A Case of the Mondays
"Understand why YOU are valuable" w/ Patty McCord
Apr 13, 2020 · 1 hr 21 min
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Today, Chris sits down with author, speaker, and former Chief Talent Officer of Netflix, Patty McCord. They talk about how she built Netflix's legendary talent culture, how sexual discrimination hurts EVERYONE, why diversity is important, and why we need to dramatically evolve the way we think about work and careers.

Chris opens by talking about why expertise is valuable, and why just being smart or wealthy is no substitution for actually knowing what you're talking about.

Read more:
Website: About Patty McCord
Book: Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility
Deck: The Netflix Culture Deck
Article: Elon Musk Criticized for Donating Sleep Apea Ventilators

About Patty:

Patty McCord served as chief talent officer of Netflix for fourteen years and
helped create the Netflix Culture Deck. Since it was first posted on the web, the
Culture Deck has been viewed more than 15 million times, and Sheryl Sandberg
has said that it "...may be the most important document ever to come out of Silicon
Valley."

Currently, Patty coaches and advises a small group of companies and entrepreneurs
on culture and leadership. She also speaks to groups and teams around the world.
Patty's book Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility was
published in January of 2018.

Patty participated in IPOs at Netflix and, before that, Pure Atria Software. A
veteran of Sun Microsystems, Borland, and Seagate Technologies, she has also
worked with small start-ups. Her background includes staffing, diversity,
communications, and international human resources positions.

Currently, Patty coaches and advises a small group of companies and entrepreneurs
on culture and leadership. She also speaks to groups and teams around the world.

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