Blog / CXO
Procrastinating Executive Development
Enabling executive development can be the key to retaining executives for the long term and helping them to grow with the company, rather than being out-grown by the company.
Avoid Burnout and Bring Joy to Your Work
Recently, Bolster hosted Charlene Wang of LivingOS.org to share her expertise around avoiding burnout and building a joyful, balanced life.
New Series: When and How to Hire Each CXO
This series is intended for any C-level executive or board member involved with startups.
Why the Startup Sales Function Starts With “Whiteboards”
In most startups, one of the founders is the first salesperson — often out of necessity as much as passion. But as startups scale they add sales reps or maybe some form of a Sales Manager once there are more than a couple of reps.
The Three Roles of a CXO
In the world of startups the term “CXO” refers to all the people who are head of their functional area and members of the executive team, whether that’s finance, sales, marketing, HR, or any other function.
How to Scale Yourself as a CXO
You’re not the first person to be promoted to an executive role for the first time (and of course you’re not the last, either). Every single executive, at any company, had their first executive role at some point.
Giving Difficult Feedback and Making Your Voice Heard
Two common communication challenges that board members face, particularly first-time board members, are making sure their voice is heard and giving difficult feedback
Startup CXO: The Sequel to Startup CEO
My colleagues and I started envisioning a new book as a sequel or companion to Startup CEO that is going to be published on June 9th.
Fractional CXOs (Executives): What They Are and What They Do
You may be wondering, what exactly is a fractional executive? A fractional executive is an up-and-coming type of executive gig role.
What Kind of Gig Economy Executive Are You?
The major societal trend to “gig” has reached the C-Suite. Bolster was started to help organize a talent marketplace out of what is mostly an informal economy today.
The Gig Economy Executive
The gig economy is a labor market where short-term, or freelance, roles are more prevalent than permanent positions.