The Power of Wandering: Lessons from the 2018 Amazon Letter to Shareholders
This week on the Founders Forward Blog, we look at the most recent Amazon letter to shareholders and study how they use wandering, curiosity, and intuition to spur growth.
Fred Wilson, Founder of Union Square Ventures, explains why he values "followership," the likelihood that a team will follow its leader, when evaluating leaders.
Boeing and the Importance of Encouraging Employees to Speak Up
Amy Edmondson, Professor at Harvard Business School, uses Boeing's recent disaster to share why companies need to promote psychological safety at work.
This is How to Prioritize Your Day
Deb Knobelman, Founder at Waverly BioConsulting, lays out 3 quick tips to help you become more productive by prioritizing your day's tasks.
Five Levels of Commitment
Max Yoder, CEO and Founder of Lessonly, discusses his five levels of commitment to help schedule and bring order to his life.
Set and Enforce an Aspirational Hourly Rate
Naval Ravikant, Founder of AngelList, makes a case for placing an hourly value on yourself, then using it to determine what you should personally work on, and what you should outsource.
Benchmarking Slack's S-1: How 7 Key Metrics Stack Up
Tomasz Tunguz, VC at Redpoint Ventures, studies the recent S-1s of both Slack and Zoom and highlights a few inspiring stats.
How Much Should You be Paying Your Auditor?
Seth Levine, Managing Director at Foundry Group, surveys their portfolio and lays out in-depth financial auditing data from their companies.
What are the Most Important Metrics for SaaS?
Jason Lemkin, Founder of SaaStr, shares the 5 metrics he finds most important when evaluating a SaaS company.