“There’s Way Too Much Happy Talk in Business.” Time for Real Transparency.
Chris Barbin’s experience is broad and deep. He was a co-founder and CEO of Appirio, an information technology consulting company that was acquired by Wipro, which named Barbin its chief culture officer until he left that role earlier this year. He is also a venture partner at GGV Capital. I first met Barbin seven years ago, and was eager to catch up with him to hear how his thinking about culture and teams had evolved. He shared many smart insights in our interview.
Q. What are the things that matter to a healthy culture?
A. Transparency is important. People use that word all the time but I don’t think a lot of leaders are great at true transparency…