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    You can reach me anytime @cmckella. I'd love to hear from you!


    I'm Campbell.  This is my blog. I founded Loosecubes, an office sharing community, and live in New York City.

    I believe everyone has the power inside them to do something great.  Although not everyone aspires to greatness, I think you should.  I hope my blog will encourage you to take a couple steps forward every day. Let's do it together.


    Frequently Asked Questions > Starting a Web Company > How do I keep our engineers from quitting and going to work at Foursquare?

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    Once again, DEFINITELY not the expert here but there is some low hanging fruit.  
    1. Learn their tools.  Get into Github and figure out how it works.  Use Pivotal Tracker to comment on tickets, don’t make them come to you in a format that interrupts their flow
    2. Hire other good people.
    3. Loosecube your office and get a good crew of engineers working around your team even if you can’t afford to hire more people
    4. Involve them in marketing / financial updates.  Let them know how awesome the rest of the project is going.
    5. Don’t be a douchebag.  You know what I mean. 

    Last updated on January 30, 2011 by CampbellM