5 Ways Executives can Become Startup Success Stories

first_imgThink executives aren’t cut out for startups roles? Jen Wilfong, VP of marketing at Slingshot SEO, doesn’t believe so. She’s proof that there is hope for executives. In her previous role, Wilfong worked at Caterpillar, a Fortune 50 company. Needless to say, as Wilfong explains, it was quite the transition. But the results have been positive. Here are some tips from Wilfong for executives mulling over a similar change:Don’t think you’re still at a large company. You need to make an immediate impact from your first day. And the startup environment makes that possible.If you’re a leader, act like one. No matter if you’re in a startup or large corporation, there’s always room for leaders.For more on how executives can become startup success stories, read the full article by Wilfong.Related content from OpenView:Before you commit to the idea of working at a startup, read this article that explains what it’s like to work at a startup. What does an ideal startup candidate look like? Watch this video from OpenView to find out.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to PrintPrintShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more