Government Contracts

How to transform your startup’s culture

To retain star employees, encourage innovation and personal growth, and generally be happy, you need a transformative startup culture.

Here are a few quick rules for building a better culture within your business:

  1. Be realistic, be honest over-optimism is a killer
  2.  Stop pointing out problems, instead propose solutions
  3.  Let it go make your organization less bureaucratic, and watch your employees
  4.  Don’t be stingy not with compensation packages, not with your third party vendors, and certainly not with your customers, because that’ll reflect poorly on you
  5. Make work a place worth going to, but

Michael Fox, co-founder of Shoes of Prey and Sneaking Duck, shares an incredible post and set of slides in, “Transforming our business culture.”

Hint: this is worth mimicking for your business.

 

Total
0
Shares
Previous Article

How to Avoid Unnecessary, SEO Surprises

Next Article

HubSpot Has Your Marketing Needs Covered

Related Posts
recruiter
Read More

The Role of a Recruiter and HR in Small Business

You’ve launched your business and it’s humming along. Like most entrepreneurs, you wear plenty of hats, including chief human resources (HR) and recruitment officer. Here’s the problem, though: You can’t handle all your employee-related responsibilities forever. If you do, you could find yourself in trouble. The issue isn’t just that you’re going to spread yourself...
hiring mistakes
Read More

Hiring Mistakes You Could Be Making

Bad hires happen. However, they happen a bit too often. Studies show that nearly three out of four employers admit to hiring the wrong job candidate. Maybe HR was in a rush to fill an important role or you hired someone because you knew the applicant and they seem nice enough. Or, someone didn’t take...
quality employees
Read More

More Money Isn’t the Only Thing That Will Attract Quality Employees

As a business owner, you are constantly battling with how to boost profits and productivity without increasing costs. Commonly, the first adjustment that comes to mind is within your own team. Finding quality staff members is valuable, though these workers often come at a higher price.  Paying your staff more than your competition can certainly...
relational intelligence
Read More

5 Ways to Retain Talent by Using Relational Intelligence

The following is adapted from "Relational Intelligence: The Five Essential Skills You Need to Build Life-Changing Relationships" by Dr. Adam C. Bandelli. Stress affects all of us differently. Since the start of the COVID-19 global pandemic, employees have had to deal with various challenges in both their personal and professional lives. The lines between our...