Company strategy and company culture should be designed together

In this way your culture will add the right spice to your strategy, rather than eat it for breakfast.

The strategy we define focuses our efforts on specific and critical targets - for most early stage companies it's the next big deal or funding round. 

The culture we define gives us a framework within which our people can self-manage and thereby respond to the chaotic and volatile business environment.

It therefore makes sense that the culture and strategy of a business should be designed and defined together. In this way your culture will add the right spice to your strategy, rather than eat it for breakfast.

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