Masters of Scale is a podcast in which LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock Partner Reid Hoffman sets out to describe and prove theories that explain how great entrepreneurs take their companies from zero to a gazillion in ingenious fashion. This episode is with COO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg. During their conversation they talk about Sheryl’s background and how she eventually got to Facebook after working at Google and the US Treasury Department. They discuss the environment of working in a fast-paced environment, what qualities as a leader are important during in such a phase, what you should look for when hiring, being an effective leader with making or braking a plan, importance of repeating the values and mission, and more.
In NPR’s “How I Built This” podcast, host Guy Raz talks with entrepreneurs and how they built the company and their career from the ground up. This episode is about TRX founder, Randy Hetrick, who was able to introduce a new way of working out with the TRX straps he created while in the Navy. Randy talks about his persistence in selling and in the quality of the product and much more as he talks about the process of getting TRX where it is today.