When building your business, every link added to the chain should be equally as strong as the one before.
History's greatest leaders may have complained from time to time, but they all built legacies around their innate abilities to find and execute solutions to their biggest gripes.
Transparency matters for a company's culture, because it builds trust and stronger relationships among employees, management and the company itself.
True leadership means recognizing the teams behind every visionary instead of getting caught up in trying to be one.
Here are a few tips to help foster a constructive collaboration between the engineering and business teams at your startup, one where they actually support each other in building and promoting fantastic products.
Now that anybody can find out who was trolling the cheater website employers have to decide if an employee two-timing a spouse is cause for termination or if it's wiser to just mind the business.
Whatever your opinion on their policy ideas, you have to respect their tenacity.
Working with distributed teams means doing things a bit differently. You have to put a little more effort into many aspects of work-life, including communication and vetting potential employees.
Motivation and Retention
When trampolines, sleep pods and ping-pong tables don't cut it, look elsewhere to encourage your code gurus.
Neither bullies who play favorites nor cry babies who need to be loved get the results achieved by leaders who are respected and trusted.
Driving innovation in an organization is both art and science, with a whole lot of tenacious execution mixed in.
As customers start rolling in, your company needs leadership and a strategy to stake out the road ahead. In short, it no longer needs a founder; it needs a manager.
When leading a team, you want the kind of trust that encourages individuals to take big risks, aim high when setting goals and enjoy the people they work with.
Communicating effectively and managing people is extremely difficult to learn, let alone apply. It pays to have the right plan.
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