Whitney was featured by 500 Startups, along with 14 other female leaders, who shared tips to help organizations bring teams closer together. 500 Startups is a global venture capital firm on a mission to uplift people and economies around the world through entrepreneurship. The firm has invested in over 2,400 startups around the globe and has a portfolio of more than 5,000 founders.
In the column, Whitney and the other founders share proven strategies that leaders can use to create and foster successful teams. In Whitney’s experience, creating a North Star that your team can look to for inspiration and practical guidance is key for uniting teams and giving team members a purpose to rally around. From developing relationships through casual conversation to encouraging employees to bring their full selves to work, leaders can make their teams more successful by treating employees as people first. Read the article to find out ways leaders can bring their teams together during challenging times and beyond.