culture

Ben Horowitz in his book “What you do who you are” about Slack’s culture. Smart Humble Hardworking Collaborative Slack’s founder says every Slack employee should have these virtues.  It got me thinking about how most startups are paying 100X salary and taking bullshit from A performers. The toxic culture at many big billion companies is […]

Culture

I keep hearing from my founder friends about many aspects of startups. Sometimes the conversation boils down to culture. The definition of culture differs from founder to founder. For some, it reflects in every action of theirs: sales, hiring, product. Running a startup is like watching the game of thrones, surviving in chaos. Marty Cagen […]

Culture

One thing which differentiates an organization is its culture. Founders need to lead it. There is a famous saying: “Monkey see, monkey do.” If founders are dishonest with board or investors. Can they expect honesty from their employees? A toxic culture fueled on masculinity or in-fighting with teammates will do more bad. Why will employees […]