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Phil Haussler

Phil Haussler

Part tealeaf reader, part cat herder, Phil is the Director of Product at Quantum Workplace. He leads product strategy and execution to ensure our tools power our mission to make work better every day. When he’s not driving product strategy, Phil makes personalized children’s books at MarbleSpark.

Articles by Phil Haussler

4 Ways to Fix Amazon's Anytime Feedback Tool

9.12.18 by Phil Haussler
Employee Feedback, Performance Management, Company Culture

Amazon created a firestorm back in 2015, highlighted in a New York Times exposé, by launching an "Anytime Feedback Tool" that allowed employees to give anonymous feedback to anyone at any time. The article, which received blowback from Amazon’s CEO, Jeff Bezos, and employees alike, portrayed ...

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How to Get the Most Out of the HR Technology Conference & Expo

10.2.17 by Phil Haussler
Every year, the greatest minds in HR technology converge – this year, in Las Vegas – for the HR Technology Conference & Expo. When I attended it for the first time some 10 years ago, I remember being overwhelmed, underprepared, and just the right amount of excited. Here’s what I wish 2008-Phil...
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Five C-Suite Leadership Lessons from Walt Disney

7.30.13 by Phil Haussler
Managers & Leaders

“Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.”

Think Walt Disney only drew mice and princesses? Think again. Here’s a man recognized as one of history’s best storytellers, one of American’s greatest showmen, and...
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What Pro Football Can Teach Us About Succession Planning

10.20.11 by Phil Haussler
Talent Development

What’s pro football got to do with talent management?

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Leadership Secret: Fake It ‘Til You Make It

10.18.11 by Phil Haussler
Managers & Leaders

A mentor shared the following story with me:

“I was at a luncheon with 50 other CEOs and company Presidents. The speaker, a well-known leadership expert, asked the group, ‘How many of you feel like an imposter at times?’ I looked around the room and 100% of these leaders had their hands in the...

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How Apple Breaks All The “Rules” of an Innovation Culture

7.20.11 by Phil Haussler
Company Culture

Last night Apple announced financial results and blew away all expectations. It got me thinking about Apple’s culture – a culture that has supported the creation of some of the world’s most beautiful innovation.

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