• Matthew Lerner

Your Next Growth Hire - Which Role?

“What roles have you seen that make the biggest impact on growth?”


I get that question a lot.


Most recently, from my old friend Tom, who’s also founder & CEO of a successful startup + an exceptionally strong growth marketer himself.


Here’s my response (shared with permission):

So that’s the answer:

  1. Where’s your “rate limiting step” in your growth right now? And...

  2. What skills are missing to unlock that?

Good luck!

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