Mar 8, 2023
Ep. 15 - The Work of a Startup CEO with Kyle Racki
Kyle Racki, the co-founder and CEO of Proposify, Kyle helps thousands of businesses remove the bottleneck of proposals and get more visibility into the close.
In true serial entrepreneur form, Kyle also co-host his own podcast, The Racki and Symes Podcast, where he discusses ideas and strategies to push through growth.
Kyle got his start in marketing and design, and ran a digital agency for over five years before selling it and starting Proposify.
Since then he’s amassed a wealth of experience and lessons that he shares with us in this episode.
In episode 15, Kyle lays out the framework of the job of a CEO and some of the important pieces they’re faced with including: creating vision and auditing values, building out the executive team (title politics are real), hiring leadership contextually, having difficult conversations and holding people accountable.
He even offers a tool to conceptualize cash concerns that are big on the mind during periods of recession.
Listen to the full episode to hear more from Kyle!