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Scaling startups and culture fit

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A very common worry amongst founders is how rapid scaling might - negatively - affect a startup's culture. By culture, I mean a system of rituals, incentives, values, stories and other "cogs" that produce a given set of behaviors in the members of an organization.

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Unlocking potential, Superhuman onboarding...

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It's only recently that I've come to grips with what our mission is at Qulture.Rocks. It has always been clear to me that there's something about helping people and companies grow. For some time, we've said our mission was to help companies create cultures that rock, which fits nicely with our brand, but that didn't give me butterflies in the stomach. It's a crucial consequence of our work, but not our why.

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Monitoring OKRs

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More important than the definition of OKRs are the rituals that form their cadence: what we'll call monitoring. Monitoring is where the rubber meets the road. It's where the benefits of OKRs (performance, excellence, alignment, and learning) come to life and produce better results across the enterprise.

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On the emotional roller-coaster of being a leader

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Many interesting things happening in the business world: Jeff Bezos' annual letter to shareholders, Disney's subscription service announcement, Eric Schmidt's book about Bill Campbell being released. Very cool stuff to keep any thinking mind very busy.

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Building a Culture that Rocks at Qulture

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The other day I was invited to give a talk at a customer's annual strategic planning offsite. I was honored and humbled by the invitation, because they had asked me to talk about a very dear subject to me: how to build the high performance organizational culture.

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"Always be reading"

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A habit I can say I have nailed is reading a lot [2]. People always ask me what I do in order to read so much. So I thought about writing a bit about that. In order to read a lot, the first thing I do is to always be reading.

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