Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman

The best startup advice from Silicon Valley & beyond. Iconic CEOs — from Nike to Netflix, Starbucks to Slack — share the stories & strategies that helped them grow from startups into global brands.On each episode, host Reid Hoffman — LinkedIn cofounder, Greylock partner and legendary Silicon Valley investor — proves an unconventional theory about how businesses scale, while his guests share the story of how I built this company. Reid and guests talk entrepreneurship, leadership, strategy, management, fundraising. But they also talk about the human journey — with all its failures and setbacks. With original, cinematic music and hilariously honest stories, Masters of Scale is a business podcast that doesn’t sound like a business podcast.Guests on Masters of Scale have included the founders and CEOs of Netflix, Google, Facebook, Starbucks, Nike, Fiat, Spotify, Instagram, Airbnb, Uber, Paypal, Huffington Post, Twitter, Medium, Bumble, Yahoo, Slack, Spanx, Shake Shack, Dropbox, TaskRabbit, 23&Me, Mailchimp, Evite, Flickr, CharityWater, Endeavor, IAC and many more.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 40m. Bisher sind 70 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich
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episode 51: LinkedIn’s Jeff Weiner – How to set the drumbeat


Every leader has to set the drumbeat for their company — the culture, mission, and values that get the entire team in sync. And the rhythm has to be true to them. Jeff Weiner is a master at this. As CEO of LinkedIn, Jeff grew users from 33 million to 660 million. He grew revenue to more than $7 billion and ultimately stewarded LinkedIn through its acquisition by Microsoft. Jeff’s drumbeat? Compassionate management...


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episode 50: Bill Gates — How to accelerate history


How did Bill Gates scale BOTH a global business and a global philanthropy? He spotted an inflection point in history — and accelerated it. What does that take? A great idea, great timing and also: Great partners. Because even Bill Gates doesn’t go it alone...


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episode 49: Make it epic — with will.i.am


What can entrepreneurs learn from a genre-crossing, multi-platinum musician? How to take a big opportunity — and leverage it into something epic. From his earliest days as a founding member of the Black Eyed Peas, will.i.am learned from mentors how to not only identify big opportunities but compound them. From the Super Bowl to the first iTunes commercial; from the founding of Beats and his tech company i...


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episode 47: LIVE! Tory Burch: Patience or Speed? Both.


Tory Burch built a billion-dollar business from the ground up, by speeding forward when others might have hit pause, and showing watchful patience when others may have gone full tilt. In our live onstage interview, she shows how this approach plays out in her global business – and in her impactful foundation that supports women business owners. With appearances by the Polynesian Voyaging Society's Lehua Kamalu and Affectiva's Rana el Kaliouby...


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 2019-10-17  59m
 
 

Keep humans in the equation — with TaskRabbit's Stacy Brown-Philpot


You may think that to scale you need to cut humans out of the equation. The opposite is true. You can harness the power of the "human cloud" to solve almost any problem — as long as you keep the word “human” in the equation. That's what TaskRabbit CEO Stacy Brown-Philpot champions for this community of people who work with each other, teach each other, and continually learn from each other...


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 2019-10-10  35m
 
 

episode 46: A Strategy Session with Reid Hoffman


In this special episode, host Reid Hoffman answers questions from early-stage entrepreneurs – people in the trenches of startup life all over the world. How do you gain your users' trust? How do you build a team and company culture at the same time? This Strategy Session is co-hosted with Jason Feifer, editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur magazine.


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 2019-09-26  38m
 
 

How to Build Your Company to Last w/Fiat's John Elkann


Forget being a unicorn. Learn to be a “Phoenix.” Your company can last 100+ years – but you'll need the resilience to rise and fall, and rise again. Fiat’s Chairman John Elkann shares the principles that allow the "horseless carriage" company founded by his great-grandfather survive the ups and downs of a century of business (including competitor attacks, leader shakeups, financial crises and more). One key: Resilience...


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 2019-09-12  45m
 
 

episode 46: Dropbox's Drew Houston: How to take on Goliaths and win


When Drew Houston founded Dropbox, he knew he faced some fierce competition (hello, Google, Apple, and Microsoft). But he didn’t back down from the fight. Why? Because he believed in his product, and he knew he had an advantage those big, cumbersome competitors could never exploit: Dropbox was lean, focused, and fast. Hear how he outmaneuvered the big guys – and what's next for Dropbox. Cameo appearances: Mark Pincus of Zynga, Shellye Archambeau of MetricStream...


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 2019-09-05  42m
 
 

Special: Recharge your brain with a Meditative Story from Arianna Huffington


Try this new podcast -- it's like nothing you've heard before. In it, you'll hear the story of a young soon-to-be founder -- Arianna Huffington -- as she journeys from her birthplace in Greece to the University of Cambridge to start school. Listen for the lesson she learned from her mother ... about embracing life’s journey without being attached to the outcome...


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 2019-08-06  23m
 
 

episode 45: How and Why to Embrace – Not Outwit – Gatekeepers w/ 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki


When Anne Wojcicki founded 23andMe, she carved out a brand-new space in personal health -- helping people become experts on their bodies right down to the DNA level. Then the federal regulators came calling. But instead of trying to outwit, sneak past or straight-up fight the FDA in the name of moving fast, Wojcicki ... slowed down. She made the call to work with regulators directly and honestly. Hear how (and why) she embraced red tape. Cameo appearance: Daniel Ek of Spotify.


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 2019-08-01  39m