Why I don't shield my team from bad news

Every startup’s journey will include a few rough patches along the way. For many founders, there’s a tendency to mask the downpoints from your team for the sake of morale. Joel Gascoigne believes that there are serious risks when you operate this way and makes a point of total transparency between his workers. By sharing the load of challenges, everyone copes better and your team will trust you more which will lead to an overall boost of comradery and productivity. Read more of his thoughts on the value of a transparent work environment at his blog. 

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