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Leading with fear: these leadership mistakes will break your startup

Leading with fear: these leadership mistakes will break your startup

We’ll discuss some critical, non-technical challenges in leadership, including the impacts of ego and lack of self-awareness, and learn strategies to create a positive and productive work environment. Fear-driven leadership will break most startups.

The advantages of working with a specialized tech recruiter

The advantages of working with a specialized tech recruiter

Hiring tech talent is tough for startups. Partnering with tech recruiters helps by handling sourcing, screening, and initial interviews. They offer access to larger talent pools and reduce hiring mistakes.

Five documents every startup should have

Five documents every startup should have

Documentation is vital in remote organizations. Companies with little documentation often struggle to get started. With this pragmatic advice however you can get the ball rolling. These are five documents every startup should have, and you can get started with them today. 

The secret sauce to high-performing teams: leadership, trust, and autonomy

The secret sauce to high-performing teams: leadership, trust, and autonomy

Empowering teams in modern workspaces means shifting from traditional management to a trust-based, autonomous culture. This approach enhances performance, especially remotely, by emphasizing purpose before results and fostering open communication and accountability.

Six signs your team needs to scale

Six signs your team needs to scale

Learn when your startup is ready to scale: signs include increased workloads, strained leadership, skill gaps, and declining quality. Discover the role of CTO coaching and external guidance from madewithlove for successful growth and innovation.

Never hire senior developers*

Never hire senior developers*

When do SaaS startup founders know it's the right time to hire junior developers? And why is always hiring senior developers, not a good idea?

Should we ditch resumes?

Should we ditch resumes?

Do resumes provide us the right information? Or is there a better way? How useful are resumes? Which alternatives to resumes exist? How can we eliminate resumes when hiring engineers? How do resumes contribute to biased hiring decisions?

Pulse Episode 13: Jason Fried on Trust, Hiring, and Rehiring

Pulse Episode 13: Jason Fried on Trust, Hiring, and Rehiring

Andreas talks with Jason Fried, founder of 37signals (Basecamp), about rehiring and trust in the workplace. They discuss the "trust battery," representing trust levels and its fluctuations. Jason emphasizes enthusiasm and fit in hiring, and they explore rehiring former employees and role dynamics.

Why you can't have it all — a reality check for hiring

Why you can't have it all — a reality check for hiring

Don't compromise quality when hiring developers. Explore alternate hiring strategies like freelance and part-time arrangements, consider remote work, and focus on core competencies. Remember, 'perfect' candidates might not exist, but the right one does.

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