Office Hours with Spencer Rascoff
About This Show
When a couple of CEOs get in a room together, what do they talk about? Listen in as Zillow Group’s Spencer Rascoff has the kinds of conversations that can only happen when peers get real: tackling tough questions, sharing hard-won insights, defining what leadership means in the digital age. And maybe even revealing the people behind the title.
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Bill Gurley: Venture Capitalist and General Partner at Benchmark
The companies within Bill Gurley’s investment portfolio have some clear similarities: great user-generated content, a reliance on the network effect and a “power to the people” mentality, meaning they put consumers first. But companies don’t succeed solely because of their business model or mission – they also need strong leadership. According to Bill, great leaders tend to be unafraid, innately curious and bold. He looks for these qualities in the founder pitching the investment opportunity because – while the idea is important – it’s the person who is going to execute it. In this episode, Bill references his 2012 essay, “The Dangerous Seduction of the Lifetime Value (LTV) Formula.” You can read it in its entirety here.