Think of it this way: every time an extraordinary person joins your company, they’re closing to the door to some other opportunity. And unless what you’re proposing is the best use of that person’s talents, you’re giving the rest of the world the shaft.
…the consumer is the driver. Their time is free and there is no “driver COGS” (costs of goods sold). While the ride-hailing market sees autonomous vehicles as nirvana due to no driver costs, the e-scooter market already has this built in.
…oogle authentication, we wanted to dig into why a shorter onboarding flow isn’t necessarily better. Specifically, we wanted to learn whether metric gains were primarily from the existence of the gender step (and not necessarily from collecting a new signal) or from the gender signal itself improving a user’s topic recommendations and home feed. We applied the same treatment to users who sign up via Facebook (though we tend to know more about signals relevant to them through the Facebook API). Similar to the Google experiment, we saw an eight percent increase in onboarding flow completion, even though this user cohort had 100 percent gender coverage. This confirmed that the gender step itself has a major impact on the user experience.
…ement or senior leadership, things get even tougher with information that needs to be kept private. I’ve had to shift around allocations with the knowledge of upcoming departures or people who were underperforming when I couldn’t share those reasons.