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  • About the Author: David Niu

    David Niu is the CEO of TINYpulse.

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05 Nov. 2017 | Comments (0)
How Morale Changes as a Startup Grows
When we think about startup cultures, we imagine ping pong tables, kegerators, and Nerf guns. More importantly, we envision an esprit de corps that drives employees to happily burn the midnight oil to build the next big thing. However, this startup cultural utopia invariably hits a rough patch for about 70% of startups in years three to four, regardless of how happy the team was before. We call this the “cultural chasm.”

17 Nov. 2016 | Comments (0)
Measuring Your Employees’ Invisible Forms of Influence
Companies are always looking for the best ways to assess the potential of employees. Managers want to understand how their teams contribute to the organization, and they want to identify high performers and potential leaders along the way. Many know and use the nine-box model, for example, to map past performance against future leadership potential.