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I built the technology that went inside the parks, technology that touched millions of lives every single month. I worked in a culture full of passion, a passion dedicated to providing an unforgettable experience for the guests. I worked in teams that were innovating at the forefront of animatronics and virtual reality and good old-fashioned storytelling.
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Define your startup culture the engineering way- use metrics
MVP is out (check), Funding is secured (check), Legal paperwork is done (check), People are hired (check), Equity is split (check), Customers are signed (check), Valuations are rising (check)…as entrepreneurs we are wired to spend every waking moment going down this list. After all, this is all we are measured on: from VCs to media to friends to employees, those are always the milestones that matter. And yet, is this list exhaustive if companies fulfill it and still fail? Is everyone wrong or is there more than meets the eye?
Despite the common knowledge that “culture eats strategy for breakfast”, the importance of proactively establishing a corporate culture can be lost in the mayhem that is launching a venture. Below we highlight 3 simple steps to help define and protect your culture.