Working at a big corporation is always a tradeoff. A large company can do more than simply provide a stable paycheck, it can promise a degree of security and consistency. When the opportunity comes along to roll the dice with your career and take a job with a startup, it’s not always easy to see the tradeoffs.The freedom, flexibility and opportunities that come with working for a smaller, leaner company come with an inherent risk of pivoting, layoffs, long-hours, endless stress and complete failure should things go badly for the business.
In this week’s episode, host and business coach Tom talks about a recent experience guiding his corporate lifestyle-loving friend through the promise and perils of taking a job with a startup. As always, Tom is joined by co-host and producer Jason Pyles. Continue reading