Startup Lesson 6: Growth is a Conscious Effort

Startup Lesson 6: Growth is a Conscious Effort

I’ve always wondered how people seemingly become fully functioning, responsible adults overnight. But during my last 3 months of destressing I’ve come to realize that this is not the case. Even if success appears to be instantaneous, for yourself and others, a series of many conscious (and often not the most pleasant) choices are what get people there.  

Reduce Startup Risks 04 (Video): Make Product Management Your Competitive Advantage (Adam Jarczyn)

Reduce Startup Risks 04 (Video): Make Product Management Your Competitive Advantage (Adam Jarczyn)

Product managers and their teams are often at risk of being pulled in eighteen different directions at once. For our latest RSR interview, I sat down with Adam Jarczyn, SVP Operations and Product at #Paid to learn how to cut the distractions and make your product team part of your competitive advantage.

Reduce Startup Risks 03 (Video): Building Highly Effective Product Teams (Bohdan Zabawasky)

Reduce Startup Risks 03 (Video): Building Highly Effective Product Teams (Bohdan Zabawasky)

I sat down with Bohdan Zabawsky, serial CTO and founder of Fortay.co to unpack transitioning from a startup to a major organization, hiring for success, anticipating problems, and dealing with toxic employees while keeping strong employees motivated — specifically engineers, whether they are destined for leadership or not.