Our firm is often hired to “rescue” projects that have failed, or are failing due to a variety of reasons. Projects, especially software projects, fail because of poorly managed talent, or worse poor talent. We aren’t perfect and we’ve made some of these mistakes ourselves.
Nowadays, when we have conversations with startup CEOs who are looking for their “technical co-founder,” there are several “red flags” which we like to point out to them. Here are some which you should look out for.