Patty McCord, the previous chief talent officer at Netflix, became famous when she published a “values document” that detailed what the company expected of its people.

It was a far cry from the standard set of core values most companies post on their websites and hang on walls for employees to ignore.

Most company core values are empty. Sure, words like “integrity,” “fairness” and “accountability” are great, but they don’t spell out what employers expect of their people.

There are two statements in Ms. McCord’s values document that stand out to me.

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