Management Structure Review For Online Founding Teams, 1 CEO vs Multiple Department Heads?

Michael MicheliniEcommerce Series, Podcast0 Comments


What is the right way to structure a team working remotely – all as partners? With five equity partners in five different countries, Roland and Mike discuss the challenges and benefits for how things have been going for almost the past year with the company setup. But there are some opposing viewpoints on how it should continue, and the team is internally discussing that. Listen in as we keep it as genuine as possible, as soon as it is coming out. We are still talking internally and would love to hear your input.

Topics Covered in this Episode

  • Checking in

    Roland heading to Italy; Mike in Malaysia

  • Moka Pot is Selling

    The moka pot has been growing in sales, ranking 40 in Amazon for moka pot, still a ways to go but step by step.

  • Current format of the business

    How our company is structured with the partners now

  • Challenges Working with Online Founding Teams

    What we feel have been the challenges of the team, arranging calls, and more

  • 1 CEO Boss or Multiple Department Heads?

    We discuss what is a better arrangement 1 person in charge of everything and knowing everything, or independently run departments by different founders independent of other departments? We discuss.

  • Circle Back About Our Situation

    Yes, the team has some different opinions about this topic but we are still operating fine. Everyone is staying professional and we are keeping this a business conversation.

  • Pressure is Coming for Christmas Order

    The team is really feeling pressure to sell this stock so that we can make another order before the Christmas holiday rush.

  • Sales Check-in

    Roland tells us how daily and monthly sales are for the Amazon FBA business

People / Companies / Resources Mentioned in this Episode

Moka pot on Amazon
√ Landing Cube (review here)

Episode Length 30:38

So there you go – we are keeping it as real as we can here at the Ecommerce Gladiator Series of Global From Asia podcast. Like Roland says on the show – many podcasts and blogs only talk about the good – we are keeping things raw here.

Will keep you posted what the founders decide and hope you have some ideas to share too, take care!

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