Podcast Of The Week: Patty McCord On Standing Up To A Terrible Boss

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Patty McCord is famous for shaping the culture that helped scale Netflix from startup to world-dominating streaming service. If you’ve never seen the culture deck she created with Reid Hoffman to bring on new employees, it’s legendary. McCord guests on the How To! podcast this week to help “Shirley” (identity protected) deal with a terrible … Continue reading Podcast Of The Week: Patty McCord On Standing Up To A Terrible Boss

Create, Curate, Conversate: Lil Nas X’s Marketing Masterclass

In case you didn’t catch this, Lil Nas X just gave a masterclass on how to play the media to his advantage. Jon Caramanica’s got the play by play here, but any of us can learn from Lil Nas X about how to spread an idea, product, or service. All it takes is three words: … Continue reading Create, Curate, Conversate: Lil Nas X’s Marketing Masterclass

Want To Find Your People? Follow The Trail Of Breadcrumbs

Breadcrumbs. Little, simple, inevitable breadcrumbs. Sam Hinkie says the trick to finding great people to work with, for, or just to know, is in following the trail of breadcrumbs they’ve left behind them and imaging where it might lead in the future. Breadcrumbs might be where people worked before. They might be unique life experiences. … Continue reading Want To Find Your People? Follow The Trail Of Breadcrumbs

The Keys To Growth: Network, Brand, And Confidence

Here’s some advice from Tren Griffin to apply to ourselves or our businesses: build your network, brand, and confidence. Build them in that order, and then keep building so they compound. Let’s dissect each piece: Our network is who we know and who knows us. Our brand is what they know us for, how we … Continue reading The Keys To Growth: Network, Brand, And Confidence