Hiring, for some of us, is the single hardest and most difficult thing that we’ve ever been asked and/or required to do. The feelings of anxiety can be overwhelming—where does one really start?Continue reading “The Person Inside”
With just over
200 community groups created on YEN, interesting patterns are starting to emerge in how leaders are
growing an online community in YEN.
We have learned that one part of growing community is attracting others already on YEN. This post shows 4 quick examples of how community groups are
growing their audience outside YEN.
Here are 4 examples of how community group pages are being added outside of YEN to enable people to join.
Eww. Even those two words together make me cringe a little, right?Continue reading “Employee Engagement in Startups Begins with Your Values”
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve read this book since I bought it back in 2014! I keep it very, very close.Continue reading “People, Products, Profit – In That Order”
Today, we have our newest addition to the team, Marty Bauer. Marty will be owning much of our go-to-market strategy and getting us across the finish line and beyond.Continue reading “Getting to Know: Marty Bauer”
A quick Google search for ‘benefits of reading’ returns about 4,010,000,000 results and one for ‘book clubs’ returns about 752,000,000. But you don’t really need four billion pages of internet to know that reading is such a great tool in the kit for leveling yourself up and book clubs are a great way of doing so.Continue reading “The YEN Book Club”
I gave this talk in-person at our most recent San Francisco Retreat – I hope that posting it here provides you with an overview of not only how communities get put together but also some of the more fundamental building-blocks that you can think through as you begin to work on your own community-building projects!
Good luck and have fun!Continue reading “YEN Community Playbook”
When a new thing forms it has nothing but raw, pure, and untapped potential.
The excitement around it is palpable – it’s as if everyone knows that the distance between success and failure, life and death of the project is, pixel-deep. Will it survive or will it die?Continue reading “What the Insiders Know”