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Consulting CTO open to projects. I’m a serial entrepreneur, software engineer, and leader at early- and mid-stage companies.
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  • The payout cliff event creates a reason to quit.
  • Engineers won’t be more motivated by the promise of future cash.
  • If you don’t pay the full bonus, it will demotivate or anger the engineer.

Beware the Cliff!

Teams lose sight of the forest for the trees

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Organizations should deliberately consider how they make decisions so their process will improve over time.


To understand the value of stock in a job offer, you may need to ask for context.

  • Employees appreciate being able to…

How we crafted our values is as important as the values themselves

Chuck Groom

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