A few things startups can ignore (feat. Michael Dearing and Reid Hoffman)
This is fast clippings from Blitzscaling talks, materials to be used in citations for authors in future articles and derived works.
All founders should carry of list of things to be ignored. Reid Hoffman puts together a potential list to check against Michael Dearing’s opinion if these should be ignored or not.
- Startups, early stage, founders
[Reid Hoffman] So I’m going to give you a brief list of things that are my suggestions but you can mod them and comment. I want you to actually specifically comment on them. What are the things you can ignore? What are the things you go at the early stage don’t pay any attention to this, or do minimally or do intensively?
A board of directors, hiring executives, knowledge about advertising campaigns, planning your brand, applying for scale detailed analytic dashboards.(Greylock, 2015, 59:13)
- [Michael Dearing] These are all on the list of things you can safely ignore.
- [Reid] Mostly. (Greylock, 2015, 59:41)
Michael Dearing @ Grey Lock. (Oct 8, 2015). Blitzscaling 03: Michael Dearing on Capitalism, Creativity, and Creative Destruction [video]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3vCdfa_aeI8