Derek Shanahan is founder and Chief Community Officer of Foodtree, the first crowd-sourced global map of local food. He also runs 20 Something Bloggers, the largest and best community for personal bloggers online. He’s a Founding Advisor of Palindrome Advisors and spends his free time running along the water in Vancouver and hunting the web for new music.

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Caffeine is harmless to this code monkey. Code monkey likes to climb on top of cubicle.

When you’re building a company you want the best, most talented people you can find.

Talent is one thing: the capacity to dig deep, think big and thrive in a startup is another.

Like successful founders, great startup employees have a certain DNA, and you need to take careful steps to discover if your resumes, interview candidates and fresh hires have it.

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