Who knew that for you and your significant other to “Netflix and Chill”, a multi-billion dollar company would have to upturn how firms are run, question basic assumptions and have a work culture the world balks at.
Video-streaming service Netflix has survived the dotcom bubble, the 2008 financial crisis, the shift from physical stores to mail-order DVDs to streaming and downloading. It has not just survived, it has thrived.
Netflix is a giant in every sense of the word—present in over 150 countries, licensing and creating content in dozens of languages and arguably pioneering the subscription revolution; making people pay for ad-free content online was unthinkable in large parts of the world even five years ago.
Now, a new book by its co-founder and co-CEO Reed Hastings, along with Erin