Don’t Hire Your Friends Into Your Startup

You need resources quickly. Should you hire friends and family?

Joe Procopio
5 min readJun 16, 2022

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At what point does your employee become your friend and at what point does your friend become your employee?

This is one of my least favorite questions. And I get it more often than you’d think. Because it’s where a lot of startups fall apart for the worst…

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Joe Procopio

I'm a multi-exit, multi-failure entrepreneur. NLG pioneer. Building TeachingStartup.com & GROWERS. Write at Inc.com and BuiltIn.com. More at joeprocopio.com