Trust and Impact

Via James Yu's farewell blog post on his startup employee life at Scribd.

This brings us to the most important quality that enables impact: trust. Without trust, employees aren't empowered. And without empowerment, there can be no impact... This is exactly the reason why startup hiring is difficult: the amount of trust required in the candidate is magnitudes above that of large companies.

It is so hard when you are evolving from one to two.