05 Jan '12, 2am

The Value-Driven Startup

Posted by Contributor on 1/05/12 • Categorized as Thinking Aloud by Lior Levin When you work in a startup, the hours are long and the work can be punishing. You might make decent money – or be in the running for a great payoff later – but the initial investment of time and energy that goes into a startup can be difficult to deal with. While there is nothing wrong with making money and using it to buy the things that you enjoy, so many of us don’t feel satisfied with the current state of affairs. Few of us find that just making money provides deep meaning in life. Working at a startup can magnify these feelings after a while. Think about the number of people you know who hate their jobs. How many of your friends and relatives feel that they go to work every day in an emotionally draining environment? In a startup, with the hard work and long hours, the problem can be even m...

Full article: http://www.youngupstarts.com/2012/01/05/the-value-driven-...

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