The strength of the personal relationships within your team are what help get you through the highs and lows of startups. Maybe it matters more when you are a small startup and spend lots and lots of time together... less so when you reach 111 employees like Medium? That said, is it a bad thing to want to like your team enough to spend time in and out of the office together?

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Aaron Batalion

Aaron Batalion

NewCo. Past: Partner, @LightspeedVP. Founder/CTO, LivingSocial. Tweeting at @abatalion