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How to Win Your Team's Hearts and Minds culture founders Aug 05, 2021

Asa young founder, my heroes were the leaders of great tech companies — CEOs like Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk. I’d watch them being interviewed and...

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The Role of Conviction in Startups culture founders psychology Apr 23, 2021

Human beings need to feel some sense of certainty in order to act. So how do you get people to act when there is no certainty . . . like in a new business?

There are two ways to...

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Why You Shouldn’t Sit On Feedback culture feedback psychology Apr 20, 2021

In my viral essay, ‘The Best Way to Develop Your Team Isn’t Feedback’, I make the case that if your goal is to help your people develop, then sharing your...

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Performance Routines That Happen During Working Hours culture founders Apr 09, 2021

There’s traditionally been a lot of focus on morning routines (what you do right after you wake up) and evening routines (what you do before bed) as ways to increase your...

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Effective One-on-Ones: A Guide for Managers and Reports culture feedback management Jan 20, 2021

Want to build a strong team? Learn how you can run effective 1on1s, as well as practical tips on what to do before, during, and after the meeting.

How effective are your...

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How to Change Your Company Culture With a ‘Shocking Rule’ culture management psychology Sep 15, 2020

What behavioural norms define your company culture? Change culture at your startup by introducing a single, shocking rule.

When a company is small, founders have a huge personal...

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How to Respond to ‘I Don’t Know’ coaching culture management Jun 16, 2020

Learn how to respond when your team member says ""I don't know"" and help them take ownership of their own work issues.

As a manager, your team may often come to you with...

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How to Coach Your Team (The Development Pipeline) coaching culture management psychology May 20, 2020

If feedback isn't helping your team to improve, it's time to try a coaching approach instead. Learn how to apply the Development Pipeline within your startup.

Every leader wants...

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24 Realistic Expectations When Working for a Startup culture management psychology Apr 29, 2020

Need to know what you're getting into when working for a startup? Here's a list of realistic expectations so you don't have to leave it to chance.

Every manager knows the...

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How to Encourage More Assertiveness from Your Team coaching culture founders psychology Apr 15, 2020

As leaders, we all need team members who are assertive. If your team isn't speaking up, learn how to encourage more input and feedback that's constructive and effective.

Simple...

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