July 20, 2017

How Uber’s CEO Missed The Moment That Could Save His Company

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Tweet This I now believe that if every entrepreneur doubles the amount of time and focus they spend on their company’s culture, they would see long-term ROI on that time.

When a leader shows humility, takes responsibility, and is willing to change, people rally behind that leader.

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Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of US tranportation company Uber Travis Kalanick gestures as he speaks at an event in New Delhi on December 16, 2016. / AFP / MONEY SHARMA (Photo credit should read MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images) I’ve been a big fan and user of Uber since they arrived in my city years ago. But the news surrounding them in the last six months has me withdrawing my “raving fan” status.

While Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has successfully revolutionized an industry, the buzz surrounding Uber of late is, to put it mildly, not good, and it all has one common denominator: bad company culture. Whether it’s a history of mistreating women , Kalanick being caught on film shouting at a driver, or, more tragically, Uber cited as a reason that an engineer committed suicide, the wash of bad publicity is leaving a behind […]

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