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What great founders do at night


To survive your entrepreneurial journey, you have to learn to recharge. In fact, knowing when to turn the lights out may be key to keeping the lights on. But you have to know when and HOW to refuel. Few know this better than Arianna Huffington, who dramatically scaled the Huffington Post — and then experienced profound physical burnout. Her venture Thrive Global now scales the idea of balance across an organization.

“I can trace back all my hiring mistakes to being tired. Nobody should interview while tired.”

— Arianna Huffington
About the guest:

Arianna Huffington is the founder of The Huffington Post, the author of 15 books, and the founder and CEO of Thrive Global, a corporate and consumer well-being and productivity platform with the mission of changing the way we work and live by ending the collective delusion that burnout is the price we must pay for success.

About the host:

Reid Hoffman is the host of Masters of Scale. A Silicon Valley entrepreneur and investor, he’s known for his spot-on insights on how to scale a startup. He’s a partner at Greylock and co-founder of LinkedIn, and co-author of the best-selling Blitzscaling and The Startup of You.

Also featured in this episode:

Matt Walker is a scientist and professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on the impact of…

Chris Yeh is the co-author of “Blitzscaling,” along with LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman. Chris is the co-founder of Allied Talent, which helps organizations better…

To survive your entrepreneurial journey, you have to learn how to recharge yourself.

Transcript of Masters of Scale: What great founders do at night
Masters of Scale’s mission is to democratize entrepreneurship. Launched in 2017 as a weekly podcast featuring Reid Hoffman, we’re now two weekly podcasts — Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman, and Masters of Scale: Rapid Response, hosted by Bob Safian — as well as an award-winning daily learning app, a best-selling book, virtual and live events, and more, serving a global community of founders, funders, and leaders looking to innovate at scale.
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