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#Growth 11: Is this the future of personalization?

18:12 | May 1st

On this episode of #Growth, host Matt Bilotti sits down with Greg Skloot, President & COO of Crystal, to discuss a whole new level of personalization. We all know we're targeted online based on past browsing history and offers are often personalized ...Show More
#Operations 4: Metrics are Meaningless without Segments with Brett Queener, VC & Former Salesforce EVP

38:01 | Apr 19th

On this episode of #Operations, host Sean Lane sits down with VC and former Salesforce EVP and GM, Brett Queener. Queener joined the company when it was at $11 million in revenue. Today, Salesforce's market cap stands at $123 billion. This monumental...Show More
Growth #10: How We Think About Product Testing At Drift

17:36 | Apr 17th

Today's episode of Growth is all about testing. Matt Bilotti is joined by Drift's growth tech lead Vignesh Mohankumar. Together Matt and Vig discuss the ins and outs of testing products. How should you test the products you're building? When should y...Show More
#151: The Power Of Keeping A Beginner's Mindset (Bonus: Copywriting Lessons From DC & DG)

19:17 | Apr 8th

On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG talk about the power of keeping a beginner's mindset. Yes, even if you're an expert. Plus they break down a single tweet that teaches more about marketing and copywriting in two minutes than you can get fr...Show More
#Operations 3: What Ops Pros Can Learn from this $9 Billion Company

21:24 | Apr 5th

Today on #Operations, host Sean Lane sits down with Okta's VP of Business Operations, Jake Randall. Okta's market cap is now $9 billion...not a bad company to learn from. Together Sean and Jake discuss how to actually measure your ops team's performa...Show More
#Growth 9: A/B Testing & Bayesian Statistics with Intellimize's Guy Yalif

24:21 | Apr 3rd

On today's episode of #Growth, host Matt Bilotti is talking all about testing – A/B testing to be exact. He breaks down the best ways to test, teaches us all about Bayesian Statistics and chats through this and more with Guy Yalif, co-founder and CEO...Show More
Best of Seeking Wisdom: DC’s Favorite Books

18:38 | Apr 1st

Want to start reading more business and leadership books but aren't sure where to begin? This special episode of Seeking Wisdom is all about DC and DG’s favorite subject – books! Tune into to hear which books have a permanent place on DC’s bookshelf.
#150: Choose Wisely: You’re The Average Of The 5 People You Spend The Most Time With

16:01 | Mar 25th

“Show me your friends, and I’ll show you your future.” In this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG are talking about the five people closest to you – and how the people you surround yourself with in everyday life and on social media have a bigger im...Show More
#Operations 2: How to Go from MBA to VP of Operations with Drift's Will Collins

24:11 | Mar 22nd

On the very first official episode of #Operations, host Sean Lane sits down with Will Collins, VP of Operations at Drift. Together they look inward to focus on operations at Drift – Will was employee number 13. So what exactly does it mean to work in...Show More
#Growth 8: How to Approach Experimentation: Bite-sized Changes vs. Big Swings

08:25 | Mar 20th

Today on #Growth, Matt is talking all about experimentation. Specifically how to approach changes you might make to your site or product – bite-sized or incremental changes vs. going all out with big swings. Matt breaks this down with a real-world ex...Show More
#149: The Story Behind Seeking Wisdom

12:30 | Mar 18th

In this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DG is taking you back in time...to 2015. He had just joined the marketing team at Drift. There was no content. There was no blog. And he had a busy CEO who was full of ideas – but who had no time to spend turning th...Show More
#148: Getting In The Mud aka Carrying The Water 3.0

21:39 | Mar 11th

Data can only get you so far. On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG are talking about the limitations of data, and why the most important thing you can do to scale your business is to get in the mud. Because getting in the mud means getting cl...Show More
#Operations 1: Special Announcement: Introducing #Operations – Go Under the Hood of Hypergrowth Companies like Amazon, Okta & Salesforce

05:29 | Mar 8th

To all the marketing and sales ops pros out there deep in the trenches, we know automation work isn’t glamorous. And maybe it seems like no one cares about your Salesforce hack or that Marketo lead routing program you built from scratch at 2 in the m...Show More
#Growth 7: How To Scale Data Teams The Right Way with Indigo's Lauren Moores

24:47 | Mar 6th

This week on #Growth, host Matt Bilotti is talking all about data – space data, agriculture data, data science – with the self-proclaimed "data queen" herself, Lauren Moores, VP Data Strategy and Data Sciences at Indigo. Lauren has spent her whole...Show More
#147: Invert, Always Invert: A Secret to Solving the Most Difficult Problems.

16:37 | Mar 4th

What happens when you flip a problem on its head? Today on Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG are talking about inversion: a beloved mental model of Warren Buffett’s billionaire business partner, Charlie Munger. Inverting a problem or challenge has endless pr...Show More
#146: This Billionaire Investor Bet Big On Meritocracy (Here’s How He Did It & Why You Should Too)

15:30 | Feb 25th

Results matter, but how do you create a performance-based culture from scratch? Today on Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG talk about meritocracies – and why they think every high-performing business should be one. In a meritocracy, the best ideas rise to th...Show More
#Growth 6: When & How to Make Your First Growth Hire

22:34 | Feb 20th

On today's episode of #Growth, host Matt Bilotti and Drift's VP of Growth, Guillaume Cabane, answer the million dollar question – when to make your first growth hire (and how). Here are a few hints: Make sure you've found product-market fit, a proven...Show More
#145: 10 Books That Will Change How You Lead

18:42 | Feb 11th

In this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC, DG and special guest Maggie Crowley are talking about one of their all-time favorite topics – books – about leadership. We’ll give you an inside look at the books that have made a difference to us – from experts...Show More
#Growth 5: The Most Remarkable Product Onboarding I've Ever Seen

17:02 | Feb 6th

On this episode of #Growth, host Matt Bilotti dives deep into the product onboarding experience of Superhuman, an email client and the "fastest email experience ever made." No matter if you're in B2B or B2C this episode and Superhuman's unique, 1:...Show More
#144: Stop Waiting for Perfect

15:42 | Feb 4th

Add this to your list of things to stop doing in 2019 – waiting. On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG are at it again, this time talking about why it’s time to stop waiting for perfect. This episode is for anyone who’s ever waited for everyon...Show More
Special Announcement: The book is here 📚

02:04 | Jan 30th

It's here! The OFFICIAL book on Conversational Marketing from David Cancel and Dave Gerhardt is now available for order everywhere books are sold. Grab your copy of Conversational Marketing: How the World's Fastest Growing Companies Use Chatbots to G...Show More
#143: Did We Forget How Sales Actually Works? With Trish Bertuzzi

31:28 | Jan 28th

Today on Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG sit down with sales legend Trish Bertuzzi, author of the transformative book The Sales Development Playbook: Build Repeatable Pipeline and Accelerate Growth with Inside Sales. Together they discuss why it’s hard...Show More
#Growth 4: How to Spend 10X Less But Do 10X More. Drift’s Mad Scientist & VP of Growth Weighs In On Must-Have Tools.

16:28 | Jan 23rd

This week on #Growth host Matt Bilotti sits down with G aka Guillaume Cabane aka the Mad Scientist and Drift's VP of Growth (and Matt's boss – no pressure).  Today they're talking all about tools – how to use them to accomplish tasks that others m...Show More
#142: Why Changing Your Mindset Can Change Your Life (And Our Simple Trick To Do It)

16:28 | Jan 14th

Mindset is everything – and on this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG talk about the power of changing your mindset to help change your life. Whether you’re starting a new job, a new project, a new business, or training for a marathon, this episod...Show More
#Growth 3: The #1 Thing You Need to Make Your Experiments Successful

08:57 | Jan 9th

What's most important when running any growth experiment? Establishing a control group! Sounds simple, but if you've ever conducted any kind of experiment, you know it's easy to mess up. After all, without a control, you have no way of knowing if you...Show More
#141: Lever's CEO on the 3 Key Elements to Hiring for Hypergrowth

30:39 | Jan 7th

On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG sit down with Sarah Nahm, CEO of Lever. Sarah grew up in Alabama, studied design at Stanford, worked at Google and wrote speeches for Marissa Mayer. Now at Lever, she helps organizations with the ‘art and ...Show More
"Best Of Seeking Wisdom 2018" Part 2

17:28 | Dec 31st, 2018

On Part II of the Best of Seeking Wisdom from this year, DC and DG discuss Will Smith’s storied rise to success, why being uncomfortable is the secret to personal growth and their key to taking feedback – sleep on it. Plus, former Facebook and Go...Show More
"Best Of Seeking Wisdom 2018" Part 1

28:34 | Dec 24th, 2018

On this very special best of 2018 mash up, you’ll get insights from guests throughout the season, and, as always, nuggets of wisdom from DC and DG. On Part I, hear from ProfitWell’s Patrick Campbell on content strategy, pricing and the future of ...Show More
#Growth 2: How to Pick, Plan and Execute a Growth Experiment So You Can 10X Product Activations

10:00 | Dec 19th, 2018

On this episode of #Growth, host Matt Bilotti walks us through how to pick, plan and execute a growth experiment. Most crucial to getting started? Make sure the experiment you choose gives you a statistically significant dataset from which to start, ...Show More
#140: DC & DG Answer Your Questions Live

24:08 | Dec 17th, 2018

It's a special holiday edition of Seeking Wisdom 🎁 and DC and DG are taking listener questions live. Be sure to check out all the festivities on YouTube. On this episode, DC and DG share their favorite books of the year, provide insights into the...Show More
#Exceptions 10: Zoom's Relentless Focus on Customer Experience

38:16 | Dec 12th, 2018

In the Season 1 finale of #Exceptions, host Jay Acunzo goes inside a seemingly ubiquitous brand in the business world today: Zoom. In talking to the company's CEO Eric Yuan and head of marketing Janine Pelosi, we learn why they refuse to settle for c...Show More
#139: Slack Overload, Big Rocks, And Making Time For What Matters

16:19 | Dec 10th, 2018

Alright. If you’re into personal productivity (and getting more stuff done at work) then this episode is for you. DC and DG talk about Slack and a recent shift in how we’re communicating internally at Drift, plus lessons from Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits...Show More
#Growth 1: Choosing the Metric that Matters, Pirate Metrics & Mapping Your Funnel

08:26 | Dec 5th, 2018

Welcome to #Growth, a brand new podcast from Seeking Wisdom hosted by Matt Bilotti, Senior Product Manager on Drift's Growth team. On our first episode, Matt digs into choosing the metric that matters. Plus, Pirate Metrics, mapping out your funnel an...Show More
Special Announcement: Meet the Brand New Podcast from Seeking Wisdom

04:55 | Dec 4th, 2018

We've got some exciting news from Drift and the Seeking Wisdom family of podcasts! We're launching a brand new show called Growth, hosted by Drift's Matt Bilotti, Senior Product Manager on, you guessed it, our Growth team. His show covers everything ...Show More
#138: The 3 Types of Role Models Everyone Needs In Their Career

14:32 | Dec 3rd, 2018

Mentors. Role Models. Learning from others. Those are topics we talk about regularly here on Seeking Wisdom – but there are actually 3 types of role models to follow and watch if you want to grow in your career, business, or personally. DC and DG ...Show More
#Build 11: Julia Austin on the Making of a Great PM – Lessons from Harvard Business School, Digital Ocean, VMWare & Akamai

39:27 | Nov 30th, 2018

On this episode of #Build, board advisor and Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School, Julia Austin, shares her point of view on what makes a truly great product manager. How does she know? Well years of experience spent as CTO at Digital Ocean and...Show More
#Exceptions 9: The Most Crucial Leadership Principle Most B2B Brands Miss

38:44 | Nov 28th, 2018

In this episode of #Exceptions, a revelation about leadership and team happiness and retention in B2B. Indianapolis startup Lessonly teaches us about the communication principle most needed but often overlooked across the corporate world. It's one th...Show More
#137: The Most Important Management Book Of All-Time

15:08 | Nov 19th, 2018

On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG discuss former Intel CEO Andy Grove and his book High Output Management – which just might be one of the most important management books of all-time. Plus DC shares one secret tell that will show you who y...Show More
#Marketing: Lessons From The High Volume Business – Scaling Hootsuite, Vidyard & Constant Contact with Steve Johnson

22:52 | Nov 16th, 2018

On this #Marketing edition of Seeking Wisdom, DG syncs up with legendary marketing operator, Steve Johnson. Together they discuss his time at Constant Contact, Hootsuite, Vidyard and more. Before you go leave a ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ review and share the pod wit...Show More
#Exceptions 8: How First Round Capital Bet on Brand to Change the VC Industry

38:26 | Nov 14th, 2018

First Round Capital is one of the most widely loved venture capital firms in tech -- no small feat for a VC firm to claim. Through their platform (VC for brand marketing and value-add projects), they've built the Harvard Business Review-of-Startups, ...Show More
#136: How To Become A Learning Machine (And Triple The Number Of Books You Read In 2019)

16:23 | Nov 12th, 2018

This week on Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG re-visit one of the most popular episodes of all time to share their secrets to reading more books. Why? Because reading is key to transforming you into a learning machine. And that means helping you get ahead i...Show More
#Build 10: Atlassian's Joff Redfern on Scaling Product Teams through Hypergrowth

34:43 | Nov 9th, 2018

On today’s episode of #Build, host Maggie Crowley sits down with Joff Redfern, VP of Product at Atlassian. Together they talk through Joff’s time as VP of Product at LinkedIn, building a product org from 12 people to 650, the concept of a shipyard, w...Show More
#Marketing: 5 Lessons You Can Steal From Today's Top B2B Brands (And The Process Behind Writing A New Book)

32:34 | Nov 5th, 2018

On this #Marketing edition of Seeking Wisdom, DG sits down with Jay Acunzo to unpack 5 lessons he learned from today's top B2B brands while working on season one of #Exceptions. Plus, get a behind-the-scenes look at the writing process for Jay's new ...Show More
#Exceptions 7: Creativity, Constraints and the Rebrand of Grado Labs

28:32 | Oct 31st, 2018

How to convince an old-school CEO (of a legacy brand) to push forward with a rebrand
#135: Thinking Fast & Slow (And The Reason Why Everything Is Always On Sale)

15:59 | Oct 29th, 2018

On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG break down lessons from Daniel Kahneman’s classic book Thinking, Fast and Slow – and why this might be the most important book for anyone in sales and marketing. Topics on this episode: -Lessons from a rec...Show More
#Build 9: Product Managers: Want To Work Better With Engineers? Here's The Secret.

21:47 | Oct 26th, 2018

It’s a special episode of #Build. Host Maggie Crowley is joined by members of Drift’s Product and Engineering teams. Meet Alexa Nguyen, Senior Product Manager, Trevor Rundell, Director of Engineering, and Peter Karl II, Lead, Product Efficiency. The ...Show More
#134: This Hiring Secret Can Help You Find Your Next VP

24:47 | Oct 23rd, 2018

On today's episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG are joined by special guest and Drift co-founder and CTO, Elias Torres. Together, they talk through how to hire people who can go from individual contributor to VP. It comes down to 4 things. 1) Come fr...Show More
#Exceptions 6: Data, Ego, and the Search for Truth with ProfitWell

34:00 | Oct 19th, 2018

A brand based on truth? That's what ProfitWell co-founder & CEO Patrick Campbell has set out to achieve. But what is a brand based on truth exactly? Well, it's about going deeper to cut through assumptions and push past egotistical decision making to...Show More
SW Classics: You Don't Need More Ideas (You Need More Execution)

05:50 | Oct 15th, 2018

DG is traveling around Europe this week, sharing the good word on brand building. So for today's episode of Seeking Wisdom, we're throwing it back to one of our favorite episodes...on ideas. You don't need more of them, you need better execution. Lea...Show More
#Build 8: Pluralsight’s Nate Walkingshaw on Why The Secret to Hypergrowth Is Building a Product with Empathy

32:18 | Oct 12th, 2018

Pluralsight's Nate Walkingshaw literally wrote the book on product leadership. On this episode of Build, Nate dives into the importance of empathy in product and how his own background as an EMT helped him build more empathetic, more intuitive produc...Show More
#133: How to Run the Most Effective 1:1 Meetings of Your Career

16:03 | Oct 8th, 2018

Seeking Wisdom is back to discuss the importance of 1:1 meetings – what they are, why you and your team need them, the best 1:1 formats and more. Hint: As a manager, these meetings are all about listening and roadblock removal. Also in this episode, ...Show More
#Exceptions 5: Moving From Traffic to Audience to Community: Why Buffer Treats Their Customers Like Humans

40:00 | Oct 3rd, 2018

On this episode of #Exceptions, we’re going inside Buffer. Buffer sells social media management tools for marketers, allowing you to schedule and analyze everything. It’s used by companies like Shopify, HelpScout, the Denver Broncos, and thousands mo...Show More
#132: Beware Of Confirmation Bias

16:05 | Oct 1st, 2018

On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC & DG break down confirmation bias & why it's one of the most common biases that impacts how we make decisions at work and at home (and one of the top 25 Cognitive Biases that we deal with every day; arguably it's...Show More
#Build 7: 3 Questions Every Product Team Needs to Ask w/ Sandhya Hegde

29:24 | Sep 26th, 2018

Maybe you're in product dev, maybe you’re in marketing. Either way, you have customers, and your goal is to provide value for them, drive revenue, and surpass goals. Chances are, you’ve seen someone miss it. Maybe you’ve missed it.
#131: 3 Simple Tips To Help You Read More Books (Even If You Don't Like Reading)

09:03 | Sep 24th, 2018

Dave Gerhardt had read maybe 10 books his whole life. Then he met DC, who told him to read like his life (or at least career) depended on it. Now at Drift, he’s read over 100 in just 2 years. Why? Because it’s the difference between mediocrity and su...Show More
#Exceptions 4: Help Scout: Defining, Defending, & Challenging an Entire Industry

43:57 | Sep 19th, 2018

Customer support professionals remove the obstacles and clear the way for your customers to appreciate your product or service. They are the front lines of your business, representing your name day in, day out. Often time, customers service pros may ...Show More
#Build 6: How to Hire Diverse Product Management Teams w/ Pratima Arora

35:34 | Sep 12th, 2018

In this one Pratima Arora, Head of Product at Confluence, discussed how she scaled two product teams - one for Salesforce and one for Atlassian, bringing genuine diversity to her teams at both companies in the process.
#130: Jocko, Casey, & More - It's a HYPERGROWTH East Recap

27:32 | Sep 10th, 2018

On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC & DG recap the behind the scenes of HYPERGROWTH East, including lessons from Jocko Willink, Casey Neistat, and what happened with Grant Cardone. HYPERGROWTH West is coming to San Francisco in 2 weeks on Monday 9/...Show More
#Build 5: 4 Ways to Get Customer Feedback Any Time

10:27 | Sep 5th, 2018

The most important thing we can all do as product people is also something that most of us continue to fail at: talking to customers. Getting customer feedback is an example of something that’s simple, but not easy. It’s incredible that talking to cu...Show More
#129: The Biggest Learning Mistake Most People Make

15:54 | Sep 3rd, 2018

Do you find yourself only learning from people that you like? If the answer is yes, then your growth is in serious jeopardy. Because guess what? There are not that many people in the world who are perfect. If you choose to wait around until they are,...Show More
#Exceptions 3: InVision

33:54 | Aug 29th, 2018

What if your brand could be the battle cry, the rallypoint, the symbolic meeting place for your customers? What if your brand could transform your audience into a community of participants? That’s exactly what InVision has remarkably accomplished. Th...Show More
#128: Toronto Recap, HYPERGROWTH, DC's First Concert & More

25:24 | Aug 27th, 2018

I hope you’re ready for this. DG and DC just got back from Toronto, and they’re packed with tidbits of wisdom to download. This episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC and DG give us some straight up B2B advice. One nugget they dropped? Be yourself. Sure, soun...Show More
#Marketing: Why Every Marketer Should Have a Swipe File

10:09 | Aug 22nd, 2018

Keeping a swipe file has been a game-changer for DG. It helps him come up with ideas and find patterns between ideas. If you don’t have a swipe file, you should definitely consider it. DG recorded this one in his car on the last day of vacation in Hi...Show More
#127: DC's Secret To Managing Your Career at a Hypergrowth Company

25:02 | Aug 20th, 2018

In this episode, DC busts out his whiteboard to talk about three different comparisons of company growth vs. individual growth. In the first, the company grows faster than the individual. In the second, the individual grows faster than the company. I...Show More
#Build 4: Backlogs Don't Matter

05:03 | Aug 17th, 2018

In this one, Maggie shares a recent Tweet that got her the most impressions she’s ever had—and her first internet troll. It went something like this:“Stop wasting time talking about tools and backlogs. It doesn’t matter. Go talk to your sales team, f...Show More
#Marketing: Coffee With a CMO w/ Jill Rowley

23:51 | Aug 15th, 2018

Jill Rowley is not a CMO, and we didn’t drink coffee during this interview. That should tell you just how much we wanted to interview her. Jill is the Chief Growth Officer at Marketo. She’s been in sales her whole life, although she has a soft spot f...Show More
#126: The Education of the Young Nephew (Our Favorite Books From Summer 2018)

26:39 | Aug 13th, 2018

The people want more DC on Seeking Wisdom, and nothing says DC like books. So in this one, we’re covering our favorite books that we’ve read this summer. DG runs through his four favorites, and DC mentions three—all by the same author. Check them out...Show More
#Exceptions 2: Wistia

46:56 | Aug 10th, 2018

Wistia is a company that markets a mission, not just a bunch of products. A few years ago, you might have described Wistia as a SaaS company that offers video hosting and analytics. But thanks to a major product launch this year, the company is in fl...Show More
#Marketing: Coffee With a CMO - Mike Volpe

26:58 | Aug 8th, 2018

Mike Volpe is now a CEO, so what’s he doing on Coffee With a CMO? Well, Mike has a long history in marketing, and at the time of this recording, he still had a few hours left as CMO before he transitioned into the big chair. So technically, we didn’t...Show More
#125: DC Is Back From Sabbatical. Here’s What He Learned.

19:09 | Aug 6th, 2018

DC is back from sabbatical, people. This is a very important day. If you listened to the episode with ET, you know that Drift’s two co-founders put sabbaticals in place for every three years instead of the typical five. Not just one time, but every t...Show More
#Marketing: Coffee With a CMO - Brian Kardon

34:10 | Aug 1st, 2018

Brian Kardon is the CMO at Fuse and former CMO at Lattice Engines, Eloqua, and Forrester. He joined us in our Coffee With a CMO series to talk about his time at Forrester, the future of marketing, why tech isn’t as important as it used to be, what it...Show More
#Marketing: What Social Media Engagement Can Teach You About Your Marketing Strategy

06:12 | Jul 31st, 2018

Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. Instagram. YouTube. What makes content on those channels effective? The answer is engagement. The more engagement a post gets, the more it gets shared. Comments (i.e., conversations), therefore, are a big deal. There’s a ...Show More
#Marketing: Coffee With a CMO - Tim Kopp

29:12 | Jul 25th, 2018

In the second episode of Coffee With a CMO, DG talks to Tim Kopp. They cover what it takes to get on Tim’s CMO “coaching tree,” how to hire right early to scale your company fast, what separates would-be marketing executives, and what he learned as a...Show More
#124: Reading, Leadership Principles, and Drift Sabbaticals w/ ET

31:13 | Jul 24th, 2018

ET is filling in for DC while he's wrapping up his sabbatical. We talked about the Drift Sabbatical program, why it's 3 years vs. 5, and how the company scales as the founders take more time off, how to set up systems to scale, and the power of unplu...Show More
#Marketing: Coffee With a CMO w/ Joe Chernov

26:19 | Jul 18th, 2018

We are starting a new series of video/audio episodes called “Coffee With a CMO.” The idea is to have a relaxed conversation with a CMO and let the conversation take us to the real heart of things. First up is Joe Chernov, Chief Marketing Officer at I...Show More
#Exceptions 1: Gusto

37:16 | Jul 16th, 2018

In the very first episode of #Exceptions, we meet a company so excited about building a brand that it kind of feels like they name the whole company after how they feel. In this one, Jay explores Gusto, a SaaS platform that helps automate and improve...Show More
#Exceptions: Teaser Trailer

04:34 | Jul 12th, 2018

Jay Acunzo is the host of the podcast "Unthinkable." But now he's the host of something else: #Exceptions, the newest original Seeking Wisdom show. Exceptions will be a show about why brand matters so much in B2B. We'll dig up stories and ideas that ...Show More
#Marketing: A 5-Part Framework for the Perfect Presentation

09:20 | Jul 10th, 2018

DG found out a secret that has completely changed the way he does public speaking. It turns out, if you actually have a good framework, public speaking can become easy. Anytime you’re stuck, you can use these five points to get unstuck. They work for...Show More
#Build 3: Maintaining Autonomy w/ Martin Eriksson

34:14 | Jul 5th, 2018

Every employee wants to feel like they’re a part of a truly autonomous team. A team where they’re a part of the decision making process. A team where their voice matters. Where their opinions can make a difference. Maybe you’ve never been a part of a...Show More
#Build 2: Failure is a Part of the Process

06:53 | Jun 27th, 2018

What do you do about failure? I’m not talking about a test that you took that failed. I’m talking about true product failures. Products that, for whatever reason, just bombed. Failures far outside the acceptable scope of “fail fast.”
#Marketing: The One Secret To Building A Brand You Need To Know For 2018

12:40 | Jun 22nd, 2018

A lot of people think that it takes a 6-figure agency and a huge budget to build a brand. It’s actually a lot simpler than that. You can build your brand & your business with some time-tested advice: Be Real. Be Authentic. Be Human. In this #Marketin...Show More
#Build 1: How to Get Hired by People Who Don't Want to Hire You

08:04 | Jun 20th, 2018

Experience and a fancy degree can only get you so far.    If you've listened to DC, you've probably caught that he doesn't exactly love hiring product managers with experience and those with their MBAs. They don't give you the right to tell people wh...Show More
Introducing #Build: A New Seeking Wisdom Show

04:53 | Jun 20th, 2018

Seeking Wisdom is expanding, and we're going to be adding a handful of new shows. The next one to drop is #Build, hosted by Maggie Crowley.    In this episode, Maggie, DC, and DG intro the new show and let you know what you can expect from it.   Magg...Show More
#marketing This Episode Will Help You Be More Creative In 30 Minutes

36:18 | Jun 11th, 2018

DG is joined by Allen Gannett who's the CEO of Track Maven and author of the new book "How to Develop the Right Idea, at the Right Time." They talk about Allen's book and lessons from over 25 creative geniuses, from the Broadway team behind Dear Evan...Show More
EMERGENCY PODCAST: We Just Dropped The Entire #HYPERGROWTH18 Lineup

05:13 | Jun 4th, 2018

Stop what you're doing. We need 5 minutes. We just dropped the entire lineup for #HYPERGROWTH18. You can get your tickets ASAP at hypergrowth.drift. If you use the promo code SEEKINGWISDOM when you checkout, you’ll save $500 and pay just $199 for you...Show More
#123: Molly Graham (Former Exec. at Facebook, Quip) on the 9 Things She Wished People Told Her About Scaling a Company

40:02 | Jun 4th, 2018

Molly Graham knows what it takes to scale a company (@molly_g on Twitter). From Google to Facebook to Quip she’s been involved in a whole lot of growth — and a whole lot of change that comes with it. She joins DC and DG on this episode of Seeking Wis...Show More
#122: The 11 Books We Keep In The Drift Lobby For Everyone

26:36 | Jun 1st, 2018

Finally. The first podcast live from the new Drift office in downtown Boston. If you come by, you'll notice there are multiple copies of 11 particular books in the lobby that anyone can take. On this episode of Seeking Wisdom, DC & DG breakdown the b...Show More
#marketing Here’s The Secret To Coming Up With The Best Content Ideas Of Your Career

18:31 | May 22nd, 2018

Struggling to come up with ideas for content? This episode is for you. DG breaks down how to reverse engineer great topics for podcasts, blog posts, videos, and more -- including a list of tools to use, including: Google Keyword Planner, BuzzSumo, Qu...Show More
#122: Comfort Is The Enemy Of Growth

18:47 | May 18th, 2018

Today on Seeking Wisdom we're talking about the relationship between comfort and growth. -- Get something out of this episode? Leave a 6-star review on Apple Podcasts. If you're a fan of the show we would LOVE you to join us at HYPERGROWTH -- our ann...Show More
#121: Play Bigger, Creating a Category, and the Bermuda Triangle

26:35 | May 10th, 2018

If you like this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Today on Seeking Wisdom we’re breaking down the bo...Show More
#marketing The Best Performing Marketing Channel That No One Ever Talks About

14:00 | May 7th, 2018

If you like this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- The best performing marketing channel might be rig...Show More
#120: #AskDC and Lessons from The Best in Retail (Amazon, Home Depot, Walmart)

22:20 | May 3rd, 2018

If you like this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- We’re back and talking about the three books that ...Show More
#marketing The $4.6B Lead Engagement Problem (And The 2018 Drift Lead Response Report)

15:11 | May 1st, 2018

If you like this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- This year, marketers will spend over four BILLION ...Show More
#marketing Podcast Gear & What We Use To Record Seeking Wisdom

13:24 | Apr 23rd, 2018

If you like this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- By popular request, DG breaks down all of the tool...Show More
#119: Super Bowl Champion & 7-Time New England Patriots Captain Jerod Mayo

41:23 | Apr 19th, 2018

If you like this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Jerod Mayo has been a top performer his whole life...Show More
#marketing This One Thing Can Change Your Career In Marketing

08:59 | Apr 16th, 2018

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- It's Marketing Monday and DG is talking about the...Show More
#marketing How We Went Viral On LinkedIn and Generated 300k Views Without Spending $

31:52 | Apr 6th, 2018

On the first episode of Seeking Wisdom Marketing, DG breaks down the whole story behind Drift's LinkedIn takeover and the video campaign that went viral, generating 300,000 views in 24 hours and led to the most traffic to Drift.com in a single day, e...Show More
A Very Special Message From DC & DG (We're Bringing You More Seeking Wisdom)

05:30 | Apr 6th, 2018

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- We heard you loud and clear -- you wanted more Se...Show More
#118: The 6 Principles Of Influence (AKA The One Book Every Business Should Know Cold)

17:45 | Apr 6th, 2018

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- If you're in marketing or sales, this is a drop w...Show More
#117: The Difference Between Pain & Discomfort with Shannon McGarity

34:20 | Mar 28th, 2018

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Shannon is the Director of User Experience at Coo...Show More
#116: Here's Why You Need To Own Your Audience Online (And A Cautionary Tale From DC)

11:58 | Mar 20th, 2018

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- First there was Facebook. Then came Medium. And F...Show More
#114: Don't Be Scared Of A Crowded Market

12:00 | Mar 7th, 2018

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Crowded market? No problem. On this episode of Se...Show More
#113: The Cerebral Seller & Former Salesforce Sales Scientist, David Priemer

26:01 | Feb 26th, 2018

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- David Priemer is the Founder of CerebralSelling.c...Show More
SW Classics: Carry The Water

24:19 | Feb 26th, 2018

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- This week we're digging in the crates back to one...Show More
#112: Limiting Beliefs

20:31 | Feb 15th, 2018

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Limiting beliefs. We all have them. And they impa...Show More
#111: Why Steli Efti Thought Branding Was Bullshit

34:30 | Feb 9th, 2018

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Steli Efti is the co-founder and CEO of Close.io....Show More
#110: Amy Chang - The CEO Who Ran Google Analytics And Is On The Board Of Cisco And Proctor & Gamble

28:48 | Feb 1st, 2018

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Get the notebooks out. Amy serves on the board of...Show More
#109: 5 Management Lessons From Peter Drucker

22:30 | Jan 25th, 2018

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Peter Drucker is the OG of management. If you’ve ...Show More
#108: Rich Roll & Brad Stulberg On Health, Wellness, And Mental Well-Being

36:23 | Jan 18th, 2018

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- After months of shouting Rich Roll out on the pod...Show More
#107: A Special Announcement

05:58 | Jan 16th, 2018

A quick interruption from your regular scheduled Seeking Wisdom... https://hypergrowth.drift.com/
#106: Silicon Valley's Mad Scientist (AKA The G)

25:57 | Jan 9th, 2018

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Guillaume Cabane is a mad scientist. He was the V...Show More
#105: Public Speaking, Pricing, & Changing How You Learn, with Patrick Campbell

40:30 | Jan 4th, 2018

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- This week on Seeking Wisdom we're joined by Price...Show More
#104: The Shift From Supply To Demand (And How It Will Impact Your Business In 2018)

18:11 | Dec 26th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Hotels own the supply -- but Airbnb owns the dema...Show More
#103: Carol Meyers Live

36:09 | Dec 20th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Live from the first Drift Roadshow in Boston. Car...Show More
#102: How To Say No To Meetings

10:27 | Dec 13th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Peter Drucker hated meetings. Steve Jobs hated me...Show More
#101: The Lies We Tell Ourselves The Most

12:00 | Dec 8th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- There are handful of lies we tell ourselves every...Show More
#100: Greatest Hits, Vol. 1

1:42:26 | Dec 1st, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- For the 100th episode of Seeking Wisdom, we thoug...Show More
#99: One Secret To Our Strategy At Drift

24:21 | Nov 15th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Elias is back and we're going behind the scenes o...Show More
#98: Customer Experience Is The New Marketing

27:56 | Nov 10th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Julie Hogan (Drift's new VP of Customer Success &...Show More
#97: The Science Of Sales With Shopify’s Loren Padelford

34:16 | Oct 31st, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- “If you don’t add value, you’re not going to surv...Show More
#96: The Danger Of Role Models

10:00 | Oct 23rd, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- We've talked about the importance of role models ...Show More
#95: Peak Performance And The Formula For Growth With Brad Stulberg

46:30 | Oct 17th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- On this episode of Seeking Wisdom we sat down wit...Show More
#94: Servant Leadership

16:56 | Oct 10th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Before you can lead you must serve. If you're a m...Show More
#93 Behind Silicon Valley's Top VC Firm With Sequoia's Pat Grady

30:38 | Oct 3rd, 2017

When it comes to a list of the top Venture Capital firms in the world, there's usually one name on top of the list: Sequoia Capital. Sequoia has been an early investor in hypergrowth companies like Airbnb, Dropbox, Stripe, and Google (and recently ...Show More
#92: You Don't Need More Ideas (You Need More Execution)

19:33 | Sep 28th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Ideas. Everyone has them. But do you really need ...Show More
#91 Finding Traffic With Clay Collins

32:15 | Sep 20th, 2017

Clay Collins is a marketing genius. And you know we don't toss that term out there lightly. Clay has a unique perspective on marketing and getting people to pay attention. He's got a background in science and psychology -- and actually dropped out o...Show More
#90: Hiring, Firing, And People Patty McCord

1:19:14 | Sep 13th, 2017

Patty McCord spent 14 years at Netflix running HR. And since we were in Santa Cruz where Patty lives, DC gave her a call and she was nice enough to invite us over for Seeking Wisdom. This one's all about hiring, firing, and building a world-class c...Show More
#89: How DG Got His Job At Drift

17:29 | Sep 6th, 2017

When we were doing Seeking Wisdom Live at WeWork, a quick story came up. DC went back to when DG first got his job at Drift -- from the interview process to getting an offer -- and started to a tell a story about hiring, what to look for in people t...Show More
#88: Terminus CMO Sangram Vajre

41:36 | Aug 28th, 2017

Terminus CMO Sangram Vajre joins DC and DG to talk about why the traditional sales and marketing funnel won't work forever, and what you need to do to adapt. Learn what it means to flip your funnel and uncover some of the other unconventional methods...Show More
#87 Why DC Gave A $30,000 Referral Bonus

14:59 | Aug 23rd, 2017

If you Google "David Cancel Referral Bonus" you'll find a few interesting results. Like the time he gave out $10,000 referral bonuses for engineers. And the time he bumped it up to $30,000 (that's not a misprint). But at Drift, DC wanted to do some...Show More
#86: Seeking Wisdom Live At WeWork

54:33 | Aug 15th, 2017

Live from WeWork South Station in Boston August 2017. We go all over the map in this episode from the history of Seeking Wisdom and why we started the podcast, learnings from the top episodes, and even rewind back to how DG got his start at Drift --...Show More
#85: November Project Founder Brogan Graham

21:12 | Aug 15th, 2017

On today’s episode our guest is November Project Founder Brogan Graham. November Project is a free fitness movement for weekly public group workouts with locations around the world. Listen in to our discussion about how Brogan created this movement a...Show More
#84: Unconventional Things We've Done To Grow Drift

15:30 | Aug 9th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Breaking down 5 of the unconventional marketing s...Show More
#83: Lunch With The CEO

10:13 | Aug 2nd, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- There's something that we're doing on Fridays at ...Show More
Join Us For Seeking Wisdom LIVE!

02:30 | Jul 28th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- It's been too long without doing this, so it's ti...Show More
#82: Paul English on Hiring, People, and Time Management

43:56 | Jul 28th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Paul English is a serial entrepreneur and philant...Show More
#81: The Reason We Started Seeking Wisdom

08:42 | Jul 20th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- It only took 81 episodes, but it finally hit DC w...Show More
#80: Why DC Sent His Co-Founder To Meet Jocko

39:44 | Jul 19th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- “You’re going to Austin to see Jocko." That’s wha...Show More
#79: 3 Lessons From Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff

22:14 | Jul 12th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Marc Benioff is the founder and CEO of Salesforce...Show More
#78: Why We Decided To Launch A Conference

16:40 | Jul 5th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- In January DC and DG were on a flight to New York...Show More
#77: Does It Matter Where You Sit At Work?

12:20 | Jun 29th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- A recent Harvard Business Review study said yes —...Show More
#76: Two Things That Tell You Everything During An Interview

16:03 | Jun 20th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Hiring is hard. Really freaking hard. Why? Well, ...Show More
#75: Time Management

13:26 | Jun 14th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Dave and David went through their fan mail and an...Show More
#74 Finding Your Why

11:12 | Jun 7th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- What motivates someone to work and grow? Their in...Show More
#73: The Hypergrowth Curve

18:13 | May 30th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Why do some companies achieve Hypergrowth while o...Show More
#72: Leadership Lessons From A Navy Seal

14:57 | May 23rd, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- There are so many great leadership lessons to lea...Show More
#71: Secrets

18:44 | May 17th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- We give away all of our secrets on Seeking Wisdom...Show More
#70: 5-Time Olympic Medalist Nastia Liukin

33:33 | May 10th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- We're joined by 5-time Olympic medalist Nastia Li...Show More
#69: Working Smarter vs. Working Harder

20:34 | May 3rd, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- "You need to work smarter, not harder." That's wh...Show More
#68: Strengths and Weaknesses

19:48 | Apr 27th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Should you spend more time working on your weakne...Show More
#67: 10 Lessons From Patagonia

22:54 | Apr 20th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- 10 things we learned from Patagonia founder Yvon ...Show More
#66: How To Get A Promotion

16:03 | Apr 13th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Breaking down DC's three rules for getting a prom...Show More
A Special Offer

01:44 | Apr 13th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Get your tickets at http://hypergrowth.drift.com/...Show More
#65: Mike Volpe

47:10 | Apr 10th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Mike Volpe joined us live at Drift for lunch with...Show More
#64: Morning Routines

19:13 | Apr 5th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- Breaking down each of our morning routines. How d...Show More
#63: DC, DG, And Emmanuelle Skala From Digital Ocean

36:15 | Mar 28th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. ----- We’re joined by Emmanuelle Skala (@elleskala) the...Show More
#62: Wealth And Happiness Lessons From Jim Rohn

18:28 | Mar 24th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- Jim Rohn is the OG of wealth and happiness, so we’r...Show More
#61: Why We Invested So Much In Our Brand From Day One

16:28 | Mar 15th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- Breaking down why we made the decision to invest so...Show More
#60: Fear (Why It Holds Us Back)

07:36 | Mar 15th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- A quick lesson from DC on why fear is the thing tha...Show More
#59: Be Careful Who You Compare Yourself To

06:18 | Mar 6th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- Dave learned a quick lesson from David the other da...Show More
#58: Talking Brand With Mike Troiano

43:30 | Feb 28th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- David calls Mike "The Godfather of Branding." And w...Show More
#57: How We Do Internal Communication At Drift

19:28 | Feb 23rd, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- After our podcast episode on meetings, we got a lot...Show More
#56: Momentum Makers, Perfectionists, And Founder Bombs

15:10 | Feb 16th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- Today we’re talking about two ends of the spectrum ...Show More
#55: Freemium Or Sales Reps? Here's Why We Picked Both

19:00 | Feb 10th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- Freemium model? Or inside sales? What about outboun...Show More
#54: The Power Of Peer Groups

09:19 | Jan 31st, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- A quick one on the power of peer groups based on Da...Show More
#53: Stop Waiting For That Amazing Business Idea

14:14 | Jan 27th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- People love to glamorize the idea of starting a bus...Show More
#52 InVision SVP of Sales Ryan Burke

53:08 | Jan 16th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- Ryan Burke is the SVP of Sales at InVision and goes...Show More
#51: How To Run A Meeting

15:17 | Jan 4th, 2017

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- Meetings. In the early days of a company, meetings ...Show More
#50: What We Learned Starting This Podcast In 2016

35:55 | Dec 28th, 2016

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- Looking back on 2016 and the first year of Seeking ...Show More
#49: How To Overcome Self Doubt

14:13 | Dec 22nd, 2016

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- Self doubt is something that we all struggle with e...Show More
#48: Goals

12:14 | Dec 12th, 2016

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- Everyone is in planning mode for 2017, so we though...Show More
#47: Management & Career Growth

16:05 | Dec 6th, 2016

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- You hear it all the time: startups are all about th...Show More
#46: Lunch With Mark Roberge

52:20 | Nov 30th, 2016

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- Mark Roberge came by Drift earlier in the month to ...Show More
#45: Our Approach To Content Marketing

12:43 | Nov 22nd, 2016

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- Some quick thoughts on our approach to content mark...Show More
44: How To Prioritize

11:24 | Nov 15th, 2016

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- Prioritization. Focus. Whatever you want to call it...Show More
43: Slack, Microsoft, and Shoe Dog

17:17 | Nov 9th, 2016

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- Last week Slack took out a full-page ad in the New ...Show More
42: Is It A Company Problem Or A Customer Problem?

11:25 | Nov 3rd, 2016

If you liked this episode, we bet that you’ll love our blog content. blog.drift.com/#subscribe Subscribe to never miss a post & join the 20,000+ other pros committed to getting better every day. --- One of the best questions you can ask when you're b...Show More
41: A Quick One On Gratitude

06:26 | Oct 27th, 2016

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40: How To Price Your Product

12:12 | Oct 25th, 2016

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39: Books That Have Had The Biggest Impact On Us

15:05 | Oct 20th, 2016

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38: Product Managers, CEO’s, And A Book Preview

15:26 | Oct 12th, 2016

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37: Why I'm Working On Drift

17:59 | Oct 3rd, 2016

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36: How To Work

16:53 | Sep 27th, 2016

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35: People Don’t Care About Your Product

13:36 | Sep 22nd, 2016

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34: How To Stay On Point When You're Traveling

14:53 | Sep 15th, 2016

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33: Why You Can't

10:05 | Sep 12th, 2016

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32: Customer Feedback

12:36 | Sep 8th, 2016

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31: The Score Takes Care Of Itself

11:48 | Aug 31st, 2016

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30: Be Careful Who You Take Advice From [Five Minute Friday]

05:45 | Aug 26th, 2016

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29: Startup Lessons From Gail Goodman

30:35 | Aug 25th, 2016

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28: How To Come Up With Better Ideas

16:26 | Aug 24th, 2016

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27: 3 Hiring Secrets (And Why You Need To Rely More On Your Senses)

25:36 | Aug 16th, 2016

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26: The Biggest Mistakes We've Made + Some Book Recommendations

11:46 | Aug 12th, 2016

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25: The One Question No One Asks Before Starting A Company

12:54 | Aug 10th, 2016

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24: Why You Should Run Your Business Without Roadmaps

16:46 | Aug 2nd, 2016

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23: Why Great Products Don't Always Win

23:13 | Jul 24th, 2016

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Ask Us Anything (We Want Your Questions!)

02:13 | Jul 15th, 2016

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22: Fitness, Workout Routines, And Finding The Time To Get It Done

26:20 | Jul 14th, 2016

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21: The New One Minute Manager

17:36 | Jul 7th, 2016

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20: Why A Guy With 200,000 Monthly Readers Killed His Lead Forms, Too

23:47 | Jun 30th, 2016

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19: Career Advice: Why Millennials Need To Carry The Water

24:19 | Jun 27th, 2016

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18: The Grind: Why You Have To Put In The Work

12:28 | Jun 21st, 2016

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17: Why The Early Days Of A Startup Are Like Wandering Through The Desert

12:26 | Jun 14th, 2016

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16: Stopping The BS: How To Move Fast Even As You Scale

19:35 | Jun 6th, 2016

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15: Do You Really Want Success?

11:08 | Jun 3rd, 2016

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14: Innovation, Not Invention

12:23 | Jun 1st, 2016

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13: How To Set Goals For Your Startup (And The Power Of Focus)

27:17 | May 25th, 2016

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12: The Myth Of Work Life Balance

16:10 | May 16th, 2016

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11: Why We Killed Our Lead Forms And Gated Content

21:37 | May 9th, 2016

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10: The Things That Don't Scale

14:08 | May 4th, 2016

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09: Just Ship It

07:49 | Apr 27th, 2016

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08: Building A Sales Team With Mark Roberge

27:14 | Apr 25th, 2016

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07: Noah Kagan

51:48 | Apr 20th, 2016

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06: This Is Why I Never Hire Product Managers

14:59 | Mar 24th, 2016

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05: Should You Send Your Kids To College?

17:43 | Mar 14th, 2016

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04: You Need More Role Models

14:15 | Feb 18th, 2016

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03: Want Happier And More Productive Employees? Give Them Autonomy

12:10 | Feb 12th, 2016

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02: The Secret To Becoming A Learning Machine

18:04 | Jan 20th, 2016

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01: How A Modern Product Team Should Work

13:02 | Jan 11th, 2016

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00: Introducing Seeking Wisdom With David Cancel

07:05 | Jan 6th, 2016

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