Marc Randolph is an American tech entrepreneur, advisor, speaker, and environmental advocate.
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The Founder of Netflix Reveals His Secret of Success & The Problems of Working From Home
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When someone meets you, the first thing they likely notice are your eyes. But do you know what they notice second? Or third? Or fourth? This episode begins by explaining what folks notice and how they interpret what they see. success story of Netflix is legendary. It was a little startup that became a huge success. Today every business school and entrepreneurial seminar likely spends some time talking about the extraordinary success of Netflix. So you might find it surprising that the founder was leaning towards starting a shampoo-by-mail and a custom-dog food-by-mail business before he decided on renting videos. My first guest today is Netflix co-founder and first CEO Marc Randolph who tells the Netflix success sage firsthand. Marc is the author of the book That Will Never Work: The Brirth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea ( brings a family together more than spending time together. However, WHERE you spend that time is really important. Listen as I reveal whether it’s better to spend family time at home or whether going on trips helps strengthen family bonds. and more people work from home or work remotely. This means a lot of employees are working with people who they have never met and will never meet. That can create a lot of problems according to Jason Morwick. Jason is a certified Project Management Professional, author of the book Making Telework Work ( and he is publisher of a newsletter called "Open Kimono" which delivers business management research. He joins me to discuss the challenges faced by the people who work remotely and by the people who have to work with them. He offers some great advice for individuals and businesses to mitigate those problems so everyone feels part of the team no matter where they actually are. This Week’s Sponsors:-Les Mills On Demand. Try the fitness app FREE for 21 days by going to–Airbnb. To learn more about being an Airbnb host visit Get 6 months for the price of 3 when you use the promo code SYSK at 
Presidential Temper Tantrums
The Gist
On The Gist, suing the swamp. In the interview, Marc Randolph is here to talk with Mike about the early beginnings of Netflix, his relationship with co-founder Reed Hastings, and what he’s doing now post-Netflix. Randolph’s new book is That Will Never Work: The Birth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea. In the Spiel, accusing somebody of treason might be a reason to impeach.Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Marc Randolph and Ed Balls
Steve Wright’s Big Guests
Steve and the team are joined by Marc Randolph, the co-founder of Netflix, to discuss his book That Will Never Work and Ed Balls talks about his BBC Two programme What Britain Buys and Sells in a Day.
#172 - Marc Randolph | Co-Founder of Netflix
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Young & Reckless Live Event Tickets: Marc Randolph, the first CEO and Co-Founder of Netflix came by as we discussed how the idea of Netflix came about and created, the challenges that came from the business.  We also talked about his new book 'That Will Never Work: The Birth of Netflix and the Amazing Life of an Idea' Get his book below:
Netflix Co-founder Marc Randolph
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This week we have Marc Randolph. The co-founder and first CEO of Netflix. Marc talks about some of his approaches to entrepreneurship, boss strategies, and the steps Netflix took to become a Streaming Giant.
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Apr 29th, 1958
Santa Cruz, CA, USA
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2 hours, 59 minutes