Living in San Francisco, I’ve seen the number of coworking spaces--shared workspaces where members pay an annual fee for access to a desk/table, mailbox, and other office amenities--balloon in the last few years.
Entrepreneurs like Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh and venture capitalist Brad Feld have made the case that cultural fit trumps competence, but should you really turn away someone who is highly qualified if they are weak culturally?
Seth Cargiuolo's insight:
The discussion in the comments section is just as, if not more, enlightening as the article itself. Good read.
Treating a $1.6 billion, 11,000-employee organization like it's your personal plaything isn't funny, and including a neo-hipster inside joke about Battletoads in your farewell missive doesn't make it all okay.
Seth Cargiuolo's insight:
I actually really liked Mason's resignation letter; so I disagree with Les on that point - however, there's no arguing the rest of his points. Smart advice; I especially love Lesson #3. As soon as there are other people involved, it needs to be less about you and more about *all of you*.
It’s estimated that 3 million Americans are psychopathic--meaning they display callous or non-empathetic tendencies; that, perhaps one in 10 on Wall Street are; and it’s even suggested that a touch of psychopathy may be necessary to reach the...
Are you embedding learning & knowledge management into your organizations' daily life? Or, more importantly, are you ensuring that the lessons and behaviors you want to be ingrained are the ones actually being ingrained? Simple, concise advice here.
What is the impact of Social Media’s Culture of Entitlement? Will society continue to accept social media’s free services in exchange for reduced privacy and advertising? Will there be a tipping point?
A pipeline of women in senior executive positions indicates that the ranks of female CEOs in the U.S. will grow in coming years. [KEY LEARNING: If you want to have females primed to lead at the top levels, give them P&L experience & responsibilty early!]
Conjure up the term "bad boss" and what comes to mind? Scenes of red-faced people berating subordinates in public. Smarmy souls taking credit for other people's work or saying one thing and doing another.
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