- Don't Spread Yourself Thin
- It's About Passion
- Avoid the Hype, Build A Product Instead
Mar 08, 2013
Brad Garlinghouse, of YouSendIt, didn't have to travel very far to get on his soapbox. Our HQ in Campbell, CA is just down the street from the file-sharing service's office. It was great hosting our neighbor as he told us about why companies should hate peanut butter and entertained us with a few well-timed jokes.
Brad shared why he wrote the now-famous Peanut Butter Manifesto. He also spoke about why passion is important part of any company, and gave great insights on why startups shouldn't believe in the hype and focus on product.
Feel free to listen to the podcast as you read through the summary of the event below.
Don't Spread Yourself Thin
When Brad Garlinghouse was an exec at Yahoo, he had a "Jerry Maguire" moment. Three-and-a-half years into his tenure, he came to an epiphany. Like Tom Cruise in that movie, he realized that the company he worked for wasn't...Keep reading »