What People Who Worked At Google Know That You Probably Don’t

In my observational experience, those who worked at, for example, Google during its early and hyper-growth years are more likely to:

The telltale signs of “not” having either of these qualities are statements such as:

The telltale signs of “having” both of the qualities are statements such as:

But, it’s necessary to have people within a startup who are pacesetters and know that it’s ok to push harder. It’s why I tell many new grads that fast-growing mid-stage startups are their best first job in tech. In this setting, you will learn great habits from great people at a special time.

You’ll find me @homebrew , Seed Stage Venture Fund w @satyap . Previously made products at YouTube, Google & SecondLife. Married to @cbarlerin .

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