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The technologist’s field guide to troublemakers, rascals and ne'er-do-wells (w/Bethanye Blount, new on First Round Review) http://firstround.com/review/reddit-and-facebook-veteran-on-how-to-troubleshoot-troublemakers/
Bethanye Blount shares her hard-earned tips on how to detect and debug troublemakers.
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These are the most practical frameworks and exercises we've ever seen for battling employee burnout (new on First Round Review) http://firstround.com/review/practical-frameworks-for-beating-burnout/
After leading a massive division at LinkedIn, and now running three groups at a startup, Roli Saxena knows about burnout. Here's how she fights it with logic.
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The key to the finest advice I’ve ever received (from KISSmetrics, Crazy Egg and Quick Sprout co-founder Hiten Shah and new on First Round Review) http://firstround.com/review/advice-is-cheap-context-is-priceless/
Serial entrepreneur and angel investor Hiten Shah deconstructs the best advice he's ever received to extract what made it so remarkable. He draws from the standout experience to illustrate the tactics that he's used to become a skilled advice giver — and recipient.
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Here's how to nimbly navigate the good, the bad and the ugly of data science (new on First Round Review featuring Jeremy Stanley and Daniel Tunkelang) http://firstround.com/review/doing-data-science-right-your-most-common-questions-answered/
Veteran data leaders Jeremy Stanley (Instacart, Sailthru) and Daniel Tunkelang (LinkedIn) walk through the wheres, whats, whys and hows of building the perfect data science team.
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First Round is hiring for 4 open positions right now — we're looking for an exceptional Product Manager, Software Engineer, Special Projects person, and Knowledge Coordinator:
https://medium.com/@firstround/growing-our-team-2376f887ce3#.f9gqak25m
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Your engineering team will incur technical debt — here’s what to do about it (new on First Round Review featuring One Medical CTO Kimber Lockhart) http://firstround.com/review/shims-jigs-and-other-woodworking-concepts-to-conquer-technical-debt
One Medical CTO Kimber Lockhart subscribes to a philosophy -- inspired by woodworking -- that helps startups judiciously control technical debt. Here's how it works.
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Here's what it means to be customer-obsessed (featuring Remind Co-founder Brett Kopf and new on First Round Review) http://firstround.com/review/your-users-deserve-better-an-inside-look-at-reminds-customer-obsession/
Remind's classroom communication app is used in more than half of all US public schools. It's because its co-founder Brett Kopf and team are unabashedly obsessed with their users. Here's how they build remarkable relationships with customers.
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The Remarkable Advantage of Abundant Thinking — and how the best tech leaders harness it to build big things (new on First Round Review) http://firstround.com/review/the-remarkable-advantage-of-abundant-thinking/
Katia Verresen is one of the most sought-after leadership coaches in tech. Here's how she's seen abundant thinking transform careers and companies.
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One Founder, Both Sides of the M&A Table — What All Startups Can Learn from His Experience (on First Round Review) http://firstround.com/review/one-founder-both-sides-of-the-manda-table-what-all-startups-can-learn-from-his-experience/
Jeff Seibert sold two startups back-to-back, and now regularly advises Twitter on acquisition deals from the inside. Here's what all founders need to know about this process.
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Congratulations to Abl Schools on raising $4.5M to make all schools a better place for teachers and students: http://techcrunch.com/2016/04/01/yammer-co-founder-adam-pisoni-raises-4-5-million-for-abl-schools/
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Phase and position security like a pro at your startup — here's how (new on First Round Review featuring Box security executive Michael Graham) http://firstround.com/review/how-early-stage-startups-can-enlist-the-right-amount-of-security-as-they-grow/?utm_medium=email
Security isn't about reducing risk to zero. It's about continuously rebalancing risk as context shifts. Here's how Box's Michael Graham helps startups approach security at each growth stage.
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Content is Eating the World — Contently's CEO on Winning at Marketing's New Hotness (new on First Round Review) http://firstround.com/review/content-is-eating-the-world-contentlys-ceo-on-winning-at-marketings-fastest-growing-trend/
Joe Coleman has been helping companies of all sizes publish quality content for years. Here's his advice for startups as this new marketing trend reaches fever pitch.
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