Director Engineering @Breather. Former CTO @WhereCloud, a mobile development studio. Startup veteran. Entrepreneur. Shapeshifter.
“Lead by example” or “Lead from the front” are common sayings we like to read in management books and nod our heads to. But do we internalize and actively practice those sentiments enough?
Studies have found that the biggest reason for why people don’t speak up at work is because they believe it is futile. Employees don’t think anything will happen with their feedback… so they don’t give it.
Here’s the thing most founders miss. You’ve been funded to get to a liquidity event. Period. Your VCs know this, and you need to know this too.