Category Archives: career

When to change careers (for Fred Wilson)

Fred Wilson is wondering when to quit being a VC: I was thinking about going out on top. So few manage to do it. Shaq is warming the bench in Boston. Brett Favre should have called it quits after he … Continue reading

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How to change jobs and careers

A while ago I wrote this post about the elusive hunt for “rockstars” In it I had this table which showed things from the employers perspective: Good at doing Bad at doing Like to do “Rockstar” Sweet spot“future rockstars” Hate … Continue reading

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Grow your own rockstar

I have interviewed hundreds of people, technical and otherwise. I have managed a few as well. Most interviewers do not realize that there is no “best” candidate on an absolute scale. The rockstar at Google may absolutely fail to fit … Continue reading

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