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What leadership values and beliefs we use in Tradeshift to drive growth and alignment

What leadership values and beliefs we use in Tradeshift to drive growth and alignment

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  • 1. Global Leader Camp
  • 2. We want to build a company that matters, that have a meaningful impact on the world
  • 3. We want to democratize business
  • 4. Create transparency, growth and new jobs
  • 5. We want to be able to IPO that company in 3 years
  • 6. Here is what we need to § The world's largest b2b network measured in active users § Realize USD XXXm in revenue in 2016 § Build the world’s largest platform for networked business apps
  • 7. It’s not really possible
  • 8. Here is where we were three years ago
  • 9. Today we are a 150 people, with offices in San Francisco, Copenhagen, London, Suzhou and Paris with more than $100m in funding and double digit revenues and plenty of Fortune 500 Customers
  • 10. That’s not really possible either
  • 11. Leadership in a startup is the job of making the impossible reality
  • 12. What do that mean in Tradeshift?
  • 13. Leadership is shaped by your personal values, courage to act on your beliefs and your ability to execute
  • 14. A leaders ability to execute depends on the personal beliefs, the courage to act and the ability to execute of anyone who follows him
  • 15. What leadership feels like in a startup You
  • 16. My personal beliefs
  • 17. Start-ups are factories of make-believe We only fly because everyone closes their eyes and believe we can
  • 18. Flying requires bold and visionary ambition Nobody want to take a leap on faith on something that is not meaningful
  • 19. Vision without execution is just hallucination (it feels good, but don’t do shit) The difference between being a liar or a visionary is razor thin, execution is the difference
  • 20. Lead from the front Be the first to shovel shit, and carry your weight
  • 21. Fight for your vision, always Quitting is for pussies
  • 22. Challenge conventional wisdom If most people agree, they are probably wrong – selection bias is deadly
  • 23. Be the the first to change direction when needed The past is only context, not direction (history don’t repeat itself)
  • 24. Radical Trust Trust everyone, absolutely and if they fuck-up, help them and keep trusting them
  • 25. Vulnerability is a strength not a weakness I’m an insecure overachiever
  • 26. Empathy Don’t be an asshole
  • 27. This is what I believe, but what I believe won’t matter unless those who lead and follow with me don’t share the vision, the beliefs and have the courage to act
  • 28. At the end of the day it will not be about what I believe or do, it will be about what we believe and do
  • 29. As a Tradeshift Global Leader I expect you to be out there every day, leading from the front, using your own personal beliefs and courage to create the results we all need.
  • 30. Making the impossible reality