Podcast episode
We're re-releasing some of the greatest hits from the podcast over the years. This episode was recorded in front of a live audience in San Francisco in October 2018.Keith breaks down some of the successes that mentees of his have had over the past few years. Many of them came from non-technical backg...

We're re-releasing some of the greatest hits from the podcast over the years. This episode was recorded in front of a live audience in San Francisco in October 2018.Keith breaks down some of the successes that mentees of his have had over the past few years. Many of them came from non-technical backgrounds and non-elite schools. He talks about their career trajectory and the inflection points that led to their advancement.Erik explains the four dimensions of career building and where he thinks people early in their careers are over-optimizing.Keith shares what Peter Thiel told him about hiring while the two were on a run around the Stanford campus shortly after Keith joined PayPal. He talks about how he challenges the people working for him, and why as an employee you always want to feel like you’re pushing the boundaries of what you’re capable of.They also talk about what makes a good startup idea and the three factors that Keith uses to evaluate business ideas.Thanks for listening — if you like what you hear, please review us on your favorite podcast platform. Check us out on the web at www.villageglobal.vc or get in touch with us on Twitter @villageglobal.Want to get updates from us? Subscribe to get a peek inside the Village. We’ll send you reading recommendations, exclusive event invites, and commentary on the latest happenings in Silicon Valley. www.villageglobal.vc/signup

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