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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.


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