EFP 118: Retaining Employees In Startups

Justin Cooke

November 28, 2014

It can be tough when you’re praising the benefits of entrepreneurship one minute and talking about the value of being on YOUR team the next.

How DO You Retain Employees in a Startup Environment?

Joe and I work through some of the common complaints and issues employees have in startups and how we think you can address them directly and honestly.

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Issues Discussed This Week:

  • Wanting to build their own business
  • Not having enough autonomy
  • Lacking passion in what they’re doing
  • They’re not being paid what they’re worth
  • They’ve learned all they could and need something new


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“There’s some value in being an employee every once in a while.” – Joe – Tweet This!

Have you had a difficult conversation with an employee who wanted to leave for the reasons we discussed in this episode? How did you resolve the issues? Share your stories in the comments below!

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