Inspiration - videos, books, and mentors
For a masterclass in the fundamentals of product/market fit, growth accounting, and why retention is the number one key metric for growth, nothing beats this Stanford Lecture: ‘How to Get Users and Grow’ by Alex Schultz, VP Growth, Facebook.
For essays on growth, look no further than Andrew Chen - he’s a freak/genius. Andrew led growth teams at Uber, and now he’s an investor at Andreessen Horowitz, focussing on consumer products, marketplaces, and bottoms up SaaS.
On overcoming obstacles and self-motivation, this talk by Dr. Wayne Dyer stopped me in my tracks.
Ray Dalio’s ‘How The Economic Machine Works’ is a lesson I wish I’d learned 20 years ago.
Seth Godin’s talk on Purple Cows and Otaku is still one of my favorite talks on marketing, and being remarkable.
Jim Collins “From Good to Great” helped me better understand the fundamentals of what separates good and great companies.