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A step-by-step guide to streamlining and upgrading your interviews.
Startup leaders share the skills you might not be paying attention to that you should be.
Russ Laraway gives a sneak peek for his new book, “When They Win, You Win.”
Author Liz Fosslien shares advice (and illustrations) on how managers can better support their teams through uncertainty, burnout, and perfectionism.
Step up your management game by asking yourself these 35 questions.
Sam Corcos, 4x startup founder, shares his dos and don’ts for working with EAs.
Amber Feng, an early eng hire at Stripe & co-founder of Cocoon, shares her advice
Tips for ICs, managers and founders from former Splunk HR exec Shreya Iyer
Brie Wolfson (former Figma & Stripe) shares her personal collection of templates for staying focused on the work that matters.
A tactical guide for facing big decisions from Annie Duke, a retired poker player, decision-making expert—and First Round’s new Special Partner.
Tactical advice for founders and operators from First Round’s new partner Cristina Cordova.
Culture can’t wait — use this Series A founder's words-actions-behaviors framework to build with intention in the early days.
Advice for founders & product leaders from Ravi Mehta, former CPO at Tinder
Early-stage company advice from co-founder/CTO Dharmesh Shah
Melissa & Johnathan Nightingale, founders of Raw Signal Group, unpack the dos and don’ts for startups implementing manager training.
After working with hundreds of startups on brand strategy, Arielle Jackson shares the 7 most common marketing mistakes early-stage founders make.
User research leader and author Ximena Vengoechea makes a compelling case for why you should resolve to become a better listener this year.
Anita Hossain Choudhry (The Grand, First Round) & Mindy Zhang (Dropbox, Oscar Health) share 4 practical tools to help managers shift away from fixing.
The 9th edition of our annual roundup is here. Get all the standout advice offered up by the dozens of tech leaders we interviewed this past year.