We should never have a black box or waterfall or working-in-a-vacuum mentality. When I ask someone to do something, I’m not asking them to complete a task, I’m asking the to own the task, lead on it, and figure out what needs to be done to integrate what they’re doing into the bigger picture.
Well said joe the hardest part of startup culture is locating people who understand self ownership, self control and self discovery as part of new company culture. Each phase has growth, and appropriate personnel for qualified steps. Identifying this understanding is key to success with personnel within a startup organization.