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Slack, I’m Breaking Up with You

Slack has become a common communication tool amongst employees and teams particularly with startup companies. This hilarious UserOnboard open letter to Slack describes an employee’s feelings and struggles with the well-intended platform.

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The Sad Truth About Developing Executives

As a company grows, so must a Founder’s day-to-day approach managing employees. At first, a CEO will find his/herself a functional manager. Then, at some point in the company’s growth, he/she must make the challenging transition to a strategic CEO who doesn’t have time to coach his/her managers. This means the right executives must be ready to hit the ground running as a world class addition to the company without great oversight. This Recode article describes why and how to hire and foster the right executive team.

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