As the 28-year old CEO of an almost 900-person company, Patrick shares with me what he wishes he learned earlier as leader.
You cannot be all things to all people. This is true of building products, socializing with others — and true of leading a company. Patrick Collison, the CEO and co-founder of Stripe, shared this insight with me and how it’s shaped the way he’s thought about running and growing an organization.
“It’s reframing the question, not as, ‘How do you keep people happy,’ but, ‘How do you keep the right kind of people for your organization happy?’”
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