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WeWork sure has been in the news a lot lately.
Ben Horowitz, the cofounder of mega venture-capital firm that bears his name, likes to bring it up in job interviews.
Horowitz wants to avoid hiring people who think they’re smarter than everyone else, which is why he asks candidates for jobs at Andreessen Horowitz to share their thoughts on Adam Neumann’s career at WeWork.
Because Andreessen Horowitz interviews candidates for VC positions, it values respect for the entrepreneur and strives to avoid arrogant people.
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As in: Placing people of color in C-suite roles. Recruiting for innovation. Or solving one of the biggest issues in craft brewing.
- Portia Kibble Smith
A headhunter who’s helped execs at Morgan Stanley and Facebook break the glass ceiling shares the 3 strategies women and people of color should use to land in the C-suite
When Portia Kibble Smith started her career at Xerox as a black woman in tech in the early 1980s, D&I programs were “virtually nonexistent,” she said.
Over the course of her recruitment career, Smith has placed countless executives in corporate behemoths that include Sprint, Morgan Stanley, Verizon, Facebook, Blackstone, Accenture, and Brightstar. Here’s her advice for women and people of color looking to break into C-suite roles at major companies.
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A North Carolina woman left a corporate job in healthcare to open her own craft brewery – here’s what she did to become CEO of 3 beer businesses with $12 million in revenue
Starting a craft-beer brewery is expensive, so Kristie and Patrik Nystedt made theirs successful by supplying the equipment to other breweries.
- Moda Operandi
How a former Tesla VP persuaded top leaders from Amazon, Netflix, and Facebook to join his fashion startup
If you’re going deep into digital, you’re going to need diverse talent. Take it from Ganesh Srivats, the CEO of Moda Operandi.
Until next week!