From virtually no spending controls to ‘just take some’ vacation, Netflix’s innovation has stemmed from a simple set of rules. Erin Meyer uncovers how you can foster a culture of freedom and innovation.
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Erin Meyer is an author and professor at INSEAD Business School, based in Paris. She is most known for writing the book, The Culture Map: Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business. Her work focuses on how the world’s most successful leaders navigate the complexities of cultural differences in a multicultural environment.
Erin joins the show to share how we can all lead with a culture of innovation. In this conversation, I go through her latest book that she co-authored with Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention. Tune in to learn more about what frameworks foster freedom, how a workplace can operate with no policies, and what you can learn from the ‘Keeper Test’.
- The kind of ‘no rules ethos’ Netflix follows (05:39)
- The impact of freedom and how it fosters high density talent (09:14)
- Having thick skin (12:26)
- Building a culture of candor and feedback (21:35)
- The ‘take some’ vacation policy (24:37)
- How to build a culture similar to Netflix (33:28)
“Feedback is rarely comfortable but it helps us in incredible ways.”– Erin Meyer
- ‘No Rules Rules’ by Erin Meyer and Reed Hastings
- ‘The Culture Map’ by Erin Meyer
- Erin’s LinkedIn
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