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We will review our team structure periodically and seriously to find out the best mix of talents and skills. We are building a league of our own, be it a team of France or Senegal.

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I recently visited one eCommerce web site and found something enlightening in their “Culture Page”. I am sure we are not there yet, but hey, it’s good to learn something good from someone – especially it’s free. It says …

The Culture of XYZ Inc.

1. Openness

  • Recognise that good solutions to problems can come from anywhere
  • Practise candid and collaborative exchange of ideas and information
  • Be open, diplomatic and honest in dealings to earn the trust of others

2. Ownership

  • “Run it like you own it”
  • Be passionate
  • Be responsive

3. Entrepreneurial Spirit

  • Don’t be afraid to make mistakes
  • Be flexible
  • Take risks

4. Fun

  • Be able to laugh at yourself
  • Have fun working together
  • Have fun scaling new heights

5. Win-win

  • Think win-win for customers and colleagues
  • See problems as opportunities
  • Be creative

6. Teamwork

OK, page up and read it again šŸ˜Ž And ask yourself why we are not there yet.

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Author: Michael Yung

Michael possessed over 30 years of experience in Information Technology with focuses on complex application development, database technologies and IT strategy. He also spent the last 20 years in Internet technology, eCommerce development / operations, web usability, computer security and Public Key Infrastructure technologies.

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