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Podcast: Episode 138: Must Listen

Find co-creators everywhere

Exploding Kittens Inc.’s Elan Lee

Elan Lee reveals how he cultivated a community around Exploding Kittens by transforming casual colleagues, partners, and customers into key stakeholders.

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Podcast: Episode 137: Masters of Scale

Throw out your rules

Pixar’s Ed Catmull

Drawing on his experience as co-founder of Pixar, Ed Catmull shares his hard-won insights from his career as a pioneering technologist, animator, and storyteller.

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Podcast: Episode 136: Must Listen

Tap into collective genius

Girls Who Code’s Reshma Saujani

Reshma Saujani reveals how she’s built inclusive networks of collaborators to tackle intractable problems from unexpected angles and unlock massive opportunities.

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4 strategies for tackling the toughest challenges

15 Percent Pledge’s Aurora James, Genius Guild’s Kathryn Finney, Charity: Water’s Scott Harrison & BIG’s Bjarke Ingels

Recorded live at the Masters of Scale Summit, Bjarke Ingels, Aurora James, Kathryn Finney, and Scott Harrison offer their strategies for taking on society’s most complex and tough challenges.

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4 secrets to building your network

August Capital’s David Hornik, Endeavor’s Linda Rottenberg, Demographer Jennifer Sciubba & Google’s James Manyika

Human beings are social creatures, with a critical need to connect with others. This drive gives shape and meaning to our personal and professional lives. For entrepreneurs and business leaders, the path to success relies on strong, human-centered networks. In this special episode, we revisit the Masters of Scale Summit to hear from leaders, including our very own Reid Hoffman, who share inside stories on how to build — and nurture — professional and personal networks. Learn how to network with authenticity, multiply the positive attributes of your network, and recognize your own biases to prevent blind spots on your journey to scale.

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How to cultivate a new industry

Upside Foods’ Uma Valeti, MD

When the FDA blessed Upside Foods’ grown-from-cells chicken as safe to eat, it was a coming-of-age moment for cultivated meat. Upside founder and CEO Dr. Uma Valeti shares his journey of convincing skeptics, landing investors from Bill Gates to food giants Tyson and Cargill, and building a collaborative partnership with the FDA and USDA. Plus, his lessons on leadership from a career in cardiology and what it will take to convert consumers to a never-before-seen product.

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Podcast: Episode 124: Must Listen

The co-founder effect

Rothy’s Stephen Hawthornthwaite & Rothy’s Roth Martin

Running a business can be a lonely job. The long hours, the existential threats — it can feel like the weight of the entire company is on your back. That’s where the transformative power of co-founders comes in. Co-founders provide more than added manpower; they bring fresh perspectives and talents that help businesses conquer problems at speed. And the co-founder effect extends beyond the people who started the company: The lessons hold true for every team member that contributes in a foundational way. The more voices you add, the more resilience you build in yourself, and your organization.

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