Garry Tan

Garry Tan quotes on leadership

Founder Initialized. PM/designer/eng turned Forbes Midas List Top 100 VC in startups worth over $40B, before product-market fit.

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Great teams are the basis for all change in the world. One person can do only so much. Leaders must recruit the best, THEN give structure, guidance and safety, and get out of the way. Ego helps the former, but hurts the latter. This tough balance is at the heart of success.

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Middle managers write a 5 page email justifying why a bad product decision was made. Great builders fix it and send a one line email after, saying that issue is now fixed.

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