118 – Why Netflix Doesn’t Tolerate Brilliant Jerks

Netflix doesn’t tolerate brilliant jerks, nor should any self-respecting company. Fred Coon, CEO at Stewart, Cooper & Coon, interviews Jim Schleckser, CEO of Inc. CEO Project, about managing the brilliant but disruptive employee. You know the one. High IQ and Low EQ. Managing and growing productive teams is hard enough but adding this component to the mix makes any manager’s job 10x harder. Fred and Jim discuss best practice management tactics for maximizing the performance of teams stuck with a highly-value brilliant jerk.