Common characteristic of startups that fail: A dysfunctional culture

The cultural shift, required towards 'Failure' for the success of the company!
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Common characteristic of startups that fail: A dysfunctional culture

I’ve invested in many startups. The one common characteristic of the failures? A dysfunctional culture Here are the top 7 dysfunctions they all shared.
Skepticism > Trust Leaders were skepticism, routinely questioned motives of others and second guessed decisions after they were made.
Slow change > Iteration They were slow to learn and evolve as new information became available. Instead, they “stuck to their guns” no matter the evidence.
Internal > Customer focus Decisions were made based on the desires of the team or a particular leader instead of listening to customers voice and dollars.
Analysis > Commitment They constantly sought more analysis or research long after a decision had been made. They rarely made a full commitment.
Effort > Results “Hard work” was emphasized even when results failed to materialize. Failure to achieve the results were usually not examined.
Individual > Team alignment Individuals were out for themselves and building a resume instead of committing as one leadership team. Leaders viewed themselves as role players and never committed to a direction a team.
Feelings > Conflict Avoidance of conflict and team peace was emphasized over healthy debate and civil argument.

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