Patty McCord brings the Silicon Valley concepts of fresh ideas and innovation and applies them to rethinking the way we work.

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Episode 647: Hard Work Is Irrelevant

Episode 647: Hard Work Is Irrelevant

Most companies reward hard work. This is why people get paid overtime, and why full-time workers make more than part-time ones. But, if you think about it, hard work alone says nothing about how much value you create. You could be toiling day and night,...

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Why Engineers Should Switch Jobs Every Four Years

Why Engineers Should Switch Jobs Every Four Years

Before people object to what is written in this article solely because of the title, hear this one out first. While it may look bad in the resume to be jumping companies from time to time, new research says that it is not entirely a bad thing. The previous...

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Should I Quit My Job? 9 Signs It’s Time

Should I Quit My Job? 9 Signs It’s Time

And that's actually pretty great. None of us will be happy in our careers every day of every year. If that's what you're looking for, good luck. But you should find satisfaction in the work you do regularly. Because as nice as it is to talk about work/life...

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Patty McCord brings the Silicon Valley concepts of fresh ideas and innovation and applies them to rethinking the way we work. She challenges norms and invites us to reconsider the idea of “best practices.”
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