Culture is an expression of what you and your senior team want to be (Feat. Reed Hastings)
Fast clipping from Blitzscaling 16, snippet from the talk. Research material.
Even in a, let’s take a Hollywood studio, that many of you would not like to work in. They have a very clear system of how to operate, in terms of how they manage the politics, and it’s internally consistent. (Reed Hastings @ Greylock, 2015, 13:41)
And everybody knows it and the people who get good at it love it, and a lot of people don’t. It’s not inherently awful or ineffective, it just wasn’t right, say, for us. (Reed Hastings @ Greylock, 2015, 13:54)
So, that’s why I think culture is an expression of what you and your senior team want to be. (Reed Hastings @ Greylock, 2015, 14:09)
Reed Hastings. Greylock Partners. (Nov 23, 2015.) Blitzscaling 16: Reed Hastings on Building a Streaming Empire [video]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYhP08uuffs