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Podcast: Episode 114: Must Listen

Harness the passion of internal factions


Every company has its own internal factions: engineers vs. designers, East Coast vs. West, IT vs. everybody. The trick is turning factionalism into healthy competition that propels you toward your shared mission. At Motorola, Cisco, and now her start-up Fable, Padma Warrior has tapped into the power of internal divisions. It’s not about separating people into warring camps; it’s about building bridges from our differences, rather than divisions.


“I believe that internal factions can actually unite, rather than divide you — if you can harness them to serve a larger mission.”