Patty McCord brings the Silicon Valley concepts of fresh ideas and innovation and applies them to rethinking the way we work.
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One person who helped Hastings create that culture is a woman named Patty McCord. The former head of human resources at Pure Software, she was also Hastings’s neighbor in Santa Cruz. She car-pooled to work with him and socialized with his family on weekends. “I...read more
Under the direction of Reed Hastings and Patty McCord, Netflix prospered with groundbreaking HR policies, which Patty wrote about in How Netflix Reinvented HR (Harvard Business Review, December 2014). The first of five basic precepts that drove Netflix’s HR policies...read more
"Patty McCord, former chief talent officer at Netflix who coauthored the deck with Hastings, was initially surprised that such a sparsely designed set of slides could create such a stir. But, she believes, its appeal lies in its simple messages: forget processes and...read more
Patty McCord brings the Silicon Valley concepts of fresh ideas and innovation and applies them to rethinking the way we work. She challenges norms and invites us to reconsider the idea of “best practices.”
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