The hottest Work Culture Substack posts right now

And their main takeaways
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The Beautiful Mess 1236 implied HN points 12 Mar 24
  1. Working with interesting people in a fun environment can make solving challenging problems exciting and rewarding.
  2. Many people in product making industries find joy in solving fun problems with diverse and engaging teams.
  3. The current tech landscape is becoming more serious and competitive, with a focus on efficiency, but there is a strong desire to bring back fun, creativity, and collaboration in workplaces.
Klement on Investing 2 implied HN points 04 Mar 24
  1. Teams should not be selected solely based on individual talent, but on their ability to work collectively.
  2. Research shows that emotional intelligence, equal speaking behavior within a team, and gender balance all contribute to higher team performance.
  3. For businesses to succeed, it is essential to value team collaboration over individual performance and to prioritize hiring practices that reward team players.
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Richard Lewis 1 HN point 25 Apr 23
  1. Evil Geniuses faced financial struggles under new ownership, leading to a decline in performance and brand reputation.
  2. The takeover by Peak6 brought in new management, leading to a shift in company culture and a focus on rebranding.
  3. Former and current employees reported negative experiences, citing a lack of care for staff well-being and a culture of intimidation.
Noematic Ruminations 0 implied HN points 21 Feb 24
  1. The author faced challenges dealing with inappropriate behavior and micromanagement in the workplace.
  2. Facing personal attacks and project sabotage can result in significant emotional distress and professional repercussions.
  3. Handling difficult situations with toxic colleagues and supervisors can ultimately lead to making tough decisions like leaving the job.