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Reflecting on My Failure to Build a Billion-Dollar Company

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Failing in style

Chart: Sahil Lavingia

For the type of business we were trying to build, every month of less than 20 percent growth should have been a red flag.

Slim down or shut down?

From skeleton crew to lifestyle business

For years, my only metric of success was building a billion-dollar company. Now, I realize that was a terrible goal.

New beginnings

Finding new forms of impact

Chart: Sahil Lavingia

Creating and capturing value

Opening up about our financials

Seeking the non-binary



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