Increasing business productivity is one of the most important aims for most businesses to provide higher shareholder value.

Many startup founders talk about company culture, but a few miss the trick of how to foster this when the company grows as that is one of the key drivers that lead to a company’s growth in the first place.

As startups grow into bigger organisations, to a point where it gets harder to remember each employee's name, it is even more important to keep those core values intact and find a way of working that has no bureaucracy attached to it, with processes that can lead to faster decision making.

Some of the ones that I really find helpful in the article below are saying no to longer meetings where you are not adding any value and cutting the chain of command to get the necessary work done.