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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

Words of Advice for Taking Your One on One Meetings Remote

4.2.20 by Phil Haussler
Company Culture, Research & Trends

With the outbreak of COVID-19, employees and teams are transitioning to remote work. To help organizations prepare for the coronavirus pandemic, we talked to remote-work veterans to learn their tips and tricks for having great remote one-on-one meetings.


Employee and team dynamics are...

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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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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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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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How To Be a Leader: The Lesson of "First Followers"

7.13.11 by Phil Haussler
Managers & Leaders


One of the tricky things about leadership is that it happens over long stretches of time. In hindsight, it's easy to spot great leadership. Wherever there's positive change, you can usually trace it back to a leader.


But watching leadership in action is a rarer bird indeed.

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