I often reflect on the loneliness of the journey for founders but I am curious to understand if this is an issue for those of you working in teams as well?
One thing is clear to me, though: rather than establishing rules for how employees should relate to one another or what they can discuss, surely the best approach is to encourage a culture of mutual empathy and integrity and respect.
The Foodbank Project is a not-for-profit project created by Lucid with the support of The Salvation Army and Countdown. It is essentially an online grocery store where everything you buy is given directly to New Zealanders in need.
1. 817 items donated 2. $2,301 in total donations 3. $7,698 needed to reach the pilot goal of $10,000 in donations 4. Diced Tomatoes is the most-donated item foodbank.org.nz [https://foodbank.org.nz]
It was an overwhelming (and somewhat emotional) experience spending the morning with the Salvation Army Royal Oak food bank team. It was incredibly humbling talking to the people who work behind the scenes, many of whom have very little themselves.
It seems there is a common (mis)conception that a co-working space is a license to print money – find an empty space, fit it out and make it cool, and fill it up with lots of people.
I know there’s been a push to get large organisations to move their HQs to Nelson—and that would be great—but what about the far more achievable idea of encouraging growing tech companies to open smaller offices here?