Preface: Why Google’s rules will work for you

Chapter 1: Becoming a Founder

Chapter 2: Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast

Chapter 3: Lake Wobegon, Where All the New Hires Are Above Average

Chapter 4: Searching for the Best

Chapter 5: Don’t Trust Your Gut

Chapter 6: Let the Inmates Run the Asylum

Chapter 7: Why Everyone Hates Performance Management and What We Decided to Do About It

Chapter 8: The Two Tails

Chapter 9: Build a Learning Institution

Chapter 10: Pay Unfairly

Chapter 11: The Best Things in Life are Free (or Almost Free)

Chapter 12: Nudge…a Lot

Chapter 13: It’s Not All Rainbows and Unicorns (Google’s Past Mistakes)

Chapter 14: What You Can Do Starting Tomorrow

  1. Give your work meaning.
  2. Trust your people.
  3. Hire only people who are better than you.
  4. Don’t confuse development with managing performance.
  5. Focus on the two tails.
  6. Be frugal and generous.
  7. Pay unfairly.
  8. Nudge.
  9. Manage the rising expectations.
  10. Enjoy!

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