Why Variance Reporting is Crucial for a Great Board Deck
Russell Benaroya of Stride Services and our CEO, Mike Preuss, explain why sharing a variance report is vital to fueling meaningful conversation and decision-making with your board.
Board Meeting Slide: What are we Trying to get out of This Section
Brad Feld, Founder of Foundry Group, offers a new idea he recently saw in a board meeting: "What are we trying to get out of this section" slides introduced throughout a board deck.
6 Things Every Business Leader Should do Before a Board Meeting
Mark Suster, Managing Partner at Upfront Ventures, discusses the importance of properly preparing to make sure your next board meeting goes off without a hitch.
How to Write Like the Great Entrepreneurs
Babak Nivi, Co-founder of AngelList, lays out 15 tips for entrepreneurs trying to model great business writers: Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, Warren Buffett, etc.
Why Startups are Hard — the Math of Venture Capital Returns Tells the Story
Andrew Chen, General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz, studies the math behind venture capital and how venture returns are distributed throughout different portfolios.
Never Ask Anyone to be Your Lead Investor
David Cohen, Co-founder of Techstars, explains why founders should never ask an investor to "lead their round."
Why Trust Matters
Fred Wilson, Founder of Union Square Ventures, shares a slide deck that shows the importance of trust when it comes to building a strong brand.
The Power of the Pause
Courtney Seiter, Director of People at Buffer, explains how and why Buffer has implemented sabbaticals for longer-tenured employees.
How to Build a Company Your Team Will Never Want to Leave
David Cancel, Founder of Drift, shares how leaders can use meritocracy to create a culture that will help employees thrive and stick around.