Netflix Sharing the Leadership

Here’s a story of a lift-off moment at Netflix, some crazy freedoms and a lack of rules that made scaling up possible. When Patti McCord’s boss hired her to move to Netflix he said let’s make the company we always dreamed of. She said no. He said what if…

… we wrote down all the mistakes we ever made and we promised we would never make them again? She still said no but then she moved to be Chief Talent Officer shaping the culture of Netflix.

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Here is Patti McCord’s deck of 124 slides that has been described by Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, as “one of the most important documents to come out of Silicon Valley”. It has been viewed five millions times on line.