StartupCTO: Optimize your Learning Velocity
Here’s a podcast interview I did with the great guys over at StartupCTO.io.
Here are some of their favorite quotes:
- You hear a lot that “it’s all about the people,” but you don’t really get it until it kicks you in the shins.
- I think a lot about communication through a company in the context of dynamic systems and controls. You can have an input of information where someone’s unaligned or there’s some dissonance, and you’re not going to feel the full impact of that until it works it’s way through the organization.
- In the early days, I felt like I needed the “best” engineers. That came out as needing Stanford Grads. But what I realized very quickly was that they had very different expectations and needs. I couldn’t provide for them the right kinds of challenges because we were still hunting for product market fit.
- I’ve found that in hiring I should look for “potential” and not
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