Who doesn’t love a great sports analogy?
John Donahoe, the former CEO of eBay, shares battle tested advice in this article from Stanford Business Insights. He provides some real-life insight into some of the key decisions he made throughout his career. Learn why he continues to advocate for a great life, not just a great career, and the importance of “taking swings”.
This second article talks about how to create the space needed in order to reach rational decisions. Think about when you’ve given advice to a friend, and how you could almost “see” how their emotions were impacting their decision-making. Why isn’t it that obvious when it comes to ourselves? We loved the simple idea of viewing yourself as a “friend” as a way to create that distance. Try it and let us know how it goes!
And finally, Come see us at HRWest 2017!
We’ll be co-presenting with Bob Huynh, VP of HR. Through tours of duty at Sprint, Slide (acquired by Google), Tapjoy and Viki (acquired by Rakuten), Bob has been through all the ups and downs of growing companies. We’ll discuss common leadership challenges in high-growth startups and share specific strategies and case studies from real-life companies!