13. The Big Pivot w/Slack's Stewart Butterfield

Masters of Scale

Jul 26 2019 • 37 mins

In your company’s darkest moment, remember: You CAN pivot from failure to success. But only if you slash and burn everything that isn’t working. Slack’s co-founder and CEO, Stewart Butterfield, has twice navigated this kind of Big Pivot. He launched two different game companies, which both (surprise!) turned into game-changing communications platforms: Flickr and Slack. Hear the thinking behind making a hard left turn —and bringing your team along with you.

Read a transcript of this interview at: https://mastersofscale.com/stewart-butterfield-the-big-pivot/

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