• The Google Incentive Mismatch: Problems with Promotion-Oriented Cultures

      Getting to the next level unlocks a lot – more money, more responsibility, more respect, a feeling of progress – and even if you care deeply about other things (your product, your users, etc), you can’t really avoid caring about promotion as well. This post talks a bit about the (well-known) issues with this type of culture, and suggests some alternatives for startups not looking to replicate it.