Book Review: Measure What Matters

April 26, 2018 •

Whether you’re a seasoned CEO or a first-time entrepreneur, you’ll find valuable lessons, tools, and inspiration in the pages of Measure What Matters.

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The Right Way to Build an Online Community: 3 Rules From Investor and Flickr Cofounder Caterina Fake

April 20, 2018 •

3 rules to build an online community the right way from Caterina Fake:

  1. Think about the community—not the tool—you want to build.
  2. Shape the conversation from day one… and continue to engage after that.
  3. Know who you are, who you’re for, and what you stand for.

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How to Turn Failure into Success: Lessons from Slack’s Stewart Butterfield on the Masters of Scale podcast

April 12, 2018 •

4 lessons on how to turn failure into success from Stewart Butterfield:

  1. A great pivot almost always springs from failure.
  2. Stack rank your best idea, dig in… and know when to quit.
  3. Take responsibility for and care of your employees.
  4. Storytelling may be the most potent tool in a pivot.

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How to Scale Impact: Lessons from Starbucks Founder Howard Schultz

April 5, 2018 •

3 lessons on how to scale impact from Howard Schultz:

  1. It’s not all about profit.
  2. The smartest investment is your team.
  3. Don’t underestimate the power of human interaction.

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Never underestimate your first idea

February 21, 2018 •

5 takeaways for serial entrepreneurs from my conversation with Ev Williams:

  1. Bet on the way the world is moving.
  2. Start from where you are.
  3. Don’t worry about a wipeout.
  4. Persevere. And position yourself for luck.
  5. Don’t derail your own destiny.

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