The informed “Yes!” Or, how to not automatically say yes to everything (a skill I’m still learning)

One thing I love about working with Support Driven is executing on ideas: developing processes, setting deadlines, documenting as much as I can along the way, and getting cool things done for the community. An equally exciting, and much more difficult part of the job is sorting through the bajillions of great ideas we want … Continue reading The informed “Yes!” Or, how to not automatically say yes to everything (a skill I’m still learning)

Starting from scratch with company culture: discovering core values

When I read the job description for the Director of Operations role at Support Driven, there were a couple of pieces that jumped out at me and made me think, I want this job: We don't focus on growing the number of users, we focus on growing the value of what we do for the … Continue reading Starting from scratch with company culture: discovering core values

Resources for Director of Operations or COO roles

In my first week of joining Support Driven full-time to head up operations, I sent feelers out to a couple of folks in COO and Director of Operations roles and asked, "What resources do you recommend for directing the operations of a small startup? Do you blog about your experience? I'm not finding a whole … Continue reading Resources for Director of Operations or COO roles