Ben Horowitz on how leader of the Haitian slave revolution Toussaint Louverture changed culture.
1. Keep what works: For any culture revolution, figure out what is already working and don’t throw it away.
2. Create shocking rules: Rules that are either challenging to follow or out of the box can keep people accountable.
3. Incorporate people from other cultures: Bring people in who resemble the culture you want to build.
4. Make decisions as a leader that demonstrate new priorities.