From Instant Pot to Instagram: Critical Lessons in Startup Community Building
Bailey Richardson (an early Instagram hire and current partner at People & Company) has studied ordinary people who started extraordinary communities. Here, she shares the nuts and bolts of how startups should approach community building, highlighting eight valuable lessons on how the best communities start, gain steam, and evolve as scale takes hold.
NerdWallet’s CEO on Navigating the Shift from First-Time Founder to Seasoned Exec
NerdWallet co-founder and CEO Tim Chen reflects on the arc of his journey as founder after more than a decade of company building. He shares the six mindset shifts he needed to make to transition from entrepreneur to executive as his startup scaled, weaving together a collection of lessons that will be invaluable for any founder finding themselves at this very same crossroads.
The 6 Decision-Making Frameworks That Help Startup Leaders Tackle Tough Calls
Startup leaders make tough calls every day. We spoke with 6 top operators to gather the tactics and strategies they use to make smart decisions under pressure, garner trust with stakeholders and execute with conviction.
From Zero to IPO: How Growth Needs to Evolve at Every Startup Stage
There's no one-size-fits-all growth advice. Brian Rothenberg, former VP of Growth at Eventbrite, breaks down the three broad phases of the startup lifecycle. For each phase, he identifies key targets that startups should aim for to kick their growth strategy to the next level.
4 Reasons to Turn Your Passion Into a Gig—And How to Get There
The freelance lifestyle comes with many advantages that are worth trading for the more reliable income of a steady job. If you're considering joining the large cadre of independent workers, here is some inspiration and tips for getting started.