Reverse Engineering Growth

As I alluded to in a previous post, the buck stops with growth. Each startup lives and dies by it. That's why I've been so obsessed with growth roles. Impact potential is enormous. But growth is tricky. It's fickle. For the past 10 years, I've been concerned primarily with creating…

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Silicon Valley's Impact On Teens

My mind has been rattling around these two posts for months. It came to the forefront again after this tweet from my friend Tiffany Zhong. I have some thoughts. But before I dig into that, let me set the base. My first startup was at the age of 18. I'm…

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10 Years in Startupland

10 years. It's safe to say that a single year at a startup is equivalent to several at a big company, and I've got to be real with you, I feel it. Since my very first startup in 2007, in a basement (cliché, I know), I've been on the grind.…

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Dealing with Ambition

*This post was written for and originally appeared on 99u, which you can [view here](http://99u.com/articles/33407/ambition-holding-back-jealous-potential).* Sounds funny, doesn't it? Ambition isn’t typically referred to as something that needs to be “dealt” with. On one hand, it’s the driving force behind every great…

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Valuing Startup Experience

*This post was written for and originally appeared on Inc, which you can [view here](http://www.inc.com/andrew-dumont/why-you-should-hire-for-startup-experience-over-corporate-experience.html).* Picture this. Two identical candidates walk into your office for a job interview. The only difference between the two candidates is that one has a resume full of…

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