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Venture capital's cage of sameness stifles talent; let's unlock diversity, embrace ontology, and celebrate boundless potential.
Unlock the potential of VC investing with our guide on the ontological approach to assessing founders—enhancing accuracy and driving success.
Explore the unique investment approach of TFX Capital, a service-driven firm dedicated to accelerating the success of military and national security veteran entrepreneurs
Ketan Seetha, CEO of LEON shares personal experiences and insights for developing an ontology for assessing founder potential.
Are Founder Personality Assessments just Horoscope Readings for Venture Capitalists?
The challenges associated with founder due diligence in VC funding, highlighting the importance of developing quantifiable benchmarks and standardized evaluation methods to better assess founder potential
Explore the top 20 founder assessment tools, including LEON, and learn how they can help venture capital and private equity investors make informed decisions and maximize portfolio success during the due diligence process.
This blog highlights the vital role of venture capital firms in proactively addressing organizational health issues to protect investments and foster sustainable growth.
Asymmetric upside in venture capital (VC) investing, where outsized returns are possible on select investments, and emphasizes the importance of assessing and mitigating organizational health risks
The fiduciary duty of venture capitalists (VCs) to prioritize the organizational health of their investments and how LEON can help fulfill this obligation by providing data-driven insights to ensure the long-term success of portfolio companies.
How top venture capital firms are leveraging organizational health to drive fund performance and secure high returns
The focus on “healthiest and happiest” is very intentional within LEON's mission — a healthy and happy group of employees encourages resiliency, and resiliency is the foundation of every high-growth business.
This is a guest post from Patrick Ward, Director of Research and Development for the Seattle Seahawks. It has been adapted somewhat for the target audience of this publication.
Through 10 years of research, we have learned that working on organizational well-being impacts real business results. Learn more about LEON Insight®.
Learn why LEON Insight is a powerful alternative to the McKinsey OHI.
How stepping back and taking a breath can increase the health of you and your startup.
Managing company well-being today is akin to joining your favorite backcountry cult, led by some crazy-eyed megalomaniac, who somehow figured out the power of LinkedIn and webinars.
In our busy everyday life, sleep and recovery are some of the most undervalued elements.
Organizational health is a critical factor in the success of any company. It encompasses the purpose and mission of the organization, its values, and its ability to adapt to changing conditions.
If you are a gazelle running for your life, or that tiger sprinting for your meal, your body’s physiological response mechanisms are adapted for dealing with such short-term physical emergencies.
Countless upstart tech companies have Kombucha on tap, the required Ping Pong table - yet employee "culture" is still as ambiguous as it was the day it started...
If you aren't already embracing the movement of asynchronous management, it's time to catch up and welcome you to a new world.
While the wifi is getting quicker and the cloud storage is getting bigger and the video conferencing is getting crisper, there is one aspect of business that’s as dated as a wicker rocking chair...
The Performance Technology Stack is a series of tools sales leaders use to manage high-performers. They form the backbone of modern sales team built for the future of work.
With the LEON Playbook Library, high impact decisions don’t have to wait! Our templates are at your fingertips - whenever and where ever you need them.
Superhuman creates stress and team delight with this Challenge Playbook.
The focus on “healthiest and happiest” is intentional within LEON's mission — a healthy and happy group of employees encourages resiliency, and resiliency is the foundation of every high-growth business.
Effective, asynchronous communication is the key to creating a future of work where employee well-being and happiness matters.
Learning how to celebrate success with the people you lead can help create a culture built on personal growth instead of personal failure.
When it comes to relieving team stress and improving morale, connecting with your peers on shared experiences can be a powerful driver of emotional recovery and mental health.
Use this Airtable Playbook to reduce burnout risk, super-charge recovery and drive deep work with your team.
Scaling a high-growth startup is this strange balance of preparing for the future while at the same time recognizing that no matter how much you prepare, sh*t is inevitably going to hit the fan.
Over the past decade, managing teams of people have become a world led by infamous trendy business magazines, beanie-wearing bloggers, and Linkedin "thought leaders" who like to preach "best-practice."
This guide explores the importance of organizational health in the due diligence process for early-stage startups seeking Series A funding, providing insight into how venture capitalists evaluate startups and collect data on organizational health.
The mission of building better managers does not live in improved training or more L&D
Welcome, fellow traveler.
When it comes to developing an organizational health strategy, it's important to understand what defines your company. These three Cs will help get you started.
The impact of "healthwashing" on employee well-being and how investors are taking a proactive approach to assessing the health of their portfolio companies.
A key understanding about complex environments is that they cannot be planned for.
The central idea underlying LEON for the past seven years has been that the best way to run a business is to balance your company's performance with the health of your employees.
This article will explore what organizational health is, how it affects businesses, and how organizations can use strategies to assess and improve their organizational health.
We believe smart recommendations will transform the way that businesses support their teams. Machine learning-based systems are already enabling customer support teams and sales teams to grow more efficiently. But until now, intelligent systems have stopped short of truly helping teams scale faster and smarter while reducing the cost to our most valuable asset; our entire people team.
Whether you’re looking for a service to help your team recover from a stressful quarter, or they've been burning out for the past year, and you are just now getting to it, our smart marketplace can help you and your team members recover. By using LEON to guide your recovery and well-being decisions, you not only gain access to some of the best wellness brands out there, but you also do it in a way that is based on data and current needs.
The importance of organizational health for private equity and venture capital firms, and how LEON's technology-driven solutions can help quantify the impact of organizational health on portfolio performance.
A healthy organization is more critical than ever in today's business world.
For most companies, managers have no shortage of performance goals, but making sure to scale fast as hell, while entire teams turnover due to stress is an organizational and leadership nightmare.
The interconnection between sustainable investing, organizational health, and the importance of prioritizing employee health and well-being for a sustainable economy.
You wake up Monday morning smashing your phone to make that d*mn alarm stop, check LEON, and see your team is on fire (figuratively speaking of course…usually). Here’s your fire extinguisher...
Performance in the world of high growth, SaaS sales is akin to the world of professional sports. That constant ebb and flow of success and failure - of winning or losing that quarter-defining deal.
With nearly 30 years of HR experience, Shelly Azen chats with us on the evolution of Organizational Health and the opportunity metrics play in aligning operational and people strategies.
Tune in as our guest, Stephanie Majors shares the importance of empathy and support when scaling Organizational Health.
One product rarely evolves to solve all of your needs or the needs of your employees— no matter how well designed it is. We all use various tools to improve our mental health, physical fitness, and overall well-being. Each product used is only one tool of many at our disposal.
Leading a team has never been more challenging. HR & People teams have been stretched thinly supporting managers facing new challenges in a remote working environment.
Now that we're all watching the Summer Olympics, I wanted to share some of the strategies we used in the 2016 Rio Olympics to help our athletes get ready for competition.
Tune in to learn how Organizational Health is comprised of a number of factors whether visible and known throughout the company or those that remain below the surface, as well as, the importance of them all both big and small.
In the most recent Huberman and Sapolsky podcast, they discussed a study about two rats on a wheel.
Our biggest fault we have when it comes to managing employee well-being & performance is this idea that it’s a linear process.
Despite leaders’ best efforts, worldwide burnout and disruptions in Organizational Health persists. In this episode we reveal why—and how to help employees begin to thrive again.
LEON's data-driven approach to organizational health due diligence brings significant value to the venture capital and private equity industry, enabling more informed investment decisions, better performance for portfolio companies, and a broader societal impact.
So, HR teams should know more about their people's overall well-being than ever before, right?
Discover how LEON is transforming investment strategies by leveraging organizational health insights to ensure long-term success in an ever-evolving market landscape.
Is there a social responsibility for investors to help create a sustainable and healthy workforce?
An honest discussion regarding the health of startup founders, and how your company may slowly be killing you.
We designed LEON to give investors an accurate picture of a company's performance related to its human capital investments.
Building happy, productive teams is hard to do. Learn how to approach Organizational Health from both a quantitative and qualitative way to implement effective strategies to meet company goals.
The growing trend towards mandatory reporting of organizational health metrics, the challenges companies face in collecting and reporting this data, and the importance of implementing accurate, auditable, and transparent reporting processes to meet the demands of investors, and other stakeholders.
Making significant decisions on how we lead teams of people is a lot like being on a diving board, alone and afraid to jump.
If you're a startup looking to raise venture capital money, you better believe that potential investors are going to be doing their due diligence.
Companies (probably companies you’ve worked for) approach “employee wellness” from two very different angles… culture and HR.
Engagement surveys are a thing of the past. You now have a new option: Always-on, always-learning Diagnostic surveys. Learn more below.
Gain better insight into your employees and the overall effectiveness of your organization.
It’s a big commitment to pay for and manage a company wellness program. But as a small or large company, offering a wellness benefit is one of the biggest perks you have when it comes to attracting and hiring talent, employee productivity, and retention.
That’s right, you guessed it. Employee burnout no longer operates in a silo. And it is no longer the sole product of our jobs (as convenient as that would would be).
A wellness benefit can have a significant impact on where people decide to work these days. So it comes as no surprise that over 70% of all companies offer some sort of employee wellness benefit today.
LEON’s Challenge Playbooks give you a healthy, safe way to improve performance without tanking well-being. Here’s how...
This blog discusses the proposed changes by the SEC around adding organizational health to ESG and provides steps for high-growth startups to prepare for the expanding role of organizational health in investment decisions.
When fast-scaling tech companies want to understand how to inspire sustainable company growth, they turn to LEON Insight.
Ever wondered how our Wellness Intelligence engine works? You're in luck. We're about to deep dive into how our Growth Widows feature can maximize how you use Playbooks with your team.
Like Gong, Drift etc., creating a new category is hard.
There's a new resource to find LEON performance managers, mental health experts, and well-being leaders for your company: LEON Experts.
Why VC's are spending big to assess organizational health before writing a check.
Every business should asses its impact on the health of employees, communities, and consumers.
This isn’t an article on our wellness intelligence platform that catches burnout & mental health issues before performance crashes. It’s an article on empowering folks like you to do that without us.
How due diligence in startup investing is expanding beyond traditional financial metrics.
Coaching and mentoring within corporations typically leave a positive effect on the employees. Tune in to hear why mentoring arguably has a more lasting impact and how it can improve employee well-being.
A Playbook Playlist to help Sales Leader’s mitigate the risk of rep burnout.
Dr. Death isn’t a Marvel super-villain.
The team at Coinbase is built for high-performance.
Burnout, we bid thee farewell.
As more and more teams grow in headcount and leaders' expectations have risen accordingly, the demands on employees have soared – it often feels like teams now need superpowers just to keep up.
A startup's success in attracting investment from venture capitalists depends on more than just its business model and product - its organizational health is equally important.
LEON Insight® gives team leaders the necessary data to create a performance management system that will accelerate productivity - for free.
We’ve all heard about those startups that began in someone’s bay area garage and went on to become behemoths of companies.
So you want to build a high-performing, highly motivated sales team! But how do you build a team so gritty that it will make Angela Duckworth blush in disbelief?