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Kris Dunn says Hard Work Is Irrelevant But In The Presence Of Talent, We’ll Take It

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Got a good play for you on the way home today – embedded below (email subscribers click through to see player) is a cool NPR podcast called Planet Money – the episode I’m sharing is with Patty McCord, former CHRO at Netflix.

The hosts do a nice job of tracking the build of the Netflix culture, of which one of the cornerstones is that “hard work is irrelevant”, which seems a bit of a stretch.

Take a listen and see if you agree with the premise.  Here’s some notes on what I thought about the stance that “hard work is irrelevant:”

Read the whole post over at Kris Dunn’s The HR Capitalist (an FOT contributor blog).