Ray Parkar

An unstructured collection of thoughts about building products.

Tag: culture

  • Building teams is hard, start with trust.

    Building teams is really hard. I’ve been lucky to have been part of and lead some wonderful teams over the years, and one thing has been a common thread throughout all of them. Trust. The best teams I’ve ever had the pleasure of leading or being a part of have had this key trait between…

  • Apprenticeships

    Apprenticeships are a subject close to my heart. As someone who started my career as an apprentice, I’ve always been highly appreciative of the people and environment I was placed into at the beginning of my career. I started my career with really strong mentors and leaders who put in place a system that allowed…