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[VIDEO] 10 Awesome Office Food Hacks And 4 Healthy Snacks
May02

[VIDEO] 10 Awesome Office Food Hacks And 4 Healthy Snacks

Startup life means many a meal eaten at your desk (or “creativity pod” or whatever we’re calling it these days). Unfortunately, no company has yet figured out how to effectively disrupt the desk industry so that it can serve as both a work and eating space. As a result, we have all suffered the pain of…

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Why Self-Evaluations And Job Descriptions Matter Even More For Startups
Apr28

Why Self-Evaluations And Job Descriptions Matter Even More For Startups

Startup culture is characterized by an almost universal hatred for archaic corporate bureaucracy and anything else that even remotely resembles a plot line for The Office. But in our haste to be less like our predecessors, have some of the more meaningful protocols fallen by the millennial wayside?

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Wanna Really Make Your Employees Happy? Let Them Get Drunk
Apr25

Wanna Really Make Your Employees Happy?
Let Them Get Drunk

Having employees is awesome. It means your company is far enough along that you can pay people to do the shit that you don’t (or can’t) do yourself. However, having employees also sucks because it means you have to manage people and managing people is perhaps one of the most annoying things about moving…

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Taking A Break May Be The Most Important Thing You Do Today
Apr17

Taking A Break May Be The Most Important Thing You Do Today

I have something important to tell you: It’s time to take a break. If you feel your heart racing at even the idea of stepping away from the computer (I JUST HAVE ONE MORE PAGE OF CODE TO WRITE AND THE HOMEPAGE DESIGN ISN’T FINISHED AND WHO WILL SEND ALL OF THE TWEETS?!?), I need you to take a deep breath. In…

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How To Set An Expectation Of Excellence
Apr08

How To Set An Expectation Of Excellence

After my startup, Speek, raised a large round of seed funding, we began to build out our full-time staff. This was a key undertaking, as every hire was critical to improving or degrading the natural culture the company had already started forming. As we went through this process, I couldn’t help but think…

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