Posts by Tim Metz

5 Leadership Lessons from Elon Musk: Don’t Wing It

"The world's most remarkable living entrepreneur," is what Chris Anderson, the founder of TED, calls him. Many compare him to Steve Jobs. Some say Elon Musk is in a league of his own. Here's a quick recap of his career: Drops out…
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6 Leadership Lessons from Phil Knight, Co-Founder of Nike

Two companies IPO'ed on the same day in December of 1980. They would go on to change industries and redefine advertising. And buying stocks that day in either of these corporations would have made you enormously wealthy. Their names? Apple and Nike.…
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5 Key Takeaways from Jeff Bezos’ Leadership Style

Jeff Bezos, Founder and CEO of Amazon, is soon to become the world's richest person. And, if we are to believe him, he's just getting started. He's not the only one who thinks so. RBC Capital's managing director, Mark Mahaney, estimates Amazon…
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3 Mental Models to Use Right Now to Improve Your Work

Without realizing it, we all use mental models. When you're thinking of product/market fit, you're using one. When you believe in the value of money, you're using one. When you're avoiding a mental bias by logically thinking through a problem, you're using…
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