Founders: It’s not 1990. Stop treating your employees like it is.

This post may be misdirected by roughly 180 degrees.

Rather than trying to compel founders to change their models (which are heavily romanticized/fetishized), you might encourage potential hires to demand higher standards when it comes to equity.

After all — if it’s really a sellers’ market, the sell side can set the terms and the good ol’ invisible hand will handle the rest.

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