I was employee #1 at Basecamp. Here's my take on the recent blowup there.
Talking politics was banned leading to 1/3rd of the company leaving. A look at what happens when partisanship, remote work, and the Pyramid of Hate collide.
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In what feels like a former life, I was employee #1 at Basecamp. True story. It was called 37signals back then and I worked there over a decade. I co-wrote the book REWORK along with the company’s founders (Jason Fried and David Hei…
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