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As Company Culture Improves, So Does Your Business

A strong, healthy, accommodating and globally conscious workplace culture produces employees who want to do good work in the world and leave things better than they found them. Powered by WPeMatico

To Infinity and Beyond: What If Disney Ran Your Company?

In any given industry, there’s typically one company – or sometimes a few – that is considered to be the best. These companies maintain strong sales, growth, and profits, and this gives them staying power. Powered by WPeMatico

How To Value Your Company

As you probably already know, one of the hardest things when raising a round of financing is figuring out your valuation. The most common ways to put a price tag on your business include the following methods… Powered by WPeMatico

How tech start-ups have redefined the idea of company culture

Type the search query “team building” into Google and you’ll get a long list of companies that host corporate events, along with generic stock photos of people in suits celebrating success together. Perhaps in a bygone era where businesses based in gleaming towers full of men in suits and women in pencil skirts, such formal team building styles were the effective norm. In recent years however, the meteoric rise of technology and its ensuing ‘start-up culture’ has challenged the traditional corporate norm. With tech unicorns such as Uber beating out at least 70 per cent of the Fortune 500, it’s becoming easier to believe that companies where teams are more friends than colleagues and where CEOs give speeches at huge conferences wearing grey hoodies may just represent ‘The Future of Work’. Considering said grey-hoodie-wearing-CEO has a personal net worth of $74 billion USD as of 2018 and his company is worth $500 billion, ‘start-up culture’ may just be getting something right. gettyimages-669889778.jpg Image credit: Getty images Tech start-ups across the planet, while dreaming of becoming the next unicorn, are at the same time redefining what it means to work. From office slides to nap pods, Nerf guns during office hours, and all manners of discussion on Slack channels, tech start-ups are reinventing the notion of team building. Tushar Agarwal, co-founder and CEO of Hubble, the largest online platform for office space in London, says that their own start-up culture has helped them hired some of the most talented people in the world and given them an environment to do their best work. We caught up with him to find out more about the new playful approach to corporate team building. So Tushar, tell us about your office culture. Our office culture is built around the values of our business: empowerment, experience and empathy. We want to empower our team to do their best work without micro-management and strict hierarchies and make sure they have a great experience in the office. We hope that our own office can help each member of our team understand what makes a good or bad…

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