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The Art of Great Management with Alex MacCaw

Released Tuesday, 11th February 2020
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Alex MacCaw (@maccaw), founder and CEO of Clearbit, joins Erik on this episode. He is a co-author of the book The Great CEO Within.

They discuss:

- The power of good management and the lack of a modern handbook for managers.

- Why and how they treat interviewing and hiring as a science experiment.

- What to know for a great reference check.

- Managing conflict effectively.

- Why you only really close a hire after the first ninety days of them working at your company.

- How to think about compensation at a startup.

- How to give feedback and his breakdown of which kinds of words to use or not.

- How to think about building culture at a startup.

- Common management and meeting mistakes.

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