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Key Lessons From Airbnb, Amazon & Alibaba
It's a long road from startup to success, from the dorm room to the trading floor, but we can help you get down it faster - and more cost-effectively. In this session, Chris Yeh, co-author of Blitzscaling and trusted advisor to high-growth startups and Fortune 50's alike, will teach you his personal secrets to successful scaleups. Your growth marketing education starts here and now.
00:00 20:43 Founders personal change
02:41 Cases of Airbnb and Uber
05:09 Why some companies are better in Blitzscaling?
07:10 Speed over Efficiency in Growth
08:43 Reason behind disregarding Customer Service
10:45 Impact of reaching the market first
11:37 Justification of debts you take
13:38 Are you scaling fast enough?
15:30 Innovative ways to grow
16:37 Who shouldn’t Blitzscale?
17:50 Size stages of the company
19:18 Can person scale with the company?
22:40 Qualities of a successful scaler
24:30 Lightning round of companies that Blitzscaled
All right welcome everyone good morning. 00:03 It is going to be a really fun day of growth. 00:06 Today I'm super excited to introduce. 00:10 Our opening speaker in a second a good friend of mine is going to talk about how to scale. 00:13 At record speed and why you want to do that in a second, 00:17 but to start off with I want to make sure that we are in the right. 00:20
Mindset to grow today and I know that it's early in the morning, 00:23 so we're going to make sure we're in the right mindset to learn as much as we can so. 00:27 Would you mind repeating after me OK repeat after me? 00:33 I am a growth marketer I will design experiments at scale. 00:37 Come on say it with a passion, 00:50 if you got to grow this thing experiments at scale. 00:53 I will fail fast, 00:58 I will test. 01:01
I will optimize I will perform I will take my company straight to the top? 01:01 OK, now this is the part where I need it so bad. 01:13 So bad. 01:18 Show me the growth so the ground one more time say it for the children on the counter 3. 01:18 Show me the growth. 01:26 123. 01:26 Show me the OK good give yourselves around applause OK and that is the setup for Chris. 01:28 Here because Chris is the author of a blitz, 01:37 scaling and we're going to talk about growth at hyper speed. 01:40
And what this really means it's a little bit out. 01:44 Chris he's the author of a number of books. 01:47 What with LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman he's not only an author? 01:49 He's a speaker he's an advisor he's an investor and what he's really an expert on. 01:54 When do the rules of growth apply so much in a winner take all our winner take most markets where. 01:59
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