Microsoft and GitHub: A combined love of empowering developers

June 6, 2018 •

Excited to see GitHub combining with Microsoft as it continues to pursue its mission of empowering developers worldwide.

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The Art and Science of Leadership at Scale: 3 Lessons from Sheryl Sandberg

June 5, 2018 •

3 lessons from Sheryl Sandberg on the art and science of leadership at scale:

  1. Great leaders create open communication cultures.
  2. Hire for roles that never existed before.
  3. Seek respectful disagreement (and embrace failure).

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How to Scale a Magical Experience: 4 Lessons from Airbnb’s Brian Chesky

May 22, 2018 •

4 lessons on how to scale a magical experience from Airbnb’s Brian Chesky:

  1. Pay passionate attention to your user.
  2. Design an 11-star experience.
  3. Create a magical experience… and then figure out what part of that magical thing can scale.
  4. Take advantage of the time before you scale.

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5 Steps to Finding Your Next Big Idea from Spanx’s Sara Blakely

May 3, 2018 •

5 steps to find your next big idea from Spanx’s Sara Blakely:

  1. Clearly define your purpose.
  2. Always be on the hunt for your big idea.
  3. Put yourself in situations where inspiration is most likely to strike.
  4. Once you find your big idea, pursue it.
  5. Find help in the right places.

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Become a Transcendent Leader

May 2, 2018 •

In Fred Kofman’s new book THE MEANING REVOLUTION, he emphasizes leadership over management, and paradoxically asserts that “a transcendent leader has no followers.” Instead, “he or she must be self-effacing to let people connect directly to the mission and the values.” I strongly encourage you to read this timely and profound book.

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