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Bookmarks / Management

Startup culture is not about ping-pong tables Nick Kishfy on a corporate culture. “Culture isn’t about whether you’re a startup or a Fortune 500 giant. It’s about values and mindset. It’s about what drives your team, and how you approach the decisions you make. It’s the why for your team’s commitment to come in and work their asses off every day, and it’d better go deeper than ping pong.” read... The Greatest Misconception in Content Marketing Rand Fishkin on content marketing. “What really does happen is that people come many, many times. They essentially grow this memory about your brand, about what you do, and they build up kind of what I'd call a positive bank account with you. But that bank account, there are not coins and money in there. There are experiences and touches with your brand. Those content touches, and those social media touches, and those touches that come through performing a search and seeing you listed there, those build up the capital in the account. Once you reach a certain level of memory and positive association about the brand that you've experienced all these things through, when you have the need for the product or the service or whatever it is they're offering, then you might remember to sign up with them.” read... What the heck is arbejdsglaede? Happiness at work. read... What’s the most difficult CEO skill? Managing your own psychology A great Ben Horowitz’s insight into what it is to be a CEO. “When people in my company would complain about something or other being broken such as the expense reporting process, I would joke that it was all my fault. The joke was funny, because it wasn’t really a joke. Every problem in the company was indeed my fault. As the founding CEO, every hire and every decision that the company ever made happened under my direction. Unlike a hired gun that comes in and blames all of the problems on the prior regime, there was literally nobody for me to blame.” read...