Turnover in tech is notoriously high at around 13%. It’s even worse in startups, where normal turnover can mean double that rate and high turnover exceeds even that staggering figure. Those are the kinds of numbers that can leave a founder in a cold sweat at night. While not everyone sees turnover as inherently bad,… Continue reading Turnover in a Startup: the Revolut Case
Category: Mental Wellness
The Stress of Entrepreneurship
If you jump on Twitter or LinkedIn, it seems like entrepreneurs don’t sleep at all. Hang around for a while on those networks and you’re likely to see a ton of #hustle content, from entrepreneurs who are “crushing it” and #TiredOfWinning. This can be inspiring for some, and make others feel inadequate. Either way, there’s… Continue reading The Stress of Entrepreneurship
Leadership in Times of Crisis
Why we Need to Focus on Strong Leadership in Times of Crisis such as the Pandemic Covid19 has created is a time of uncertainty and a time of crisis for companies. Many have had to become 100% remote in a matter of days, others have employees who have fallen ill, and almost all have teams… Continue reading Leadership in Times of Crisis
WTF is Work-Life Balance?
Here we have 3 good articles to understand why we all seem to be struggling with work-life balance, and start working improving it: Dottie Chong rounds up the ways in which we can avoid vacation-shaming at startups. Late Night Froyo gives us 3 steps to taking control of our life that seem simple but are… Continue reading WTF is Work-Life Balance?
Brilliant Jerks in your Startup?
Yes, you should you get rid of them, and don’t hesitate. If you do a Google search about brilliant jerks, one of the suggested searches is Why are Engineers Such Assholes? Rest assured, not all engineers are assholes but part of the reason why they get that bad rap is probably because of so many… Continue reading Brilliant Jerks in your Startup?
Working Too Many Hours a Week
Am I Working Too Many Hours a Week? Have you asked yourself this question? Chronic overwork is bad for your mental wellbeing, can put your health at risk, and be detrimental to your productivity and the quality of your work. This article by Laura Empson highlights the ways we should be deliberate about our work… Continue reading Working Too Many Hours a Week
Remote Working Issues
Remote Working is stressful, even though the pros of this way of working can outweigh the cons, and regardless of whether this setup makes much more sense for us than to go to our company’s offices every day. We’ve got a roundup of great posts that highlight the difficulties of remote work and remind you… Continue reading Remote Working Issues
Are you at Risk of Burnout?
Did you know that 23% of employees feel burned out more often than not? Plus, an additional 44% feel burned out sometimes. This means that at least two-thirds of a workforce experience work fatigue. Burnout is very real and can leave you feeling both empty and exhausted. It can take a heavy toll on your… Continue reading Are you at Risk of Burnout?
Mass Exodus at Work
Going through a mass exodus at work or managed a whole team that quit on you? High employee turnover is demoralizing & can get expensive quickly.