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  • Open, clear and constant communication: across the entire company about the work to be done and challenges being faced.
  • Radical honesty: telling one...

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Powerful: Radical ideas from Netflix

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Powerful

by Patty McCord

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The most successful organizations will be the ones in which everyone, on every team, understands that all bets are off and everything is changing – and thinks that’s great.

Being comfortable ...

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A business leader’s job is to create great teams that do amazing work on time. That’s it. That’s the job of management.

If you and your managers build great teams, they will help you solve yo...

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When employees start to whine about a process, the CEO has to really dig into what’s bothering them, because they hate senseless bureaucracy, not discipline.

When your company grows, there ar...

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Efficient teams are created by hiring talented people who are adults and want nothing more than to tackle a challenge, and then communicating to them, clearly and continuously, about what that chal...

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The most important thing about giving feedback is that it must be about behaviour, rather than some essential characteristics of a person, like ‘you’re unfocused’.

You cannot sugarcoat feedba...

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You have to exhibit the courage you want people to have.

Actions speak louder than words. What you do as a leader says more than even the most inspiring speech. Lead by example to ha...

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The benefit of being radically honest: If you want to know what people are thinking, there is no good replacement for simply asking them, best of all face to face.

If you want a culture of ca...

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Collaborating with HR to hire is just the beginning of building a great team. It also includes asking tough questions like, “Are we limited by the team we have, not the team we should have?”

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Great teams are not created with incentives, procedures, and perks. They are created by hiring talented people who are adults and want nothing more than to tackle a challenge, and then communicatin...

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There’s a big difference between a team and a family: teams change regularly and are optimized to win at all times, while families strive to stick together no matter what.

Treating employees ...

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  1. Imagine six months from now, you have the most amazing team you ever assembled and you’re saying to yourself, “Wow, those guys are awesome! I can’t believe what they’re accomplishing.”

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