Episode #322: Julie Zhuo – What To Do When Everyone Looks To You

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Julie Zhuo is the VP of Product Design for Facebook.  She was the first-ever intern for the company.  She leads the team responsible for the Facebook App.  Julie is known as one of Silicon Valley’s top product design executives, she leads the teams behind some of the most popular web and mobile services used by billions of people around the …

How To Hire A Great Leader

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A good friend of mine recently sent me an email asking for advice: “Ryan, I am in the process of hiring a few management positions. I have eight candidates lined up. What questions do you ask to hire great leaders?” Below are some of my thoughts on: 1) The art of the interview 2) Knowing what you’re looking for, and …

Episode 218: David Hornik – Why Givers Win

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Episode 218: David Hornik – Why Givers Win For the last 20 years, David has worked closely with technology companies to help them grow and prosper. David joined August Capital in 2000 to invest in a broad range of software companies. Along with colleagues at August Capital, David started the first venture capital blog, VentureBlog, and the first venture capital …

Episode 214: Jason Calacanis – How To Turn $100,000 Into $100,000,000 (Angel Investing)

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Episode 214: Jason Calacanis – How To Turn $100,000 Into $100,000,000 (Angel Investing) Jason Calacanis is a technology entrepreneur and an angel investor. The founder of a series of conferences that bring entrepreneurs together with potentials investors, he was a scout for top-tier Silicon Valley venture capital firm Sequoia Capital and frequently appears in the media. He is the author …

Episode 189: Jennifer Mueller – Why Leaders Should Embrace Creative Change

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  Episode 189: Jennifer Mueller – Why Leaders Should Embrace Creative Change From Jen: I earned my PhD in Social and Developmental Psychology at Brandeis University, and have had the fortune of been on the faculty of many top business schools including the Wharton School, Yale School of Management and NYU’s Stern School of Business. When I started my research career, …

Episode 188: Sydney Finkelstein – How To Be A SuperBoss

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  Episode 188: Sydney Finkelstein – How To Be A SuperBoss Sydney Finkelstein has published 20 books and 80 articles, with several bestsellers, including Why Smart Executives Fail. The Wall Street Journal called it “a marvel – a jargon-free business book based on serious research that offers genuine insights with clarity and sometimes even wit.” His latest book is SUPERBOSSES: How …

Episode 187: Jeb Blount – How To Never Have An Empty Pipeline (Fanatical Prospecting)

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  Episode 187: Jeb Blount – How To Never Have An Empty Pipeline (Fanatical Prospecting) Jeb Blount is a speaker, executive advisor, consultant, and world-class trainer who inspires people to take massive action and reach peak performance, fast. As an internationally recognized speaker he wows audiences with his engaging and authentic enthusiasm and keeps them on the edge of their seats, …

Episode 153: Brian Halligan – CEO of HubSpot: How To Make Them Come To You

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Episode 153: Brian Halligan, CEO of HubSpot: How To Make Them Come To You Brian Halligan is Co-founder and CEO of HubSpot. Prior to HubSpot, Brian was a venture partner at Longworth Ventures and VP of sales at Groove Networks, which was acquired by Microsoft. Previously, Brian was a Senior VP of sales at PTC. He has co-authored two books, Marketing …

Episode 143: Chad Estis – SVP For The Dallas Cowboys: Working For Jerry Jones

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Episode 143: Chad Estis – SVP For The Dallas Cowboys: Working For Jerry Jones Chad Estis serves as Executive Vice President at Legends Hospitality Management, LLC and served as its President of Legends Sales & Marketing. He is responsible for the sales strategies and client acquisitions for the Legends Division focused on selling premium seating inventory for new and renovated …