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What I learned from being my husband’s boss

February 14, 2020 - By Debbie Sterling

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Debbie Sterling of GoldieBlox reflects on what it was like to bring her husband on board at the startup.

I used to work at a company owned by a married couple, and I witnessed them argue regularly in front of the staff. It was always really awkward, and seeing that, I vowed I would never work with my husband. That vow eventually went out the window as you can tell by the title of this article, but we managed to keep the ones we made on our wedding day. Do we still work together? No. But the time we did taught us some important lessons on partnership and leadership.

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