Keep These 5 Things in Mind When Building Your Tech Team

Programmers and software engineers play a pivotal role in the development of tech companies. These five CEOs tell their stories of how they assembled their technical teams. Every great technology company has a powerful technical team behind it. There are many parts to this team: web designers, software engineers, and programmers. They are all needed … Read more

Former Google Team Builder Explains How to Overcome Your Team’s Weaknesses

Sabeen Ali, founder and CEO of AngelHack, a global network of 50,000 programmers shares her insights on how to build and manage a team all over the world. Sabeen Ali is the founder and CEO of AngelHack, a global network of 50,000 programmers. She is a big box thinker and lays out the grand scheme of … Read more

How Do You Motivate and Lead a Team to Work Their Hardest?

On Quora, someone asked: How do you motivate and lead a team to work their hardest, when there isn’t the same incentives (monetary, fame, etc) as a regular job? In areas like a university student club or volunteer service. This was my response: I would recommend Ken Blanchard’s book Gung Ho! In his book, he … Read more

I Have a Brilliant Project Idea That Will Require a Team. How Do I Ensure No One Steals My Idea?

People don’t steal ideas. I mean, a small fraction of people do, but it’s rare. Even if it is stolen, it’s next to impossible for most people to implement. Go secure all your IP (domain name and business stuff) and start recruiting away. An idea is nothing more than an idea. You don’t need to … Read more

Why Must a Leader Accept Criticism of Their Team, but Share Credit with Teammates?

Because it means you are taking responsibility.  You’re responsible for ALL shortcomings of your team.  You are not responsible for the success either, your team is. — Originally posted on Quora. Leonard Kim consults startups and writes books like The Etiquette of Social Media: How to Connect and Respond to Others in the World of … Read more