Summary: When choosing your next company, first determine which stage (pre-product fit, post-product fit, growth, or scale) is the best match. Usually…
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Becoming a great executive requires a set of skills beyond what's needed to be a leader. Executive skills are subtle and can be elusive to managers…
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“My board tells me I need to scale myself and hire a head of product. So now that we’re hitting our stride, I’m thinking about kicking off a search for…
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Important tips to help you choose the right next job, especially if it’s your first one. Don’t just optimize for culture, compensation, or manager…
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This is the first of three articles devoted to compensation. This one breaks down the key components of a compensation package, ensures you prioritize…
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You should stay at your employer as long as you are growing at a similar rate as the company. Leave if its growth is holding you back. And also leave if…
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Ensure you start a new job successfully by preparing two game plans. One should be a 100-day plan to make a strong first impression, and the other…
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Problems are easy to spot in any company. What’s hard is to time and coax meaningful change, which is an advanced blend of art and science. Explore the…
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Feedback is crucial to career development but you need to take control. Don’t expect others to provide this to you automatically. Pick 2-3 examples each…
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Summary: You will have 3-5x more jobs than you might guess you’ll have. This note suggests a longer term view on career so that you view each job as a…
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Consider “If after 12 months I failed, where did we go wrong?”. This question is just as valuable when you aren’t looking for a new job as it’s critical…
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