2 Huge Reasons People Quit

There’s always going to be “the employee who got away” — the high performer whose departure from your team delivered a crushing blow to productivity or workgroup cohesion or both.

Carly Guthrie, who specializes in human resources in the tech industry, recently gave a fascinating perspective on retention for First Round. I appreciate that she didn’t speak to some of the obvious reasons that employees quit, instead going for two subtler nuances: time and trust. [Read more…]

5 Productivity-Preserving Perks for Solopreneurs

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Why let startups and big corporations have all the fun? These productivity-preserving perks for solopreneurs ensure your creativity and efficiency stay charged up year-round. [Read more…]