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Everyone Quit -- and This CEO Is Better Off Because of It A startup CEO's radical culture shift almost wiped out the company. But now he has the right staff -- and is finally thriving.

By Brett Berk

This story appears in the July 2018 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

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Things were not going well for Chanje. The L.A.-based electric truck startup was rife with drama. Key positions were going unfilled, and the company was struggling to work with engineering partners in Hong Kong. All this forced founder Bryan Hansel, who already had one problematic startup behind him, to face a painful truth.

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"I had a personal coach, and he said, "Every CEO gets the exact company they deserve,' " Hansel recalls.

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