Water Cooler Wisdom
Lead with Passion, Humility & Love.
A “good” decision should make all the stakeholders unhappy because no individual or group got all they wanted.
Everyone must get advice before making a decision. If you don’t seek advice, “you’re fired.”
Rule # 7
Put other stakeholders (shareholders, customers, suppliers, etc) equal to or above yourself.
Principles and values must guide all decisions.
RULE # 5
Fairness means treating everybody differently.
RULE # 4
Eliminate management, organization charts, job descriptions, and hourly wages.
RULE # 3
Attempt to create the most fun workplace in the history of the world.
RULE # 2
The purpose of business is not to maximize profits for shareholders but to steward our resources to serve the world in an economically sustainable way.
RULE # 1
When given the opportunity to use our ability to reason, make decisions, and take responsibility for our actions, we experience joy at work.