Shopify’s ‘core beliefs’ have been ‘muddied,’ ‘divisiveness cannot be tolerated’: Lütke memo


In an August 2020 email to managers published by Business Insider yesterday, the CEO said employees should regard themselves as a “team, not a family,” and that the e-commerce company “cannot solve every societal problem” and must focus on its goal of enabling entrepreneurs to run businesses. He also emphasized the importance of “straight performance output” and listed “endless Slack trolling, victimhood thinking, us-vs-them divisiveness, and zero sum thinking” as threats to a team’s cohesiveness. Shopify did not immediately respond to The Logic’s request for comment. (Business Insider, The Logic)

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