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Why Netflix's CEO wants his employees to fail more

While on a podcast last week, I was asked about my favorite quote. I immediately thought of this from T.S. Eliot. Even reading it now makes me a bit uncomfortable. It challenges me to get out of my comfort zone, to push to the edge and make mistakes. I hope you enjoy this week’s curation of articles and podcasts focused on celebrating failures, being compassionate to yourself and how it can help you be a better leader.

Carolina Zuleta, the Founder of the New Feminine Revolution Podcast, goes deep in an interview with Julie Rodgers COO of Hireology. In this amazing interview, Julie shares her experience of being a leader, a mother and of the power she gained when she learned to be compassionate towards herself. This is honestly one of the best interviews I’ve heard in a long time. Take the time to listen. Why Netflix's CEO wants his people to fail more.

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has gone on public record complaining that his team has had to cancel too few of the in-house series they’ve produced. Because the only thing worse than failing is not putting yourself out there far enough to fail. See who else is asking for more failure from their teams. What are the 5 things you need to know about employee engagement? Here are five clean, clear and concise points about why managers should care about the engagement of employees and what to do about it. I love how it can be done in minutes, NOT hours. Take a read.

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