Episode #1092 Metabase: Build the Machine: How to Scale Your Organization

Hero 07bb88075fb1a32bb828e64324b4ee20 medium Play
The interview video

Sameer, Allen, and Jenna discus hiring, leadership, and time management frameworks for founders to plan for their startups future.



http://www.metabase.com/ View Full Profile

Learning Points

  •  How Metabase creates “analytics for humans” 
  •  Why startups should implement operational processes from day one and how to lay the foundation for your future 
  •  Why Metabase chooses the path of least drama 
  • The value of having a writing heavy culture and Metabase’s practice of documenting their unanswered questions 
  • Three questions to ask when debriefing projects 
  • A founder’s job as an editor not a writer 
  • How to create a culture that organically promotes ownership 
  • A new framework to approach hiring and the single question Sameer asks before bringing on new team members
  • How Sameer and Allen organize their time and the importance of asking the question: What is the one thing I can do today that will change the company's odds of success? 
  • Why sleep is the greatest indicator of your performance 
  • Sameer and Allen’s personal routines as founders and how establishing one helps you navigate the ebbs and flows of your business 
  • Why all startups are unique and the importance of being self aware of the strengths you have at this company, not your last

Read More on The Blog