Stewart Butterfield, the Co-Founder and CEO of Slack, was captivated by the early internet and co-founded both Slack and Flickr. In this conversation from the 2018 Wharton People Analytics Conference, Stewart and Mae McDonnell, an Assistant Professor of Management at The Wharton School, discuss his experiences leading Slack and building the next generation of enterprise software.
"90% of my job is to make sure that the organization is performing at the highest possible level."
New work is definitely about the people. It’s ‘people before paper’. But if you were to ask someone what communication tool truly represents new work, in almost all cases, people will say: Slack. We had the honour of meeting Stewart Butterfield, the founder and CEO of Slack. To put it in perspective, Slack is known as one of the fastest growing companies in history and one of the hottest startups of the time. With a valuation of over 5 billion US dollars, Slack is still growing with roughly 1000 people working within the organisation. Stewart deeply cares about the way they work at Slack and he shared with me very openly how his role as a leader has changed. Successful, yet humble. Innovative, yet down-to-earth, with a very fundamental understanding for what is important in life and work. It was definitely an interview that I enjoyed a lot, since we have many clients who use this tool and ask us for our input and advice. So for this episode, we went one step further - directly to the source: How Slack is used at Slack effectively and how they live and push ‘new work’ to new limits. And as Stewart hints throughout the discussion - it’…
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A crew of astronauts from different countries share fresh insights about handling conflict and building trust.
You see that dark place? The one you’ve spent your whole life avoiding? It’s time you confront it. Don’t worry, you won’t be alone. Mike and Robyn live there. They made friends with the darkness. They know that we’re all going to die. And they’re not afraid. You know why? Because they’re earning their death. How about you?
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In the latest episode of The Secure Developer, Guy is joined by Geoff Belknap, Chief Security Officer at Slack. Geoff discusses what drew him into security and reveals why it’s critical for security teams to be recognized as a full-fledged member of engineering. He explains why it makes sense for companies to develop a track record of transparency and actively encourage community participation through bug bounty programs.
The “Infocalypse,” Conspiracies, and the Future of the Internet With BuzzFeed’s Charlie Warzel (Ep. 334)
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by BuzzFeed senior writer Charlie Warzel to discuss the information war on the internet (6:00), the power of conspiracies (17:00), the idea of internet vigilantes (22:00), translating computer crimes into movies (38:00), misusing the internet (52:00), and the power of Twitter (1:02:00).
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‘Our Name Is Our Address’, With Special Guest Jason Kottke
Saturday, 24 March 2018
Finally. Jason Kottke is on the show to talk about 20 years of writing his eponymous website.
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Episode 522with John RoderickThe guys forego their usual topic this week to have a juicy chat with musician and podcaster John Roderick.
They get into the bargain you make when you decide to start swimming at 6am, the history of John’s missing front tooth, and the very real possibility that Jesse is a shark-man because he still has a baby tooth well into his 30’s.
Plus, John talks about his new war movie podcast, Friendly Fire. Show notes
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