EP #42 – How To Scale Your Company Culture – Swisspreneur

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The Episode in 60 Seconds

It’s never too early

  • Create culture with intention from the very beginning.
  • Start explicitly documenting and “negotiating” your culture as soon as you grow to 10 people or more.

Scaling culture

  • Hiring the right people is the only way to scale culture.
  • Hire for values rather than skills alone.
  • Acknowledge that on-boarding new people requires effort from your existing employees.

The topic of salaries

  • Fairness and transparency are key, but don’t allow salaries to take center stage in everything you do.
  • Base salaries off of what people need to make a living. Allow for different compensation packages based on the risk appetite of different employees.

Letting people go

  • Detect and tackle problems as early as possible.
  • Provide open feedback and a path to improvement.
  • Check-in as often as necessary until the issue is resolved or you let the person go.

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