Host: Reid Hoffman – founder of LinkedIn Topic: How to Kill Your Bad Ideas GUEST: Mark Pincus – founder of Zynga INTRO “I believe you have to be relentless about pursuing a big opportunity when you see it. But you also have to be ruthless about killing your own bad ideas along the way.”
MASTERS OF SCALE Host: Reid Hoffman – founder of LinkedIn Guest: Stacy Brown-Philpot – CEO of TaskRabbit Topic: Keep Humans in the Equation INTRO Like any catchy tune, a good jingle can get in your head and make a lesson stick Others repeat it and, in turn, learn from them Humans are learning machines
This is an experimental post/set of posts. While many of our favorite podcasts talk about starting a new business, few actually get into the details of how to run a real business. I recently founded a company that raised over $100 million from “top tier” venture capitalists and needed to quickly become operational across NYC
This episode contains some of the best lessons Tim has learned about investing, making money, and growing your personal wealth. It was inspired by his recent talk with Ray Dalio, which has been incredibly popular and led to many additional questions about money and investing.
There is no doubt we need to create systems and procedures
Marc Andreessen (@pmarca) is a legendary figure in Silicon Valley — and worldwide. Even in the epicenter of tech, it’s hard to find a more fascinating icon.
Marc co-created the highly influential Mosaic Internet browser, the first widely used graphical web browser. He also co-founded Netscape, which later sold to AOL for $4.2 billion. Then he
Listen to the Podcast with @reidhoffman and Michael McCullough the founder of QuestBridge.org 7.5/10 Microphones What Reid took from his alternative schooling in Vermont (Putney School): Grounding in the breadth of human condition, perhaps more so than most people in silicon valley who are valley narrowly focused Tips for Non-Technical Founders: Depends on how
Listen to the original, Podcast Score: 6/10 Microphones Stacy Brown-Philpot: Previously leading operations at Google, COO at Task Rabbit and newest HP Board Member What Boards are Looking for: Seated executives Often retiring execs, but trend it towards current execs who have real time info to bring Diversity of gender/race and age who is in touch