Miriam Meima on Scaling Up Culture - What CEOs can Learn from Startups
Founding a company and see it grow should make any founder happy - Unfortunately the reality is different - founders are often worried about their people, they even become nostalgic of the early days of shared pizza with the founding team. Scaling up a company is complex and it is essential to keep the DNA of any company [the essence of belonging in the workplace].
Founders make mistakes and are also a continuous source of experimentation - my guest today - Miriam Meima has built an extraordinary career being the coach of CEOs of some of the biggest tech Startups in the world. In this episode we talk about Scaling Up Work Culture & What CEOs can Learn from Startups
About Miriam Meima
Miriam is well known for her success with cultural change (specially helping startups) and often shares her wisdom on the topic of “How to Preserve your Culture While You Scale.”
She is the mega-coach of some startup stars - Miriam has coached founders/executives and supported leadership development strategies at Slack, Twitter, LinkedIn, Hims & Hers, Glassdoor, Glossier and +100s other start-ups of all sizes across industries and regions.
She is also a Fellow at the Harvard Institute of Coaching and the co-founder of 2 Million Leaders Project and Managing Partner at Evolution (Silicon Valley's premier coaching, consulting, and investment firm).
What we discussed in this episode of Growth Hacking Culture on Scaling Up Culture:
The type of atmosphere that companies have going from a couple of co-founders to Series B-C
What are the major things that CEO’s of startups forget or simply do not know about work culture while scaling up?
Lets get back to the real world - most companies are not startups - some are traditional but aim to learn from these fancy tech startups - what are the things that corporation can reuse from startups in terms of culture when they want to transform?
Do you have your own definition of Culture?
One of the major elements that you recommend to have awesome work culture is to have a superhero level self-awareness - What does it mean and how do you develop this at scale?
What are your top 3 tips for CEO’s to scale a new and healthier cultures?
This episode is hosted by Ivan Palomino - He is a Learning Strategist and Behavioral Designer. He helps organizations build human-centric work cultures.
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