A VC: The Management Team - Guest Post From Joel Spolsky

Management

Very few company founders start out with management experience, so they tend to make it up as they go along. Sometimes they try to reinvent management from first principles. More often than not, they manage their startups the way that they’ve seen management work on TV and in movies. I’ll bet more entrepreneurs model their behavior on Captain Picard from Star Trek than any nonfiction human.

Now, a bunch of them will model themselves after Steve Jobs - and fail.