The 1 Type of Person All Startups Should Hire

“There’s one type of person that I’ve found to be absolutely necessary in the first 100 hires, and very helpful at any stage. I call them renaissance people.”

What defines a renaissance person? In any area of an organization, there are typically three things required of team members to have a meaningful impact:

  • Make sound decisions.
  • Build systems or processes to facilitate execution.
  • Do the work.

Most people are skilled in only one of these areas. Renaissance people, in contrast, have the superpower of being able to do each of these things equally well to drive a company forward. Here’s why this matters, and how renaissance people are ideal for startups.

Source: The 1 Type of Person All Startups Should Hire | Inc.com