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Growth #10: How We Think About Product Testing At Drift
Apr 17 • 17 min
Today’s episode of Growth is all about testing. Matt Bilotti is joined by Drift’s growth tech lead Vignesh Mohankumar. Together Matt and Vig discuss the ins and outs of testing products. How should you test the products you’re building? When should you…
#151: The Power Of Keeping A Beginner’s Mindset (Bonus: Copywriting Lessons From DC & DG)
Apr 8 • 19 min
On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG talk about the power of keeping a beginner’s mindset. Yes, even if you’re an expert. Plus they break down a single tweet that teaches more about marketing and copywriting in two minutes than you can get from…
#Operations 3: What Ops Pros Can Learn from this $9 Billion Company
Apr 5 • 21 min
Today on #Operations, host Sean Lane sits down with Okta’s VP of Business Operations, Jake Randall. Okta’s market cap is now $9 billion…not a bad company to learn from. Together Sean and Jake discuss how to actually measure your ops team’s performance,…
#Growth 9: A/B Testing & Bayesian Statistics with Intellimize’s Guy Yalif
Apr 3 • 24 min
On today’s episode of #Growth, host Matt Bilotti is talking all about testing – A/B testing to be exact. He breaks down the best ways to test, teaches us all about Bayesian Statistics and chats through this and more with Guy Yalif, co-founder and CEO of…
Best of Seeking Wisdom: DC’s Favorite Books
Apr 1 • 18 min
Want to start reading more business and leadership books but aren’t sure where to begin? This special episode of Seeking Wisdom is all about DC and DG’s favorite subject – books! Tune into to hear which books have a permanent place on DC’s bookshelf.
#150: Choose Wisely: You’re The Average Of The 5 People You Spend The Most Time With
Mar 25 • 16 min
“Show me your friends, and I’ll show you your future.” In this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG are talking about the five people closest to you – and how the people you surround yourself with in everyday life and on social media have a bigger impact…
#Operations 2: How to Go from MBA to VP of Operations with Drift’s Will Collins
Mar 22 • 24 min
On the very first official episode of #Operations, host Sean Lane sits down with Will Collins, VP of Operations at Drift. Together they look inward to focus on operations at Drift – Will was employee number 13. So what exactly does it mean to work in ops…
#Growth 8: How to Approach Experimentation: Bite-sized Changes vs. Big Swings
Mar 20 • 8 min
Today on #Growth, Matt is talking all about experimentation. Specifically how to approach changes you might make to your site or product – bite-sized or incremental changes vs. going all out with big swings. Matt breaks this down with a real-world example…
#149: The Story Behind Seeking Wisdom
Mar 18 • 12 min
In this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DG is taking you back in time…to 2015. He had just joined the marketing team at Drift. There was no content. There was no blog. And he had a busy CEO who was full of ideas – but who had no time to spend turning them into…
#148: Getting In The Mud aka Carrying The Water 3.0
Mar 11 • 21 min
Data can only get you so far. On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG are talking about the limitations of data, and why the most important thing you can do to scale your business is to get in the mud. Because getting in the mud means getting closer…
#Operations 1: Special Announcement: Introducing #Operations – Go Under the Hood of Hypergrowth Companies like Amazon, Okta & Salesforce
Mar 8 • 5 min
To all the marketing and sales ops pros out there deep in the trenches, we know automation work isn’t glamorous. And maybe it seems like no one cares about your Salesforce hack or that Marketo lead routing program you built from scratch at 2 in the…
#Growth 7: How To Scale Data Teams The Right Way with Indigo’s Lauren Moores
Mar 6 • 24 min
This week on #Growth, host Matt Bilotti is talking all about data – space data, agriculture data, data science – with the self-proclaimed “data queen” herself, Lauren Moores, VP Data Strategy and Data Sciences at Indigo. Lauren has spent her whole career…
#147: Invert, Always Invert: A Secret to Solving the Most Difficult Problems.
Mar 4 • 16 min
What happens when you flip a problem on its head? Today on Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG are talking about inversion: a beloved mental model of Warren Buffett’s billionaire business partner, Charlie Munger. Inverting a problem or challenge has endless…
#146: This Billionaire Investor Bet Big On Meritocracy (Here’s How He Did It & Why You Should Too)
Feb 25 • 15 min
Results matter, but how do you create a performance-based culture from scratch? Today on Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG talk about meritocracies – and why they think every high-performing business should be one. In a meritocracy, the best ideas rise to the top…
#Growth 6: When & How to Make Your First Growth Hire
Feb 20 • 22 min
On today’s episode of #Growth, host Matt Bilotti and Drift’s VP of Growth, Guillaume Cabane, answer the million dollar question – when to make your first growth hire (and how). Here are a few hints: Make sure you’ve found product-market fit, a proven way…
#145: 10 Books That Will Change How You Lead
Feb 11 • 18 min
In this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC, DG and special guest Maggie Crowley are talking about one of their all-time favorite topics – books – about leadership. We’ll give you an inside look at the books that have made a difference to us – from experts like…
#Growth 5: The Most Remarkable Product Onboarding I’ve Ever Seen
Feb 6 • 17 min
On this episode of #Growth, host Matt Bilotti dives deep into the product onboarding experience of Superhuman, an email client and the “fastest email experience ever made.” No matter if you’re in B2B or B2C this episode and Superhuman’s unique, 1:1…
#144: Stop Waiting for Perfect
Feb 4 • 15 min
Add this to your list of things to stop doing in 2019 – waiting. On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG are at it again, this time talking about why it’s time to stop waiting for perfect. This episode is for anyone who’s ever waited for everyone to…
Special Announcement: The book is here 📚
Jan 30 • 2 min
It’s here! The OFFICIAL book on Conversational Marketing from David Cancel and Dave Gerhardt is now available for order everywhere books are sold. Grab your copy of Conversational Marketing: How the World’s Fastest Growing Companies Use Chatbots to…
#143: Did We Forget How Sales Actually Works? With Trish Bertuzzi
Jan 28 • 31 min
Today on Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG sit down with sales legend Trish Bertuzzi, author of the transformative book The Sales Development Playbook: Build Repeatable Pipeline and Accelerate Growth with Inside Sales. Together they discuss why it’s harder than…
#Growth 4: How to Spend 10X Less But Do 10X More. Drift’s Mad Scientist & VP of Growth Weighs In On Must-Have Tools.
Jan 23 • 16 min
This week on #Growth host Matt Bilotti sits down with G aka Guillaume Cabane aka the Mad Scientist and Drift’s VP of Growth (and Matt’s boss – no pressure). Today they’re talking all about tools – how to use them to accomplish tasks that others might do…
#142: Why Changing Your Mindset Can Change Your Life (And Our Simple Trick To Do It)
Jan 14 • 16 min
Mindset is everything – and on this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG talk about the power of changing your mindset to help change your life. Whether you’re starting a new job, a new project, a new business, or training for a marathon, this episode…
#Growth 3: The #1 Thing You Need to Make Your Experiments Successful
Jan 9 • 8 min
What’s most important when running any growth experiment? Establishing a control group! Sounds simple, but if you’ve ever conducted any kind of experiment, you know it’s easy to mess up. After all, without a control, you have no way of knowing if your…
#141: Lever’s CEO on the 3 Key Elements to Hiring for Hypergrowth
Jan 7 • 30 min
On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG sit down with Sarah Nahm, CEO of Lever. Sarah grew up in Alabama, studied design at Stanford, worked at Google and wrote speeches for Marissa Mayer. Now at Lever, she helps organizations with the ‘art and…
“Best Of Seeking Wisdom 2018” Part 2
Dec 31, 2018 • 17 min
On Part II of the Best of Seeking Wisdom from this year, DC and DG discuss Will Smith’s storied rise to success, why being uncomfortable is the secret to personal growth and their key to taking feedback – sleep on it. Plus, former Facebook and Google exec…
“Best Of Seeking Wisdom 2018” Part 1
Dec 24, 2018 • 28 min
On this very special best of 2018 mash up, you’ll get insights from guests throughout the season, and, as always, nuggets of wisdom from DC and DG. On Part I, hear from ProfitWell’s Patrick Campbell on content strategy, pricing and the future of the…
#Growth 2: How to Pick, Plan and Execute a Growth Experiment So You Can 10X Product Activations
Dec 19, 2018 • 10 min
On this episode of #Growth, host Matt Bilotti walks us through how to pick, plan and execute a growth experiment. Most crucial to getting started? Make sure the experiment you choose gives you a statistically significant dataset from which to start, run…
#140: DC & DG Answer Your Questions Live
Dec 17, 2018 • 24 min
It’s a special holiday edition of Seeking Wisdom 🎁 and DC and DG are taking listener questions live. Be sure to check out all the festivities on YouTube. On this episode, DC and DG share their favorite books of the year, provide insights into their daily…
#Exceptions 10: Zoom’s Relentless Focus on Customer Experience
Dec 12, 2018 • 38 min
In the Season 1 finale of #Exceptions, host Jay Acunzo goes inside a seemingly ubiquitous brand in the business world today: Zoom. In talking to the company’s CEO Eric Yuan and head of marketing Janine Pelosi, we learn why they refuse to settle for…
#139: Slack Overload, Big Rocks, And Making Time For What Matters
Dec 10, 2018 • 16 min
Alright. If you’re into personal productivity (and getting more stuff done at work) then this episode is for you. DC and DG talk about Slack and a recent shift in how we’re communicating internally at Drift, plus lessons from Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of…
#Growth 1: Choosing the Metric that Matters, Pirate Metrics & Mapping Your Funnel
Dec 5, 2018 • 8 min
Welcome to #Growth, a brand new podcast from Seeking Wisdom hosted by Matt Bilotti, Senior Product Manager on Drift’s Growth team. On our first episode, Matt digs into choosing the metric that matters. Plus, Pirate Metrics, mapping out your funnel and…
Special Announcement: Meet the Brand New Podcast from Seeking Wisdom
Dec 4, 2018 • 4 min
We’ve got some exciting news from Drift and the Seeking Wisdom family of podcasts! We’re launching a brand new show called Growth, hosted by Drift’s Matt Bilotti, Senior Product Manager on, you guessed it, our Growth team. His show covers everything from…
#138: The 3 Types of Role Models Everyone Needs In Their Career
Dec 3, 2018 • 14 min
Mentors. Role Models. Learning from others. Those are topics we talk about regularly here on Seeking Wisdom – but there are actually 3 types of role models to follow and watch if you want to grow in your career, business, or personally. DC and DG break…
#Build 11: Julia Austin on the Making of a Great PM – Lessons from Harvard Business School, Digital Ocean, VMWare & Akamai
Nov 30, 2018 • 39 min
On this episode of #Build, board advisor and Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School, Julia Austin, shares her point of view on what makes a truly great product manager. How does she know? Well years of experience spent as CTO at Digital Ocean and VP…
#Exceptions 9: The Most Crucial Leadership Principle Most B2B Brands Miss
Nov 28, 2018 • 38 min
In this episode of #Exceptions, a revelation about leadership and team happiness and retention in B2B. Indianapolis startup Lessonly teaches us about the communication principle most needed but often overlooked across the corporate world. It’s one that…
#137: The Most Important Management Book Of All-Time
Nov 19, 2018 • 15 min
On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG discuss former Intel CEO Andy Grove and his book High Output Management – which just might be one of the most important management books of all-time. Plus DC shares one secret tell that will show you who your…
#Marketing: Lessons From The High Volume Business – Scaling Hootsuite, Vidyard & Constant Contact with Steve Johnson
Nov 16, 2018 • 22 min
On this #Marketing edition of Seeking Wisdom, DG syncs up with legendary marketing operator, Steve Johnson. Together they discuss his time at Constant Contact, Hootsuite, Vidyard and more. Before you go leave a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review and share the pod with your…
#Exceptions 8: How First Round Capital Bet on Brand to Change the VC Industry
Nov 14, 2018 • 38 min
First Round Capital is one of the most widely loved venture capital firms in tech — no small feat for a VC firm to claim. Through their platform (VC for brand marketing and value-add projects), they’ve built the Harvard Business Review-of-Startups, hold…
#136: How To Become A Learning Machine (And Triple The Number Of Books You Read In 2019)
Nov 12, 2018 • 16 min
This week on Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG re-visit one of the most popular episodes of all time to share their secrets to reading more books. Why? Because reading is key to transforming you into a learning machine. And that means helping you get ahead in…
#Build 10: Atlassian’s Joff Redfern on Scaling Product Teams through Hypergrowth
Nov 9, 2018 • 34 min
On today’s episode of #Build, host Maggie Crowley sits down with Joff Redfern, VP of Product at Atlassian. Together they talk through Joff’s time as VP of Product at LinkedIn, building a product org from 12 people to 650, the concept of a shipyard, why…
#Marketing: 5 Lessons You Can Steal From Today’s Top B2B Brands (And The Process Behind Writing A New Book)
Nov 5, 2018 • 32 min
On this #Marketing edition of Seeking Wisdom, DG sits down with Jay Acunzo to unpack 5 lessons he learned from today’s top B2B brands while working on season one of #Exceptions. Plus, get a behind-the-scenes look at the writing process for Jay’s new book,…
#Exceptions 7: Creativity, Constraints and the Rebrand of Grado Labs
Oct 31, 2018 • 28 min
How to convince an old-school CEO (of a legacy brand) to push forward with a rebrand
#135: Thinking Fast & Slow (And The Reason Why Everything Is Always On Sale)
Oct 29, 2018 • 15 min
On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG break down lessons from Daniel Kahneman’s classic book Thinking, Fast and Slow – and why this might be the most important book for anyone in sales and marketing. Topics on this episode: -Lessons from a recent…
#Build 9: Product Managers: Want To Work Better With Engineers? Here’s The Secret.
Oct 26, 2018 • 21 min
It’s a special episode of #Build. Host Maggie Crowley is joined by members of Drift’s Product and Engineering teams. Meet Alexa Nguyen, Senior Product Manager, Trevor Rundell, Director of Engineering, and Peter Karl II, Lead, Product Efficiency. The group…
#134: This Hiring Secret Can Help You Find Your Next VP
Oct 23, 2018 • 24 min
On today’s episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG are joined by special guest and Drift co-founder and CTO, Elias Torres. Together, they talk through how to hire people who can go from individual contributor to VP. It comes down to 4 things. 1) Come from…
#Exceptions 6: Data, Ego, and the Search for Truth with ProfitWell
Oct 19, 2018 • 34 min
A brand based on truth? That’s what ProfitWell co-founder & CEO Patrick Campbell has set out to achieve. But what is a brand based on truth exactly? Well, it’s about going deeper to cut through assumptions and push past egotistical decision making to…
SW Classics: You Don’t Need More Ideas (You Need More Execution)
Oct 15, 2018 • 5 min
DG is traveling around Europe this week, sharing the good word on brand building. So for today’s episode of Seeking Wisdom, we’re throwing it back to one of our favorite episodes…on ideas. You don’t need more of them, you need better execution. Learn how…
#Build 8: Pluralsight’s Nate Walkingshaw on Why The Secret to Hypergrowth Is Building a Product with Empathy
Oct 12, 2018 • 32 min
Pluralsight’s Nate Walkingshaw literally wrote the book on product leadership. On this episode of Build, Nate dives into the importance of empathy in product and how his own background as an EMT helped him build more empathetic, more intuitive products.…
#133: How to Run the Most Effective 1:1 Meetings of Your Career
Oct 8, 2018 • 16 min
Seeking Wisdom is back to discuss the importance of 1:1 meetings – what they are, why you and your team need them, the best 1:1 formats and more. Hint: As a manager, these meetings are all about listening and roadblock removal. Also in this episode, “skip…
#Exceptions 5: Moving From Traffic to Audience to Community: Why Buffer Treats Their Customers Like Humans
Oct 3, 2018 • 40 min
On this episode of #Exceptions, we’re going inside Buffer. Buffer sells social media management tools for marketers, allowing you to schedule and analyze everything. It’s used by companies like Shopify, HelpScout, the Denver Broncos, and thousands more.…
#132: Beware Of Confirmation Bias
Oct 1, 2018 • 16 min
On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC & DG break down confirmation bias & why it’s one of the most common biases that impacts how we make decisions at work and at home (and one of the top 25 Cognitive Biases that we deal with every day; arguably it’s the…
#Build 7: 3 Questions Every Product Team Needs to Ask w/ Sandhya Hegde
Sep 26, 2018 • 29 min
Maybe you’re in product dev, maybe you’re in marketing. Either way, you have customers, and your goal is to provide value for them, drive revenue, and surpass goals. Chances are, you’ve seen someone miss it. Maybe you’ve missed it.
#131: 3 Simple Tips To Help You Read More Books (Even If You Don’t Like Reading)
Sep 24, 2018 • 9 min
Dave Gerhardt had read maybe 10 books his whole life. Then he met DC, who told him to read like his life (or at least career) depended on it. Now at Drift, he’s read over 100 in just 2 years. Why? Because it’s the difference between mediocrity and…
#Exceptions 4: Help Scout: Defining, Defending, & Challenging an Entire Industry
Sep 19, 2018 • 43 min
Customer support professionals remove the obstacles and clear the way for your customers to appreciate your product or service. They are the front lines of your business, representing your name day in, day out. Often time, customers service pros may be…
#Build 6: How to Hire Diverse Product Management Teams w/ Pratima Arora
Sep 12, 2018 • 35 min
In this one Pratima Arora, Head of Product at Confluence, discussed how she scaled two product teams - one for Salesforce and one for Atlassian, bringing genuine diversity to her teams at both companies in the process.
#130: Jocko, Casey, & More - It’s a HYPERGROWTH East Recap
Sep 10, 2018 • 27 min
On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC & DG recap the behind the scenes of HYPERGROWTH East, including lessons from Jocko Willink, Casey Neistat, and what happened with Grant Cardone. HYPERGROWTH West is coming to San Francisco in 2 weeks on Monday 9/24…
#Build 5: 4 Ways to Get Customer Feedback Any Time
Sep 5, 2018 • 10 min
The most important thing we can all do as product people is also something that most of us continue to fail at: talking to customers. Getting customer feedback is an example of something that’s simple, but not easy. It’s incredible that talking to…
#129: The Biggest Learning Mistake Most People Make
Sep 3, 2018 • 15 min
Do you find yourself only learning from people that you like? If the answer is yes, then your growth is in serious jeopardy. Because guess what? There are not that many people in the world who are perfect. If you choose to wait around until they are, or…
#Exceptions 3: InVision
Aug 29, 2018 • 33 min
What if your brand could be the battle cry, the rallypoint, the symbolic meeting place for your customers? What if your brand could transform your audience into a community of participants? That’s exactly what InVision has remarkably accomplished. They’ve…
#128: Toronto Recap, HYPERGROWTH, DC’s First Concert & More
Aug 27, 2018 • 25 min
I hope you’re ready for this. DG and DC just got back from Toronto, and they’re packed with tidbits of wisdom to download. This episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG give us some straight up B2B advice. One nugget they dropped? Be yourself. Sure, sounds…
#Marketing: Why Every Marketer Should Have a Swipe File
Aug 22, 2018 • 10 min
Keeping a swipe file has been a game-changer for DG. It helps him come up with ideas and find patterns between ideas. If you don’t have a swipe file, you should definitely consider it. DG recorded this one in his car on the last day of vacation in Hilton…
#127: DC’s Secret To Managing Your Career at a Hypergrowth Company
Aug 20, 2018 • 25 min
In this episode, DC busts out his whiteboard to talk about three different comparisons of company growth vs. individual growth. In the first, the company grows faster than the individual. In the second, the individual grows faster than the company. In the…
#Build 4: Backlogs Don’t Matter
Aug 17, 2018 • 5 min
In this one, Maggie shares a recent Tweet that got her the most impressions she’s ever had—and her first internet troll. It went something like this:“Stop wasting time talking about tools and backlogs. It doesn’t matter. Go talk to your sales team, figure…
#Marketing: Coffee With a CMO w/ Jill Rowley
Aug 15, 2018 • 23 min
Jill Rowley is not a CMO, and we didn’t drink coffee during this interview. That should tell you just how much we wanted to interview her. Jill is the Chief Growth Officer at Marketo. She’s been in sales her whole life, although she has a soft spot for…
#126: The Education of the Young Nephew (Our Favorite Books From Summer 2018)
Aug 13, 2018 • 26 min
The people want more DC on Seeking Wisdom, and nothing says DC like books. So in this one, we’re covering our favorite books that we’ve read this summer. DG runs through his four favorites, and DC mentions three—all by the same author. Check them out: The…
#Exceptions 2: Wistia
Aug 10, 2018 • 46 min
Wistia is a company that markets a mission, not just a bunch of products. A few years ago, you might have described Wistia as a SaaS company that offers video hosting and analytics. But thanks to a major product launch this year, the company is in flux.…
#Marketing: Coffee With a CMO - Mike Volpe
Aug 8, 2018 • 26 min
Mike Volpe is now a CEO, so what’s he doing on Coffee With a CMO? Well, Mike has a long history in marketing, and at the time of this recording, he still had a few hours left as CMO before he transitioned into the big chair. So technically, we didn’t…
#125: DC Is Back From Sabbatical. Here’s What He Learned.
Aug 6, 2018 • 19 min
DC is back from sabbatical, people. This is a very important day. If you listened to the episode with ET, you know that Drift’s two co-founders put sabbaticals in place for every three years instead of the typical five. Not just one time, but every three…
#Marketing: Coffee With a CMO - Brian Kardon
Aug 1, 2018 • 34 min
Brian Kardon is the CMO at Fuse and former CMO at Lattice Engines, Eloqua, and Forrester. He joined us in our Coffee With a CMO series to talk about his time at Forrester, the future of marketing, why tech isn’t as important as it used to be, what it…
#Marketing: What Social Media Engagement Can Teach You About Your Marketing Strategy
Jul 31, 2018 • 6 min
Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. Instagram. YouTube. What makes content on those channels effective? The answer is engagement. The more engagement a post gets, the more it gets shared. Comments (i.e., conversations), therefore, are a big deal. There’s a…
#Marketing: Coffee With a CMO - Tim Kopp
Jul 25, 2018 • 29 min
In the second episode of Coffee With a CMO, DG talks to Tim Kopp. They cover what it takes to get on Tim’s CMO “coaching tree,” how to hire right early to scale your company fast, what separates would-be marketing executives, and what he learned as a…
#124: Reading, Leadership Principles, and Drift Sabbaticals w/ ET
Jul 24, 2018 • 31 min
ET is filling in for DC while he’s wrapping up his sabbatical. We talked about the Drift Sabbatical program, why it’s 3 years vs. 5, and how the company scales as the founders take more time off, how to set up systems to scale, and the power of…
#Marketing: Coffee With a CMO w/ Joe Chernov
Jul 18, 2018 • 26 min
We are starting a new series of video/audio episodes called “Coffee With a CMO.” The idea is to have a relaxed conversation with a CMO and let the conversation take us to the real heart of things. First up is Joe Chernov, Chief Marketing Officer at…
#Exceptions 1: Gusto
Jul 16, 2018 • 37 min
In the very first episode of #Exceptions, we meet a company so excited about building a brand that it kind of feels like they name the whole company after how they feel. In this one, Jay explores Gusto, a SaaS platform that helps automate and improve your…
#Exceptions: Teaser Trailer
Jul 12, 2018 • 4 min
Jay Acunzo is the host of the podcast “Unthinkable.” But now he’s the host of something else: #Exceptions, the newest original Seeking Wisdom show. Exceptions will be a show about why brand matters so much in B2B. We’ll dig up stories and ideas that…
#Marketing: A 5-Part Framework for the Perfect Presentation
Jul 10, 2018 • 9 min
DG found out a secret that has completely changed the way he does public speaking. It turns out, if you actually have a good framework, public speaking can become easy. Anytime you’re stuck, you can use these five points to get unstuck. They work for…
#Build 3: Maintaining Autonomy w/ Martin Eriksson
Jul 5, 2018 • 34 min
Every employee wants to feel like they’re a part of a truly autonomous team. A team where they’re a part of the decision making process. A team where their voice matters. Where their opinions can make a difference. Maybe you’ve never been a part of a team…
#Build 2: Failure is a Part of the Process
Jun 27, 2018 • 6 min
What do you do about failure? I’m not talking about a test that you took that failed. I’m talking about true product failures. Products that, for whatever reason, just bombed. Failures far outside the acceptable scope of “fail fast.”
#Marketing: The One Secret To Building A Brand You Need To Know For 2018
Jun 22, 2018 • 12 min
A lot of people think that it takes a 6-figure agency and a huge budget to build a brand. It’s actually a lot simpler than that. You can build your brand & your business with some time-tested advice: Be Real. Be Authentic. Be Human. In this #Marketing…
#Build 1: How to Get Hired by People Who Don’t Want to Hire You
Jun 20, 2018 • 8 min
Experience and a fancy degree can only get you so far. If you’ve listened to DC, you’ve probably caught that he doesn’t exactly love hiring product managers with experience and those with their MBAs. They don’t give you the right to tell people what to…
Introducing #Build: A New Seeking Wisdom Show
Jun 20, 2018 • 4 min
Seeking Wisdom is expanding, and we’re going to be adding a handful of new shows. The next one to drop is #Build, hosted by Maggie Crowley. In this episode, Maggie, DC, and DG intro the new show and let you know what you can expect from it. Maggie is a…
#marketing This Episode Will Help You Be More Creative In 30 Minutes
Jun 11, 2018 • 36 min
DG is joined by Allen Gannett who’s the CEO of Track Maven and author of the new book “How to Develop the Right Idea, at the Right Time.” They talk about Allen’s book and lessons from over 25 creative geniuses, from the Broadway team behind Dear Evan…
EMERGENCY PODCAST: We Just Dropped The Entire #HYPERGROWTH18 Lineup
Jun 4, 2018 • 5 min
Stop what you’re doing. We need 5 minutes. We just dropped the entire lineup for #HYPERGROWTH18. You can get your tickets ASAP at hypergrowth.drift. If you use the promo code SEEKINGWISDOM when you checkout, you’ll save $500 and pay just $199 for your…
#123: Molly Graham (Former Exec. at Facebook, Quip) on the 9 Things She Wished People Told Her About Scaling a Company
Jun 4, 2018 • 40 min
Molly Graham knows what it takes to scale a company (@molly_g on Twitter). From Google to Facebook to Quip she’s been involved in a whole lot of growth — and a whole lot of change that comes with it. She joins DC and DG on this episode of Seeking Wisdom…
#122: The 11 Books We Keep In The Drift Lobby For Everyone
Jun 1, 2018 • 26 min
Finally. The first podcast live from the new Drift office in downtown Boston. If you come by, you’ll notice there are multiple copies of 11 particular books in the lobby that anyone can take. On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC & DG breakdown the books…
#marketing Here’s The Secret To Coming Up With The Best Content Ideas Of Your Career
May 22, 2018 • 18 min
Struggling to come up with ideas for content? This episode is for you. DG breaks down how to reverse engineer great topics for podcasts, blog posts, videos, and more — including a list of tools to use, including: Google Keyword Planner, BuzzSumo, Quora,…
#122: Comfort Is The Enemy Of Growth
May 18, 2018 • 18 min
Today on Seeking Wisdom we’re talking about the relationship between comfort and growth. — Get something out of this episode? Leave a 6-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you’re a fan of the show we would LOVE you to join us at HYPERGROWTH — our annual…
#121: Play Bigger, Creating a Category, and the Bermuda Triangle
May 10, 2018 • 26 min
If you like this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Today on Seeking Wisdom we’re breaking down the book Play…
#marketing The Best Performing Marketing Channel That No One Ever Talks About
May 7, 2018 • 14 min
If you like this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- The best performing marketing channel might be right in…
#120: #AskDC and Lessons from The Best in Retail (Amazon, Home Depot, Walmart)
May 3, 2018 • 22 min
If you like this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- We’re back and talking about the three books that DC got…
#marketing The $4.6B Lead Engagement Problem (And The 2018 Drift Lead Response Report)
May 1, 2018 • 15 min
If you like this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- This year, marketers will spend over four BILLION dollars…
#marketing Podcast Gear & What We Use To Record Seeking Wisdom
Apr 23, 2018 • 13 min
If you like this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- By popular request, DG breaks down all of the tools and…
#119: Super Bowl Champion & 7-Time New England Patriots Captain Jerod Mayo
Apr 19, 2018 • 41 min
If you like this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Jerod Mayo has been a top performer his whole life. He…
#marketing This One Thing Can Change Your Career In Marketing
Apr 16, 2018 • 8 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- It’s Marketing Monday and DG is talking about the single…
#marketing How We Went Viral On LinkedIn and Generated 300k Views Without Spending $
Apr 6, 2018 • 31 min
On the first episode of Seeking Wisdom Marketing, DG breaks down the whole story behind Drift’s LinkedIn takeover and the video campaign that went viral, generating 300,000 views in 24 hours and led to the most traffic to Drift.com in a single day, ever.…
A Very Special Message From DC & DG (We’re Bringing You More Seeking Wisdom)
Apr 6, 2018 • 5 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- We heard you loud and clear — you wanted more Seeking…
#118: The 6 Principles Of Influence (AKA The One Book Every Business Should Know Cold)
Apr 6, 2018 • 17 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- If you’re in marketing or sales, this is a drop what…
#117: The Difference Between Pain & Discomfort with Shannon McGarity
Mar 28, 2018 • 34 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Shannon is the Director of User Experience at Cooper.…
#116: Here’s Why You Need To Own Your Audience Online (And A Cautionary Tale From DC)
Mar 20, 2018 • 11 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- First there was Facebook. Then came Medium. And Facebook…
#114: Don’t Be Scared Of A Crowded Market
Mar 6, 2018 • 12 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Crowded market? No problem. On this episode of Seeking…
#113: The Cerebral Seller & Former Salesforce Sales Scientist, David Priemer
Feb 25, 2018 • 26 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- David Priemer is the Founder of CerebralSelling.com…
SW Classics: Carry The Water
Feb 25, 2018 • 24 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- This week we’re digging in the crates back to one of the…
#112: Limiting Beliefs
Feb 15, 2018 • 20 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Limiting beliefs. We all have them. And they impact us…
#111: Why Steli Efti Thought Branding Was Bullshit
Feb 9, 2018 • 34 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Steli Efti is the co-founder and CEO of Close.io. He’s…
#110: Amy Chang - The CEO Who Ran Google Analytics And Is On The Board Of Cisco And Proctor & Gamble
Feb 1, 2018 • 28 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Get the notebooks out. Amy serves on the board of…
#109: 5 Management Lessons From Peter Drucker
Jan 25, 2018 • 22 min
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#108: Rich Roll & Brad Stulberg On Health, Wellness, And Mental Well-Being
Jan 17, 2018 • 36 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- After months of shouting Rich Roll out on the podcast,…
#107: A Special Announcement
Jan 16, 2018 • 5 min
A quick interruption from your regular scheduled Seeking Wisdom… https://hypergrowth.drift.com/
#106: Silicon Valley’s Mad Scientist (AKA The G)
Jan 9, 2018 • 25 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Guillaume Cabane is a mad scientist. He was the VP of…
#105: Public Speaking, Pricing, & Changing How You Learn, with Patrick Campbell
Jan 3, 2018 • 40 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- This week on Seeking Wisdom we’re joined by Price…
#104: The Shift From Supply To Demand (And How It Will Impact Your Business In 2018)
Dec 26, 2017 • 18 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Hotels own the supply — but Airbnb owns the demand. Cabs…
#103: Carol Meyers Live
Dec 20, 2017 • 36 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Live from the first Drift Roadshow in Boston. Carol…
#102: How To Say No To Meetings
Dec 13, 2017 • 10 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Peter Drucker hated meetings. Steve Jobs hated meetings.…
#101: The Lies We Tell Ourselves The Most
Dec 8, 2017 • 12 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- There are handful of lies we tell ourselves every single…
#100: Greatest Hits, Vol. 1
Dec 1, 2017 • 102 min
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#99: One Secret To Our Strategy At Drift
Nov 15, 2017 • 24 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Elias is back and we’re going behind the scenes on one…
#98: Customer Experience Is The New Marketing
Nov 10, 2017 • 27 min
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#97: The Science Of Sales With Shopify’s Loren Padelford
Oct 31, 2017 • 34 min
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#96: The Danger Of Role Models
Oct 23, 2017 • 10 min
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#95: Peak Performance And The Formula For Growth With Brad Stulberg
Oct 17, 2017 • 46 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- On this episode of Seeking Wisdom we sat down with Brad…
#94: Servant Leadership
Oct 10, 2017 • 16 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Before you can lead you must serve. If you’re a manager…
#92: You Don’t Need More Ideas (You Need More Execution)
Sep 28, 2017 • 19 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Ideas. Everyone has them. But do you really need more…
#84: Unconventional Things We’ve Done To Grow Drift
Aug 9, 2017 • 15 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Breaking down 5 of the unconventional marketing…
#83: Lunch With The CEO
Aug 2, 2017 • 10 min
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Join Us For Seeking Wisdom LIVE!
Jul 28, 2017 • 2 min
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#82: Paul English on Hiring, People, and Time Management
Jul 28, 2017 • 43 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Paul English is a serial entrepreneur and philanthropist…
#81: The Reason We Started Seeking Wisdom
Jul 20, 2017 • 8 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- It only took 81 episodes, but it finally hit DC why we…
#80: Why DC Sent His Co-Founder To Meet Jocko
Jul 19, 2017 • 39 min
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#79: 3 Lessons From Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff
Jul 12, 2017 • 22 min
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#78: Why We Decided To Launch A Conference
Jul 5, 2017 • 16 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- In January DC and DG were on a flight to New York and DC…
#77: Does It Matter Where You Sit At Work?
Jun 29, 2017 • 12 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- A recent Harvard Business Review study said yes — it…
#76: Two Things That Tell You Everything During An Interview
Jun 20, 2017 • 16 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Hiring is hard. Really freaking hard. Why? Well, because…
#75: Time Management
Jun 14, 2017 • 13 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Dave and David went through their fan mail and answered…
#74 Finding Your Why
Jun 7, 2017 • 11 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- What motivates someone to work and grow? Their…
#73: The Hypergrowth Curve
May 30, 2017 • 18 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Why do some companies achieve Hypergrowth while others…
#72: Leadership Lessons From A Navy Seal
May 23, 2017 • 14 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- There are so many great leadership lessons to learn from…
#71: Secrets
May 17, 2017 • 18 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- We give away all of our secrets on Seeking Wisdom and at…
#70: 5-Time Olympic Medalist Nastia Liukin
May 10, 2017 • 33 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- We’re joined by 5-time Olympic medalist Nastia Liukin.…
#69: Working Smarter vs. Working Harder
May 3, 2017 • 20 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- “You need to work smarter, not harder.” That’s what…
#68: Strengths and Weaknesses
Apr 27, 2017 • 19 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Should you spend more time working on your weaknesses?…
#67: 10 Lessons From Patagonia
Apr 20, 2017 • 22 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- 10 things we learned from Patagonia founder Yvon…
#66: How To Get A Promotion
Apr 13, 2017 • 16 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Breaking down DC’s three rules for getting a promotion.…
A Special Offer
Apr 13, 2017 • 1 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Get your tickets at http://hypergrowth.drift.com/ Just…
#65: Mike Volpe
Apr 10, 2017 • 47 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Mike Volpe joined us live at Drift for lunch with the…
#64: Morning Routines
Apr 5, 2017 • 19 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- Breaking down each of our morning routines. How do you…
#63: DC, DG, And Emmanuelle Skala From Digital Ocean
Mar 28, 2017 • 36 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ——- We’re joined by Emmanuelle Skala (@elleskala) the VP of…
#62: Wealth And Happiness Lessons From Jim Rohn
Mar 24, 2017 • 18 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- Jim Rohn is the OG of wealth and happiness, so we’re…
#61: Why We Invested So Much In Our Brand From Day One
Mar 15, 2017 • 16 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- Breaking down why we made the decision to invest so much…
#60: Fear (Why It Holds Us Back)
Mar 15, 2017 • 7 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- A quick lesson from DC on why fear is the thing that’s…
#59: Be Careful Who You Compare Yourself To
Mar 6, 2017 • 6 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- Dave learned a quick lesson from David the other day, and…
#58: Talking Brand With Mike Troiano
Feb 28, 2017 • 43 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- David calls Mike “The Godfather of Branding.” And we’ve…
#57: How We Do Internal Communication At Drift
Feb 23, 2017 • 19 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- After our podcast episode on meetings, we got a lot of…
#56: Momentum Makers, Perfectionists, And Founder Bombs
Feb 16, 2017 • 15 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- Today we’re talking about two ends of the spectrum at…
#55: Freemium Or Sales Reps? Here’s Why We Picked Both
Feb 10, 2017 • 19 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- Freemium model? Or inside sales? What about outbound…
#54: The Power Of Peer Groups
Jan 31, 2017 • 9 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- A quick one on the power of peer groups based on David’s…
#53: Stop Waiting For That Amazing Business Idea
Jan 27, 2017 • 14 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- People love to glamorize the idea of starting a business…
#52 InVision SVP of Sales Ryan Burke
Jan 16, 2017 • 53 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- Ryan Burke is the SVP of Sales at InVision and goes way…
#51: How To Run A Meeting
Jan 4, 2017 • 15 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- Meetings. In the early days of a company, meetings are…
#50: What We Learned Starting This Podcast In 2016
Dec 28, 2016 • 35 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- Looking back on 2016 and the first year of Seeking Wisdom…
#49: How To Overcome Self Doubt
Dec 22, 2016 • 14 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- Self doubt is something that we all struggle with every…
#48: Goals
Dec 12, 2016 • 12 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- Everyone is in planning mode for 2017, so we thought it…
#47: Management & Career Growth
Dec 6, 2016 • 16 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- You hear it all the time: startups are all about the…
#46: Lunch With Mark Roberge
Nov 30, 2016 • 52 min
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#45: Our Approach To Content Marketing
Nov 22, 2016 • 12 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- Some quick thoughts on our approach to content marketing…
44: How To Prioritize
Nov 15, 2016 • 11 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- Prioritization. Focus. Whatever you want to call it.…
43: Slack, Microsoft, and Shoe Dog
Nov 9, 2016 • 17 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- Last week Slack took out a full-page ad in the New York…
42: Is It A Company Problem Or A Customer Problem?
Nov 3, 2016 • 11 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- One of the best questions you can ask when you’re…
41: A Quick One On Gratitude
Oct 27, 2016 • 6 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- A quick a lesson from David on gratitude and his daily…
40: How To Price Your Product
Oct 25, 2016 • 12 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- David shares a story about getting bills from two…
39: Books That Have Had The Biggest Impact On Us
Oct 20, 2016 • 15 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- We each share three books that have had the biggest…
38: Product Managers, CEO’s, And A Book Preview
Oct 12, 2016 • 15 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- This week on Seeking Wisdom, we’re talking about why…
37: Why I’m Working On Drift
Oct 3, 2016 • 17 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- David tells us why he made the decision to start Drift.…
36: How To Work
Sep 27, 2016 • 16 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- There’s one thing no one tells you about your career: how…
35: People Don’t Care About Your Product
Sep 22, 2016 • 13 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- People don’t care about what your product does. They care…
34: How To Stay On Point When You’re Traveling
Sep 15, 2016 • 14 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- We talk about productivity and routines a lot on Seeking…
33: Why You Can’t
Sep 12, 2016 • 10 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- Struggling to start a new habit or make progress toward a…
32: Customer Feedback
Sep 8, 2016 • 12 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- A simple way to classify customer feedback (and what to…
31: The Score Takes Care Of Itself
Aug 31, 2016 • 11 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- We’re talking about one of our favorite books, “The Score…
30: Be Careful Who You Take Advice From [Five Minute Friday]
Aug 26, 2016 • 5 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- Be careful who you’re taking advice from. This one…
29: Startup Lessons From Gail Goodman
Aug 25, 2016 • 30 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- This is an interview with David and Gail Goodman (former…
28: How To Come Up With Better Ideas
Aug 24, 2016 • 16 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- —- The secret to coming up with better ideas. “Stuff your…
27: 3 Hiring Secrets (And Why You Need To Rely More On Your Senses)
Aug 16, 2016 • 25 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- Hiring is hard. Luckily I was able to get David to go…
26: The Biggest Mistakes We’ve Made + Some Book Recommendations
Aug 12, 2016 • 11 min
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25: The One Question No One Asks Before Starting A Company
Aug 10, 2016 • 12 min
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24: Why You Should Run Your Business Without Roadmaps
Aug 2, 2016 • 16 min
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23: Why Great Products Don’t Always Win
Jul 24, 2016 • 23 min
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Ask Us Anything (We Want Your Questions!)
Jul 15, 2016 • 2 min
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22: Fitness, Workout Routines, And Finding The Time To Get It Done
Jul 14, 2016 • 26 min
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21: The New One Minute Manager
Jul 7, 2016 • 17 min
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20: Why A Guy With 200,000 Monthly Readers Killed His Lead Forms, Too
Jun 30, 2016 • 23 min
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19: Career Advice: Why Millennials Need To Carry The Water
Jun 27, 2016 • 24 min
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18: The Grind: Why You Have To Put In The Work
Jun 21, 2016 • 12 min
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17: Why The Early Days Of A Startup Are Like Wandering Through The Desert
Jun 14, 2016 • 12 min
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16: Stopping The BS: How To Move Fast Even As You Scale
Jun 6, 2016 • 19 min
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15: Do You Really Want Success?
Jun 3, 2016 • 11 min
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14: Innovation, Not Invention
Jun 1, 2016 • 12 min
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13: How To Set Goals For Your Startup (And The Power Of Focus)
May 25, 2016 • 27 min
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12: The Myth Of Work Life Balance
May 16, 2016 • 16 min
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11: Why We Killed Our Lead Forms And Gated Content
May 9, 2016 • 21 min
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10: The Things That Don’t Scale
May 4, 2016 • 14 min
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09: Just Ship It
Apr 27, 2016 • 7 min
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08: Building A Sales Team With Mark Roberge
Apr 25, 2016 • 27 min
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07: Noah Kagan
Apr 20, 2016 • 51 min
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06: This Is Why I Never Hire Product Managers
Mar 24, 2016 • 14 min
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05: Should You Send Your Kids To College?
Mar 14, 2016 • 17 min
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04: You Need More Role Models
Feb 18, 2016 • 14 min
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03: Want Happier And More Productive Employees? Give Them Autonomy
Feb 12, 2016 • 12 min
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02: The Secret To Becoming A Learning Machine
Jan 20, 2016 • 18 min
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01: How A Modern Product Team Should Work
Jan 11, 2016 • 13 min
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00: Introducing Seeking Wisdom With David Cancel
Jan 6, 2016 • 7 min
If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. —- David Cancel is a serial entrepreneur, two-time CEO, and…