Protect the Hustle

Protect the Hustle

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What ever happened to “Hustle”.


Revisiting: HubSpot’s Brian Halligan and the Difficulty of Scaling Up
Aug 8 • 27 min
On this episode of Protect the Hustle, we talk to Brian about the process of scaling up, staying motivated with lofty goals, and tackling big meaty problems. He also shares the story of getting the “Wolf” guitar made famous by Jerry Garcia.
New show preview: Tradeoffs with Hiten Shah
Aug 6 • 17 min
if you’re digging what we’re doing with Protect the Hustle, we want to let you in on another one we’re cooking up. It’s called Tradeoffs, and it features product pro Hiten Shah with our very own Patrick Campbell. It’s a show for people who nerd out over…
Revisiting Netflix’s Patty McCord on Building a Great Place to Be From
Aug 1 • 41 min
Company culture is rooted in hiring the right people, nurturing the right behaviors, and letting people go when they’re not longer a fit. As a group, we’re pretty terrible at all of this. But Patty McCord, former Chief Talent Officer at Netflix, redefined…
Pivoting & Proactivity: May Habib of Qordoba Talks Total Market Transition
Jul 25 • 24 min
May Habib played a pivotal role in the market transition of content intelligence platform, Qordoba. She’s steadfast in the mindset that training is everything, and you must prioritize heavy coaching, transparency, and feedback in the process.
Mike Volpe, CEO of Lola.com: Without Great People, You Will Fail
Jul 18 • 33 min
We sit down with Mike Volpe, CEO of lola.com, to chat about how he went from helping companies IPO to building one of the best marketing teams during his time at HubSpot.
Yesware’s Matthew Bellows on Growth and Success Stemming from Unrelenting Focus
Jul 12 • 39 min
On this episode of Protect the Hustle, the origins of Yesware, where Yesware is today, keeping product and sales focus via your team, and the characteristics of a great salesperson. All that and more featuring Matthew Bellows, the Chairman of the Board…
HubSpot’s Katie Burke on Building Culture and Embracing the Skeptics
Jun 28 • 27 min
If you ask someone to define “culture” in your office, you might get a response about ping-pong tables or beers on tap. But we know culture constitutes something so much greater. This is where your skeptics come in. They are key to building a solid…
Protect the Hustle Season 2 Trailer
Jun 13 • 3 min
Hustle has a negative connotation. But it hasn’t always been that way. We’re back with season 2 of Protect the Hustle, where we hear from some of the greatest minds in business who are in the trenches, actually doing the work, and repping the true meaning…
Wistia’s Brendan Schwartz on the Self-Aware Business Model
Oct 24, 2018 • 33 min
On this episode of Protect the Hustle, we talk about being self-aware of one’s strengths, trusting the convictions of the entire company, and hiring the right team to compliment those strengths helped Wistia become a video-marketing hub. Wistia Co-Founder…
Freshworks’ Girish Mathrubootham on Building a Multi-Product Future
Oct 18, 2018 • 37 min
On this episode of Protect the Hustle, we talk multi-product expansion, the value of team alignment, and leveraging a market chalk-full of competitors. We discover how Girish, founder and CEO of Freshworks, has successfully tackled some of the most…
Coca Cola, Taco Bell, and the Power of Brand | Mike Troiano, Partner at G20
Oct 11, 2018 • 35 min
On this episode, we dive into how Mike Troiano views the importance of brand. Mike, in addition to working for Coca Cola and Taco Bell, was able to grow Actifio’s revenue 80% per year from 2012 to 2017 as CMO, elevating the company from an obscure…
Hardship, Cancer, and the Operational Struggle
Oct 4, 2018 • 9 min
On this episode of Protect the Hustle, Patrick Campbell and members of the ProfitWell crew, share some of their own hardships and how they navigated them. If you share this episode on twitter with the hashtag #ProtectIt, we’ll hook you up with some nice…
Kayak and Lola’s Founder Paul English | Design is Never Finished
Sep 20, 2018 • 34 min
On this episode of Protect the Hustle, Patrick Campbell and Ben Hillman talk to Paul English and how he uses simplicity and straightforward design to tackle the world of travel first with B2C giant Kayak.com and now B2B darling Lola. If you share this…
Steve Blank and Intercom’s Des Traynor | Customer Research
Sep 13, 2018 • 46 min
On this episode of Protect the Hustle, Patrick Campbell goes deep on customer and product relationship, the shift in the market, how data fits into the market, and more… Including excerpts from Steve Blank and Intercom’s Des Traynor.
Drift’s David Cancel | Whoever Gets Closer to Their Customer Wins
Sep 4, 2018 • 44 min
On this episode of Protect the Hustle, Patrick Campbell and Ben Hillman Interview David Cancel, CEO of Drift, a company paving the way for conversational marketing. We talk to David about his beginnings as a college dropout, the change of purchasing…
HubSpot’s Brian Halligan, CrazyEgg’s Hiten Shah, the ProfitWell Crew | Feedback is Non-negotiable
Aug 30, 2018 • 33 min
On this episode of Protect the Hustle, Patrick examines what is involved with giving and receiving feedback. This episode features interviews with CrazyEgg’s Hiten Shah, ProfitWell Chief Product Officer Facundo Chamut, and interviews with various…
HubSpot’s Brian Halligan | The Key to Scaling Up
Aug 21, 2018 • 27 min
On this episode of Protect the Hustle, Patrick Campbell and Ben Hillman interview Brian Halligan, Co-Founder and CEO of HubSpot, the leader in marketing automation software. On this episode, we talk to Brian about the process of scaling up, staying…
Diversity: Try Harder
Aug 14, 2018 • 36 min
On this episode of Protect the Hustle, Patrick takes a closer look at the crucial topic of diversity, including why diversity is so important, why as a sector we’re pretty bad at creating truly diverse teams, and ultimately how we can make sure we’re…
Netflix’s Patty McCord | A Great Place to Be From
Aug 6, 2018 • 41 min
On this episode of Protect The Hustle, we interview Patty McCord, former Chief Talent Officer at Netflix, and one of the most prolific talent leaders our industry has ever seen. In this episode, we discuss how Patty McCord went from Texas border towns and…
Protect the Hustle: Premiering August 6th, 2018
Jul 26, 2018 • 1 min
Hustle used to mean something. Hustle meant shoe leather and elbow grease. But somewhere along the lines, it changed. Hustle became nothing, a tossed aside relic dismantled by the charlatans and hucksters of our generation. This is not ok. Those…