In both football and business, you win when every member of the team is performing in sync.
Quality team members want support and opportunity for personal development -- not just a decent paycheck.
Your company doesn't need to become a corporate version of Lord of the Flies to achieve at the highest levels.
Sailo, a peer-to-peer marketplace for renting boats, has plenty of customers who rent boats to enjoy a sunset sail with a lover, but it also has corporate clients.
Ditch the sweets, the chips and the beers. Help your employees bond instead with potlucks, team sports or charity work.
The founder's primary job is stretching those first funds to afford a team, a prototype and a marketing plan.
Startups are launched with boundless optimism but only succeed through unsentimental realism.
The owner has more to do with the success or failure of the company than any employee ever could. Act accordingly.
Starting a Business
There is no magic formula for building a good business, but there are some common elements.
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Founders are the ones who set the stage, as culture usually mirrors their beliefs. Because of that, it's important to set the values and tone right at the beginning.
These are the basics, but to truly succeed, you need to blaze your own path, like Richard Branson and Mark Cuban did.
Shared goals can be key to a successful project.
You'll want to surround yourself with extraordinary people. Here are some ways to maximize your success.