8 lessons on building a company people enjoy working for

8 lessons on building a company people enjoy working for

Most companies operate on a set of policies: mandated vacation days, travel guidelines, standard work hours, annual goals. But what happens when a company looks less to control and more to trust? Patty McCord, the iconic former chief talent officer at Netflix, shares...
Video Of The Week: Patty McCord on Rethinking How We Manage People

Video Of The Week: Patty McCord on Rethinking How We Manage People

The Gotham Gal and I got to see Patty McCord give a talk a few months ago and I was blown away by her pragmatic, no-nonsense, calling out bullshit approach to managing people. Patty helped Netflix build their culture and left about six years ago to advise companies,...
How do CEOs create an ideal work culture? ‘You live it’

How do CEOs create an ideal work culture? ‘You live it’

Patty McCord spent years as an executive at Netflix, where she was responsible for reimagining office culture and disrupting best practices. Her latest book is called “Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility.” McCord offers her Brief but Spectacular...