The key distinction here is between culture and values. You don’t need people to fit your culture – but you do need them to reflect your values. By Lauren Bacon (Author, The Boss of You) One of the real challenges of diversifying your team is that – at the risk of stating the obvious – [...]
Posts Tagged "Startup Culture"
Leveraging your unique vision, values and resiliency to craft a culture right for you. By Frieda Edgette (Founder, Novos) With the mainstream media and blogosphere abuzz the past few weeks of women tech executives (thank you Marissa and
In an increasingly competitive knowledge-based economy, employers need to keep thinking outside the box to create a playful atmosphere that drives a sense of community. By Leah Eichler (Contributing Writer, Femme-O-Nomics) On a recent Friday afternoon, Michael De Monte, CEO of Scribble Technologies Inc sat in his downtown Toronto office waiting for an ice cream [...]
Considering how the scales are tipping towards women being the earners and workers of the future, can you afford not to support us? By Emily Lutzker (Founder & CEO, OpenInvo) I learned many things in my time working in film production that translate into the business, tech and entrepreneurship world. Anyone who knows how to [...]
There are three key ingredients to a great culture boosting activity. By Pam Selle (Developer, Paperless Post) One of the things I like most about my current workplace is the culture. In an aggressive tech hiring environment, buffing up on how to build a great culture is definitely worth the time. At Paperless Post, we [...]
By Dr. Jane LeClair (Dean, School of Business and Technology, Excelsior College) Fifty-six percent of women working in technology vanish from their field in mid-career. That’s 56 percent. Think about that number for a second. For every woman entering a tech field such as engineering or software development after college graduation, there is a higher [...]
By Jean Hsu (Android developer, Pulse) This gem of an article showed up in my Twitter stream this morning…and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it. Basically, Penelope Trunk explains why male founders shouldn’t hire/work with women in startups. Diversity, she says, is a luxury that is great for large companies, but distracts [...]