Masters of Scale - Page: 4

When to Selectively Listen to Feedback and Ignore What Users Say

While gauging user feedback is definitely important, entrepreneurs need to both listen to what users say, and selectively ignore them.

John Rampton

· 5 min read

4 Times 'Fail Fast, Fail Cheap' Is the Wrong Advice

Used at the wrong time or taken to an extreme, failing fast and failing cheap can result in significant destruction of value.

Doug and Polly White

· 8 min read

Why Mark Zuckerberg Runs 10,000 Facebook Versions a Day

In a rare interview on the podcast 'Masters of Scale,' the Facebook CEO shares how his obsession with testing everything has helped his company scale.

Andrea Huspeni

· 5 min read

Sometimes You Need to Let Go of a Bad Idea

When you go into business, especially with a new or unique idea, how do you know when to persist and when to change course?

Doug and Polly White

· 7 min read

Should You Pitch Your Company as the 'Uber' of Your Space?

Editor-in-chief Jason Feifer meets with author and TV personality Nicole Lapin to discuss the pros and cons of presenting your big startup idea as the next Uber or Netflix in your space.

Rose Leadem

· 3 min read

'It Will Never Work,' They Said -- But It Did

Naysayers shouldn't stop you from forging ahead, especially if you have the the willpower as well as the research to prove them wrong.

John Rampton

· 5 min read

4 Ways Tristan Walker's Success Depended on Breaking from the Pack

In excerpts first on Entrepreneur from the Masters of Scale podcast series, the founder of Walker & Company shares when he went against the grain -- and what we can learn from it.

Andrea Huspeni

· 7 min read

The Last Laugh: Why Good Ideas Are Often Ridiculed at First

There are hundreds of businesses that, logically, sounded preposterous when they were first considered. The Pet Rock, anyone?

· 6 min read

LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman: Laughable Ideas Are Sometimes the Best Ideas

In the new episode of 'Masters of Scale,' host Reid Hoffman chats with entrepreneurs Tristan Walker and Kathryn Minshew about using early rejection to build successful businesses.

Andrea Huspeni

· 3 min read

To Raise or Not to Raise, That Is the Question

Weighing the pros and cons of pursuing investors.

Murray Newlands

· 4 min read

It Always Takes More Time and Money Than You Think to Start a Business

It is the unanticipated items that cause most startups to take longer and cost more to reach breakeven.

Doug and Polly White

· 7 min read