Leadership Bullies vs Champions

I worked with a leader who inspired fear every time he worked with his reports. He would say, ‘To respect me they must fear me’. And to that, I would say ‘Fear gets impressive short term results, but makes for depressing long term results.’ When they stop fearing you,...

Start Up Mistake: Hiring an HR leader TOO LATE

Marc Andreessen says most companies put off hiring a HR leader too long. The delay makes the company more at risk of “catastrophic failure through self-inflicted wounds,” according to Andreessen. In an interview with tech industry veteran Elad Gil for his...

Psychological Safety

Do you know what the new work ‘stress’ issue is? It is what I like to call our current ‘culture of contentiousness’ that have created a need for ‘psychological safety’ (you can thank Google leadership for this term). It is the...