John Doerr on why HR matters for small businesses and entrepreneurs

John Doerr, chair of the venture capital firm KPCB, has been a board member of Google (now Alphabet) and mentor to Google’s founders since the company’s beginning. Doerr sat down with Prasad Setty, Google’s VP of People Analytics & Compensation, to discuss why a company’s culture and people cannot take a back seat to business execution. “As early as possible, try to get clear on what the culture is of your organization because,” Doerr says. “Culture will allow your team, your people, yourself to make the right decisions more often and faster.”

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