If I Told You I Were Leaving, How Hard Would You Work to Keep Me?

This wonderful 128 slide presentation from the CEO of Netflix on how they think about corporate culture — truly awesome stuff — has the following two gems:

The Keeper Test for Managers: Which of my people, if they told me they were leaving in two months for a similar job at a peer company, would I fight hard to keep at Netflix?

Corollary: To avoid surprises, periodically ask your manager, "If I told you I were leaving, how hard would you work to change my mind to stay at Netflix?"

And this quote:

 "If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the people to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea." – Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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