« Javier Rojas' Blog | Main | Made to Stick : Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die »



Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Allan Teruel

A couple of questions:

1. Was there any correlation to the salary paid to the employees and the high morale within the corporate culture? What are your experiences?

> I haven't seen any though I do think salaries need to be competitive to get top talent. As mentioned in my review of "Drive", after a certain level, employees are more focused on other job intangibles, such as meaning, rather than income.

2. Were there any lessons learned about dealing with corporate politics as the company grew bigger? What have you learned in life about dealing with this?

> In my experience increased politics is a direct result of either unclear core values and mission or of CXO leadership not effectively focusing their teams on adhering to them.

> Thanks for reading and the questions.


The comments to this entry are closed.

My Photo
Javier Rojas is a managing director at Kennet Partners, a private equity firm that invests in growth companies in Europe and North America. Click here to learn about the blog. Javier's Linkedin Profile
Share |
Follow Javier on Twitter

Would you like to get updates when new material is posted?
Enter Your Email Address below:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Other content from the author
Sandhill.com Post: The Return Leader Series
A Q&A with Gurbaksh Chahal, BlueLithium
VentureBeat Post: The art of the bootstrap
Javier Rojas on why bootstrapping builds great companies.
Kennet Website Post: What is bootstrapping?
A practical definition of bootstrapping, why it creates better companies, and when bootstrappers should consider raising capital.
Growth Strategies for Bootstrapped Companies.
View presentation
Disclaimer: Views expressed in this blog are my own and do not necessarily reflect the position of my employer Kennet Partners
Disclaimer: All Amazon Affiliate fees will go to my nonprofit startup called the Palo Solo Project.

Become a Fan