Creating Value from Nothing

Bo Lu
Marketplace design, product management, operational excellence
Created 26 Jun 2021
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  • Ownership and Building Great Things
    12 Oct 2021 • 6 min read
    Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay We wrote an article previously about curiosity and initiative, two of our necessary, non-negotiable values that we look for in new hires. When we talk about curiosit...
  • The Synergy of Curiosity and Initiative
    08 Oct 2021 • 6 min read
    Image by mwitt1337 from Pixabay When Clipboard Health recruits, one of the questions we like to field the most is “What does it take to be successful at your company?”. Part of the reason why is that ...
  • Be a little unreasonable
    06 Oct 2021 • 6 min read
    Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay Being reasonable is something that sounds definitionally good. If I tell you a relative was unreasonable at Thanksgiving dinner, you don’t assume it was a posi...
  • Un-gaming your culture
    05 Oct 2021 • 6 min read
    Image by RonaldCandonga from Pixabay A lot of talk goes around on workplace culture - what it is, how it can be negative/positive, etc - and a fair amount of money and time gets spent trying to improv...
  • Cultivating Humility
    29 Sep 2021 • 8 min read
    Image by sasint from Pixabay Laurence J. Peter’s The Peter Principle is a 1970’s book dealing with a simple concept. People who do good work in any given job role tend to be promoted. That means any g...
  • The Kind of Writing Your Company Needs
    27 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay At Clipboard Health, we talk about writing a lot. One of the first things we give people to read when they start working here is a link to this excellent article by S...
  • Staying Out of Your Lane
    24 Sep 2021 • 6 min read
    Image by David Mark from Pixabay Anyone who has ever got a mortgage loan probably knows that when things go wrong, they tend to go wrong at the point of handing off responsibility. You’ve been working...
  • Trust is the Product
    21 Sep 2021 • 8 min read • 1 0
    Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Consider rideshare apps like Lyft and Uber. If you were going on a trip, Lyft (or Uber) would be part of your unspoken plans, whether you thought about them consciou...
  • The Dangers of Half-Remote
    17 Sep 2021 • 7 min read
    Image by chenspec from Pixabay Covid has forced a lot of changes in how we do business, and one of the ways it did so that seems like it will plausibly have long-term impacts is how it interacted with...
  • Team Members are Team Members - No Matter Where They Live
    16 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 1 0
    Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay I was recently having a discussion with one of our managers who works with a team who is composed almost entirely of workers from overseas. One of the standard tools...
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