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Masters of Scale with Reid Hoffman

How do companies grow from zero to a gazillion? Legendary Silicon Valley investor / entrepreneur Reid Hoffman tests his theories with famous founders. Guests include Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg & Sheryl Sandberg, Netflix’s Reed Hastings, Google’s Eric Schmidt, Spanx's Sara Blakely. With original music and hilariously honest stories, the show sounds like nothing you’ve ever heard. Masters of Scale is a WaitWhat original series in association with Stitcher.


Special: Recharge your brain with a Meditative Story from Arianna Huffington 2019-08-06   How and Why to Embrace – Not Outwit – Gatekeepers w/ 23andMe's Anne Wojcicki 2019-08-01   Introducing Meditative Story 2019-07-30   The Big Pivot w/Slack's Stewart Butterfield 2019-07-26   Small Changes for Big Impact w/Bumble's Whitney Wolfe Herd 2019-07-18   Entrepreneurship as a Second Act w/Gwyneth Paltrow 2019-07-02   10 New Rules for Big Career Changes (The Graduation Episode) w/ Jordan Harbinger 2019-06-21   How pirates become the navy w/Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi 2019-06-05   The case for bootstrapping w/Mailchimp’s Ben Chestnut 2019-05-21   Open or closed? The answer is both—w/Joi Ito, MIT Media Lab Director 2019-04-30   When your invention becomes a weapon – from Should This Exist 2019-04-11   Take bigger risks w/Shellye Archambeau 2019-03-26   Check your blindspot w/Sallie Krawcheck (Ellevest) 2019-03-12   Caterina Fake Repeat 2019-03-05   The Reid Hoffman Story (Part 2) — Make everyone a hero 2019-02-26   Introducing: Should This Exist? 2019-02-21   The Reid Hoffman Story (Part 1) — Make everyone a hero 2019-01-22   Let your customers be your scouts – w/Eventbrite's Julia Hartz 2019-01-08   To scale, you must master the skill of storytelling w/Charity: Water’s Scott Harrison 2018-12-18   Your Plan B Needs a Plan B — w/Nancy Lublin of Do Something and Crisis Text Line 2018-12-04   The Millennial Episode — with Brit + Co’s Brit Morin 2018-11-19   The elusive formula for great hiring w/Workday's Aneel Bhusri 2018-11-05   Danny Meyer — When (and how) to ignore conventional wisdom 2018-10-22   Arianna Huffington—What great founders do at night 2018-10-03   Spotify's Daniel Ek — How to build trust FAST 2018-09-19   Instagram's Kevin Systrom — Keep it simple while scaling big 2018-09-06   Marissa Mayer — How to make the star employees you need 2018-08-08   How to kill your bad ideas w/ Zynga's Mark Pincus 2018-07-25   Keep Humans In the Equation w/ TaskRabbit's Stacy Brown-Philpot 2018-07-11   Introducing Season 3 2018-07-09   #22 How to find your big idea w/ Spanx's Sara Blakely 2018-03-21   1 #21 How To Do Good And Do Good Business with Starbucks' Howard Schultz 2018-03-07   1 BONUS: The 10 Commandments of Startup Success with Guest Host Tim Ferriss 2018-02-28   1 #20 Never Underestimate Your First Idea w/ Twitter/Medium's Ev Williams 2018-02-21   1 #19 How To Price Your Product To Scale w/ ClassPass' Payal Kadakia 2018-02-14   1 #18 How To Build Your Company To Last w/ Fiat's John Elkann 2018-02-07   1 #17 Why Customer Love is All You Need w/ Y Combinator's Sam Altman 2018-01-31   1 #16 Model Behavior w/ entrepreneur/investor Caterina Fake (Etsy, Kickstarter, Flickr) 2018-01-24   1 #15 Learn to Unlearn (Part 2) w/ IAC's Barry Diller 2017-12-13   1 #14 Infinite Learner (Part I) w/ IAC's Barry Diller 2017-12-06   1 #3 Learn From Every 'No' w/ Bevel Razor's Tristan Walker 2017-11-29   1 #13 The Big Pivot w/ Slack's Stewart Butterfield 2017-11-15   1 #12 Look Sideways w/ Google / VMware’s Diane Greene 2017-11-10   1 #11 Escape the Competition w/ PayPal's Peter Thiel 2017-11-08   1 BONUS: Seven Lesser Known Laws of Leadership 2017-08-26   #10 Let Fires Burn w/ Gixo's Selina Tobaccowala 2017-07-19   1 #9 The Next Silicon Valley Is...? W/ Endeavor's Linda Rottenberg 2017-07-12   1 Bonus Episode: The Ten Commandments of Startup Success 2017-07-05   BONUS: Uncut interview w/ Netflix's Reed Hastings 2017-06-29   1 #8 Netflix's Reed Hastings in Culture Shock 2017-06-28   1 BONUS: Uncut Interview w/ Crisis Text Line's Nancy Lublin 2017-06-15   1 #7 Grit Happens with Crisis Text Line's Nancy Lublin 2017-06-14   1 #6 Google/Alphabet's Eric Schmidt in Innovation = Managed Chaos 2017-06-07   1 BONUS: Uncut Interview w/ Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg 2017-06-01   1 #5 Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg in Lead, Lead Again 2017-05-31   1 BONUS: Uncut interview w/ Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg 2017-05-25   1 #4 Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg in Imperfect is Perfect 2017-05-24   1 #3 Beauty of A Bad Idea w/ Walker & Company's Tristan Walker 2017-05-17   1 #2 The Money Episode w/ Minted's Mariam Naficy 2017-05-10   1 BONUS: Uncut Interview w/ Airbnb's Brian Chesky 2017-05-04   1 #1 Airbnb's Brian Chesky in Handcrafted 2017-05-03   1 Coming Soon: Masters of Scale 2017-04-18