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Two-Minute Takeaways: Powerful by Patty McCord

Some FISD members recently read Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility by Patty McCord. Prior to writing the book, McCord served as Chief Talent Officer at Netflix where she was co-creator of the famed Netflix Culture Deck. Below are some of the book’s most important takeaways, according to FISD Reads group leader Hope “Hope-rah” Wilkes.


Business Books on Ambition, Culture, Power and Decision-Making

It's August—hard to believe!—and I hope you will still get some vacation time in at the lake, beach or mountains perhaps, or even your front porch. To accompany you, here are some business book suggestions. One note: An esteemed colleague here, unaware of my list, told me yesterday how much Powerful (see book 3) is changing her thinking.