From a slide deck about culture at Netflix:
You say what you think even if it is controversial
You are tenacious
You are quick to admit mistakes
It's about effectiveness -- not effort
Need a culture that avoids the rigidity, politics, mediocrity, and complacency that infects most organizations as they grow
It will always suck to work for large organizations, and the larger the organization, the more it will suck.
If you are not criticized, you may not be doing much.
Not enough gets said about the importance of abandoning crap.
If you're not failing all the time, you're not creating a situation where you can get super-lucky.
It was about this time I conceived the bold and arduous project of arriving at moral perfection.