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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…

Upside.fm Podcast: Powering Communication for Founders and Investors

Upside is a podcast about startup investing outside of silicon valley. Our founder, Mike Preuss, was able to sit down with the hosts at Upside and discuss all things founder…

Founders Forward: Our 10 Most Popular Posts of 2019

Over the course of 2019 we sent 52 Founders Forward Weekly Newsletters, curated 450+ articles, and wrote 60+ posts ourselves. This article shares the 10 most popular posts we wrote…

Founders Forward Newsletter — December 12th, 2019 (Edition #163)

This is a copy of our Founders Forward Newsletter sent on December 5th. You can sign up for future Founders Forwards using this link. Investor Engagement Visible Webinars: Run a Board Meeting…

[Video] The Do Better Work Video Series

In an 8 part video series, Max Yoder, Founder of Lessonly and author of Do Better Work, sits down with different leaders to uncover how individuals can find clarity, camaraderie,…

How do you Determine Proper Compensation for Startup CEOs and Early Employees?

Startup CEO Salary Calculator For first-time founders and leaders of early-stage startups, determining compensation for the CEO and early employees can be tough. On one hand, you need to hire…

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Max’s Note: One of our Favorite Newsletters

One of the best ways to improve as a leader is to learn first-hand lessons from other leaders. Max Yoder, CEO of Lessonly, does a great job telling stories from…

What Talent Wants: Transparency in the Workplace, Ownership, Growth, and Collaboration

In his seminal 1964 book Managing for Results, business management guru Peter Drucker remarked that the success of a business is increasingly dependent on a company’s ability to effectively utilize talented…

In Do Better Work, Clarity and Empathy are the Keys to Results

Our Thoughts on Do Better Work There are two basic types of leadership book. The first is the philosophical book. Books in this category are full of fresh ideas and…

What’s the Split? How to Fairly Split Startup Equity with Founders and Early Team Members.

Note: When determining your startup equity structure, we recommend consulting with your lawyer. One of the major ways a startup can attract top talent is by offering company equity. From…

Why a Formal Interview Process is Vital to Your Startup’s Success

Hiring is hard, and hiring for a startup is even harder. Especially in the early days, every hire you make is crucial. Adding the wrong person to your team can…