Lenny Rachitsky founded the startup Localmind, which became part of Airbnb in 2012. He shared the lessons he learned from work at the company. We have translated the article.
Shortly after joining Airbnb, I heard co-founder Joe Gebbia talk with a designer. They discussed the redesign of the homepage. Joe wanted to do something the internet had not seen before. This attitude was the key to the growth and success of the company.
I started working at Airbnb as a developer, and later became one of the first project managers. Then the company consisted of a couple of dozen programmers, several designers and two cute dogs. Continue reading
Montesquieu’s geopolitical theory says that the form of government in a country depends on the geographic location, climate, area, and amount of minerals.
Montesquieu believed that the main criterion for choosing a method of government is the size of the territory. A republic is suitable for small countries, a monarchy is optimal for a medium-sized territory, and in huge countries the most effective despotism.
But what if we consider the company as a state, and the collective as a population? After all, geopolitical principles are applicable in non-state management. Continue reading
Roman Kirigetov seven years ago created the Kabanchik marketplace. A few years later he received investment in the project, and then sold it to EVO. Now Kabanchik works in 70 cities of Ukraine, in Belarus and Kazakhstan.
At a lecture organized by the International Institute of Business, Roman told what to consider before launching a marketplace. We publish the most interesting.
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