Be yourself, be consistent. Others will take notice. Celebrate the small wins!
Everywhere I look, smart people are hunkering down and focusing. The All in Podcast gang have been preaching this of late. Bill Gurley agrees with Gavin (more on this below). And Fred Wilson had this to say: Startups are going to have a tough year in 2023. While many have
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Today is my first day as VP Marketing at Lightspin [https://resources.lightspin.io/try-free] and I am so excited to tell you about why I joined and what you can expect from me and the team. Lightspin is making every stage of cloud security simple and accessible. Protecting your
Memos are the litmus test of good thinking. The best business thinkers and leaders are prolific writers. Emails, slide decks, meeting notes, memos and plans - that is how business is done. That is how thinking is done. One of my first jobs out of college was as a commercial
I recently wrote a guest blog post for Heavybit, the San Francisco-based accelerator for developer and enterprise startups. I reposted the content here but you can view the original content [https://www.heavybit.com/library/blog/community-building-tools-hackerone/] on the Heavybit blog. Enjoy! In First Round Capital’s State of Startups
Do you believe that? I know I do. The 2018 Hacker Report by HackerOne [https://info.hacker.one/2018-hacker-report/] highlights the hackers that make the magic happen. Our superheroes. For the juicy stats: Check out the key findings on page 4. Here’s a quick high-level recap of what to
I was recently asked by a colleague if I had examples of a content brief that I could share. Here's the copy of my email that I wrote responding to their question... Email Transcript 6/3/17 Hey [friend], Sorry for the delayed response! [redacted personal statement]. Now, a few
Auditions. They can be gamed. Some people are phenomenal at them. Other’s aren’t as good. Why not have other actors judge who should get the part? After all, peer-reviewed models have proven successful at Cirque du Soleil [https://www.gsb.stanford.edu/insights/managers-are-not-best-judge-creative-ideas] , not to mention various
Today, Facebook announced [http://newsroom.fb.com/news/2016/10/introducing-marketplace-buy-and-sell-with-your-local-community/] they have rolled out a new product "Marketplace" with the tagline of "Buy and Sell With Your Local Community". This isn't an entirely new thing, as Wired wrote [https://www.wired.com/2016/10/facebook-marketplace/]: > As many as 450