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Steve El-Hage picks his head up and shares his biggest lessons as a first-time founder from the 8-year, heads-down journey of building Drop.

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Drawing on her experiences building products at Lumosity, Oculus, and Facebook's New Product Experimentation group, Sunita Mohanty shares a lightweight "jobs-to-be-done" framework for early-stage product teams, along with templates and go-to-market tactics.

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Ayo Omojola shares his lessons for going unreasonably deep when building products in heavily-regulated industries like healthcare and financial services with Carbon Health and Cash App.

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Molly Graham shares her collection of rules for managers (which include references to robots and wilderness medicine), assembled from her experiences scaling Lambda School, Quip and Facebook.

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Former Gusto marketing leader Jaleh Rezaei shares a six-step framework for how marketers can "get out of the basement" and start thinking speed-first.

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Top startup leaders shared their favorite thought-provoking questions for candidates to ask during an interview to stand out from the crowd and gain in-depth knowledge about the company, the team, and the role.

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In Dan Hockenmaier's and Lenny Rachitsky's experience, founders are often surprised to learn that there are very few routes to scalable new customer acquisition. Here, this duo unpacks the three ways to drive consumer startup growth, offering a detailed framework and set of case studies for accelerating in each lane.

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Many team retreats have the tendency to leave participants feeling exhausted, sick of slide deck presentations and itching to get back to the emails that have been piling up in their absence—and virtual offsites add marathon Zoom sessions and interruptions at home to the mix. Here, the Sitka team shares how they planned an intentional, engaging virtual offsite, delving into the framework, agenda and tactics they used to pull it off.

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Tips you can use every day from seasoned startup veterans and psychology experts on how to manage your emotions at work — especially when you feel outside of your comfort zone.

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As the VP of Product at Divvy, Tyler Hogge shares his tips for truly empowering your product managers to deliver outcomes, including aligning with revenue teams and adding variable comp.

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We summarized the most tactical, honest pieces of advice from a group of design experts on what it really takes to be a startup's first design hire — from choosing the right startup to join to excelling in the role and growing your team.

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There's a long list of most frequently-cited skills for becoming a successful entrepreneur. One that rarely makes the list is effective writing. Upstart CEO Dave Girouard pens this thoughtful case for the importance of strong writing in the startup world — and his tips for leveling up.

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Building better teams and companies starts with working on yourself. But for startup leaders, making time for personal development is usually last on the list. Here's a collection of tactical tips from the Review archives for getting started.

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Massella Dukuly, Tania Luna, Dr. Vaneeta Sandhu and Vanessa Tanicien (leadership trainers and facilitators at LifeLabs Learning) joined the First Round community for a tactical discussion on how leaders can become anti-racist and inclusive in their daily interactions, building the habits that can help keep this important work centered and sustained. Here's a rundown of some of the best tactics we heard them share.

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