StartupHappiness.com<br />Developed by<br />Marcy Swenson & Dale Larson<br />Presented to AUX Retreat @ Pivotal Labs on 12...
We’re seeing a new type of entrepreneur. Here is what they believe, and how they act:<br />
1. Individual & Company has a goal beyond making money<br />
2. Working environment/pace is reasonable & sustainable<br />
3. Customers love the product & company	<br />
4. Hire & Retain the a-Team (no assholes)<br />
5. an attitude of learning and growth<br />
6. Maintain a steady velocity <br />
7. People are kind and collaborative<br />
Founders have a huge impact on their company’s DNA: start early!<br />
proactive toolkit to measure performance in these areas<br />
sound right? (More/Less?) Do you see this too?Is this relevant to Agile/ux?<br />Individual & Company has a goal beyond ma...
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First public talk on the "7 Principles of Startup Happiness" by @marcyswenson & @dalelarson, given to a small Agile/UX retreat on Dec 4th, 2010

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  1. 1. StartupHappiness.com<br />Developed by<br />Marcy Swenson & Dale Larson<br />Presented to AUX Retreat @ Pivotal Labs on 12/4/10<br />
  2. 2. We’re seeing a new type of entrepreneur. Here is what they believe, and how they act:<br />
  3. 3. 1. Individual & Company has a goal beyond making money<br />
  4. 4. 2. Working environment/pace is reasonable & sustainable<br />
  5. 5. 3. Customers love the product & company <br />
  6. 6. 4. Hire & Retain the a-Team (no assholes)<br />
  7. 7. 5. an attitude of learning and growth<br />
  8. 8. 6. Maintain a steady velocity <br />
  9. 9. 7. People are kind and collaborative<br />
  10. 10. Founders have a huge impact on their company’s DNA: start early!<br />
  11. 11. proactive toolkit to measure performance in these areas<br />
  12. 12. sound right? (More/Less?) Do you see this too?Is this relevant to Agile/ux?<br />Individual & Company has a goal beyond making money<br />Working environment/pace is reasonable & sustainable<br />Customers love the product & company<br />Hire & Retain the a-Team (no assholes)<br />an attitude of learning and growth<br />Maintain a steady velocity <br />People are kind and collaborative<br />
  13. 13. Come join the discussion on the Facebook group startuphappiness<br />

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