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Learn to unlearn (Part 2)

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To move from one success to another — learn to un-learn. Take everything that helped you win the first time, then discard it and learn a new way. That’s how Barry Diller, titan of “old” media (ABC, Paramount, Fox), mastered the new dot-com world. His company IAC owns everything from Expedia to Vimeo to Match.com.

“I learned really early that you are best when you know nothing.”

— Barry Diller
About the guest:
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Barry Diller is the chairman and senior executive of InterActiveCorp, the parent company of web properties ranging from Vimeo to OkCupid. He was previously the CEO of Paramount Pictures and Fox network.

About the host:
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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:

Margaret Heffernan is a businesswoman and entrepreneur, internationally considered to be an expert on professional culture and talent. She is the author of six…

Dara Khosrowshahi is the CEO of Uber, and as one of the original “Killer Dillers,” was previously the CEO of Expedia.

If you want to be a serial entrepreneur, you have to learn how to unlearn.

Transcript of Masters of Scale: Learn to unlearn (Part 2)
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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