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Anjuan Simmons has taken the stage at conferences all over the world — get his tips for standing out.
First Round's new partner Meka Asonye crowdsources GTM lessons from his network of early leaders at Stripe, Plaid, Figma and other top startups.
HashiCorp's Kevin Fishner on why the systems side of startups doesn’t get much attention & how to approach annual planning and decision-making systems
Jessmina Archbold (publicly known as Minaa B.) shares her detailed guide to deeper self-care work and makes the case for focusing on boundaries.
Anne Raimondi looks back on her biggest lessons from a career as a top tech executive and board member.
In their new book, Working Backwards, Colin Bryar and Bill Carr share the secrets behind Amazon's success—and we've got a preview.
Head of Engineering Jean-Denis Grèze on building an eng culture of ownership.
From product-led growth to the self-service flywheel, former president Jay Simons unpacks it all.
The 8th 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.
From company-saving pivots to IPO: Dave Girouard shares his top lessons from building Upstart these past 8 years.
We asked startup leaders for their favorite managing up tips — here's what they shared
From onboarding training to how screenplay writing inspired their podcast, CEO David Cancel shares how they drive narrative internally at Drift.
InVision's Alison Rand clears up the fog around DesignOps, and why it's key to scaling design.
Drop's Steve El-Hage gets candid about everything from flatlining revenue and unpopular product pivots, to burnout and hiring mistakes.
Facebook's Sunita Mohanty shares a lightweight jobs-to-be-done framework for early-stage product teams, along with templates and go-to-market tactics.
Ayo Omojola specializes in building and launching products in regulated industries like healthcare and finance. Here's what he's learned.
Molly Graham draws on her experiences scaling Facebook, Quip, CZI and Lambda School to offer up counterintuitive rules for becoming a better manager.
In Depth is a new show that surfaces tactical advice founders and startup leaders need to grow their teams, their companies and themselves.
Jaleh Rezaei on the dangers of focusing too much on tactics and not enough on moving fast. Her six-step framework for speeding up marketing teams.