Whatever you believe, believe it to the extreme.

Do you hire for skills only? How will you evalue value-system of a potential hire? First, how do you even define those value systems?ethics.jpg

Hard working? Ethical? Team player?

Well,¬†Chamath Palihapitiya, who earlier was part of¬†Facebook’s senior executive team and now runs The Social+Capital Partnership fund has a few gems to share.


Whatever you believe, believe it to the extreme. It makes the hard times go by easier and keeps the good times in perspective.

– Very high IQ
– Strong sense of purpose
– Relentless focus on success
– Aggressive and competitive
– High quality bar bordering on perfectionism
– Likes changing and disrupting things
– New ideas on how to do things better
– High integrity
– Surrounds themselves with good people
– Cares about building real value (over perception)


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