle. But what about the duties that a CEO must perform indefinitely? VC and CEO Mark Peter Davis believes that a CEO should never relinquish command of four core business functions. for example:Firstly, a CEO should always be strategically positioning the business. It’s about controlling the strategic alignment, according to Davis. The intent of this practice is to keep the operation running smoothly by steering it from a top-down perspective.Fundraising is also another key business function that a CEO must own. A CEO should always be the go-to person for funding issues.Does this mean that a CEO should never perform any tasks that fall outside of their main responsibilities? Of course not, but you will eventually need someone to guide the business and handle major funding issues.For more on the duties a CEO shouldn’t delegate away, read the full article by Davis.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to PrintPrintShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThislast_img

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