Very good interview – This hits me real hard. Read it twice, at least. 

Some key takeaways – 

"Their point was that the industry overvalues experience, and undervalues strategic and tactical flexibility."

"Great products happen when people build a product for themselves."

"I know that if I have a product that works, I can hire a marketing and sales and distribution team, and I can do it in a week."

"At Novell, we had what I called “glue” people. They sit at the boundaries, and help everyone work together. I tried to get rid of them because you don’t “need” them…" 

"She [Marissa Mayer] maintained a Top 100 list with 300 things on it, and would try to get these things to talk with each other."

#google   #management   #startups   #growthhacks   #business  

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