Key Hiring Lessons from Amazon, Uber, Groupon, etc.

Source: Peter Diamandis

If you want to create a successful, hyper-growth company you've got to get one thing right – hiring.

To kick off my series of blogs on "Hiring, Culture, and Experimentation", I had a chance to catch up with Jeff Holden, the current Chief Product Officer of Uber.

Jeff is a brilliant entrepreneur and executive who has held leadership roles at three hyper growth companies – Amazon, Groupon, and Uber.

We talked about many things, but in this blog, we'll focus on Jeff's advice for hiring -- these are critical lessons for every entrepreneur, so let's dive in.

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