Even More On The ‘C’ Word: The Difference Between Start-Ups and Big Business (or, Partly Why I Joined a Week Old Company Upon Graduation)
Andy Monfried on Value Creation in a Start-up:
“Desire to create and share new ideas in a open environment that breeds and welcomes thoughts and ideas. This is what a startup company is all about. Sharing, laughing and coming up with new thoughts, ways of solving problems, and communication.”
“Many companies and their leaders stray from what made them great originally â€“ (which is understandable as they grow and scale) but what is 110 % unacceptable, is to allow â€“ EGO, AND POLITICS — to crush creativity, and innovation completelyâ€¦”
If you’ve ever been part of a small company then you know that compromise – driven by things like ego and politics – is not only unacceptable, it’s unsustainable… the company simply won’t exist with it present.