Our Core Values
The Nerdery’s core values are cornerstones that support our vision to be the best place in the world for Nerds to work. Our core values are rooted in reflective analysis of how we’ve made decisions in the past, as people and as professionals, and in how we intend to keep moving forward as a company – in order to form a more perfect Nerdery.
Constantly push boundaries.
We ferociously reject the concept of “can’t” and constantly push the barriers that are set in front of us. We don’t give up on technical problems or business challenges. We’re un-stumpable by choice, because we choose to have the fortitude and tenacity to continue with little regard to the odds. We persevere when others have given up and we take pride in our ability to never let a problem get the best of us. We have grit.
Win by empowering people.
We believe 100% of our success comes from the people on our team and their passionate engagement in their work. We believe in letting people succeed or fail by letting them try - we give them our trust and then stand behind their decisions. There is nothing as powerful in business or life as a person who is engaged in a mission and empowered to see it through.
Solve problems pragmatically.
We believe the end is infinitely more important than the means, and strive to solve problems in the most logical and efficient way possible. We take a pragmatic approach, believing a logical solution to the problem is generally self-evident. We believe in being agile and applying common sense solutions to our challenges.
We believe no amount of success, profit, or victory is worth compromising our integrity. We strive to do the right thing, every time. We take responsibility for the commitments we make to our customers and employees, and believe it is our solemn obligation to follow through. We believe our word, whether explicit or implied, is more important than anything else.
We believe we will always have new challenges to tackle, and in all cases, the best ideas should be the ones that win regardless of the source. We are self aware and seek to transcend our weaknesses with the strengths of other people. We carry ourselves with quiet confidence and let the world develop their sense of us through our actions.