20VC: Hootsuite’s Ryan Holmes on Optimising Productivity in Meetings, Creating An Ownership Culture & Lessons From Running A Pizzeria!
1.) How did Ryan transition from being a restauranteur to founding Hootsuite?
2.) What were the big lessons Ryan took from his hard journey as a restauranteur? How has he applied those lessons to his role with Hootsuite today?
3.) How does Ryan look to create an environment of employee ownership and internal entrepreneurs? What has been successful? What has not?
4.) Meetings suck. What does Ryan do to optimise the meeting for simple enjoyment and productivity?
5.) How was the fundraising process for Ryan? What does he think he did well and what would he like to improve on for the next rounds? How was fundraising in 200*? Is now a good time to be raising?
Items Mentioned In Today’s Episode:
Ryan’s Fave Blog: Media Redefined
Ryan’s Fave Book: The Long Walk
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