Hiring & Talent

Our Guide to Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

All startups are in a daily competition to attract top talent. Building a strong startup culture is one of the easiest ways for startups to differentiate themselves and win-over top talent.

[Webinar] Essential Frameworks for Scaling an Organization with Your Team in Mind

Startups are in a constant competition for two resources — capital and talent. Building a system to properly scale while maintaining your company culture is vital to a startup’s success.…

Should I Consider a Part-time Executive for My Startup?

Startups are in a constant competition for 2 resources — capital and talent. In the early days of building a business, hiring is crucial to the trajectory of your business. Some…

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The Founders Forward Podcast: “Axios Re:Cap”

Dan Primack is a business editor and the author of the Pro Rata newsletter at Axios. On June 15th, Dan premiered his new podcast called Axios Re:Cap. In just 10…

Founders, Feeling Stressed? Check Out These Posts

The life of a founder is stressful. Founders have to worry about their company, their employees, their investors, and other stakeholders, on top of their loved ones and themselves. The past few months have certainly not helped to eliminate…

How We Work: Zoom Calls

Remote work is here. Even if it is only for the next couple of weeks/months, companies are transitioning to remote work. The obvious distractions combined with companies transitioning to remote work…

Our 9 Favorite Posts on Remote Work

At this point, it is expected that most companies and corporations will be exploring working from home/remote work for the coming weeks. There has been an explosion of “work from home”…

Mike’s Note #7 — Flamin’ Hot Cheetos

When I started drafting the note earlier this week I was going to ask you about Covid-19 and how it will impact your business in the short, medium and long…

Building Your Personal Board of Directors

When times are tough (which they will be) being a founder can often feel like you are alone on an island. Having people to open up to and work your…

Too Small to Fail

In the wake of a few IPO flops, sustainability and profitability have also come into focus. There has been quite a buzz about raising too much, founders diluting themselves too…

Mike’s Note #5 — Do you have a CEO coach?

Hey there, I’ve been grappling with the idea of getting a CEO coach for a while. In particular, I’m always looking for ways to level up my leadership skills. Sidenote: I…

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