One of the great things about startups is that you get to "start from scratch" and create whatever culture you want. You don’t get handed a 275 page how to act like a BigCo employee manual on your first day of work immediately prior to your two week orientation at a conference center in Iowa City.
My friends at Lijit have a great sense of humor which is driven top down by the CEO Todd Vernon. I was inspired to post this after waking up to my twitters and seeing that Ari Newman had twittered that Lijit wins for best maint. page.
One of Lijit’s publisher evangelists, Tara Anderson, has a great series up on her blog where she profiles each Lijit employee. Here is a photo of me hugging one of my favorite cactuses (or is it cacti?)
And then there is the official Lijit Rock Band – Hamswords.
Remember – it’s your company. Laugh a little.