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8 lessons on building a company people enjoy working for

Enjoyed this TED Talk: 8 lessons on building a company people enjoy working for by Patty McCord

Patty McCord, who always wanted to be an HR Professional, shares wonderful and simple lessons that makes the employee enjoy working for their company.

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3 ways to be a better ally in the workplace

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3 ways to be a better ally in the workplace by Melinda Epler

Epler shares three ways to support underrepresented people in a workplace. She insists on having and being an ally to the one who face discrimination. She shares how she was underrepresented in her workplace and how she expects the colleagues to support her.

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Why good leaders make you feel safe

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Why good leaders make you feel safe by Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek defines Leadership as a Choice and not a rank or an authority.

According to him, we can call a leader a good leader when
1. They take risk before anybody else.
2. They sacrifice themselves to make their people safe & protected.
3. They provide trust & cooperation.

Analogy:

Great leader is like a parent.

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Why the secret to success is setting the right goals

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Why the secret to success is setting the right goals by John Doerr

Doer exposes us a goal setting system – OKR – Objectives and Key Results that has been employed by Google, Intel and Bono to set and execute on audacious goals.

Many of us are setting wrong goals and most of us are not setting goals, but setting goals work for organization, team and even for individuals. Truly transformational teams combine their ambitions to their passion and to their purpose, and they develop a clear and compelling sense of why.

A simple goal setting system – OKR (Objective and Key Results)

  1. Objective – what one want to have accomplished
  2. Key Results – How one going to get the objective done

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