Leadership and Management

Amazon Narratives — Memos, Working Backwards From Release, More

Colin Bryar, Bill Carr, and Sonal Chokshi

Colin Bryar and Bill Carr, authors of "Working Backwards: Insights, Stories, and Secrets from Inside Amazon," share how Amazon achieved massive success.

Developers as Creatives

Jeff Lawson, David Ulevitch, and Sonal Chokshi

Developers are the key to solving business problems and to thriving, not just surviving, argues Jeff Lawson, CEO of Twilio, in his new book.

How to Moderate Talks, Panels, Meetings, and More (Virtual and Beyond)

Matt Abrahams and Sonal Chokshi

The best practices for moderating discussions across mediums, including managing unruly discussions, anxiety, presence in virtual environments, and more.

How to Decide, Convey vs. Convince, & More

Annie Duke and Jeff Jordan

How do we know which decisions to spend time on, and how to decide? We cover it in this podcast w Annie Duke for her new book, How to Decide.

Innovating in Bets

Annie Duke, Marc Andreessen, and Sonal Chokshi

Every organization, whether small or big, early or late stage makes countless decisions every day, where do consensus, forecasting, backcasting, etc. come in?

For the Billions of Creatives Out There

Brian Koppelman, Marc Andreessen, and Sonal Chokshi

What does it mean to showrun something, whether in TV or startup? Ultimately, it's all about unlocking and managing creativity, in arts of all kinds.

Seeing into the Future — Making Decisions, Telling Stories

Steven Johnson, Chris Dixon, and Sonal Chokshi

We can model the tactics of expert decision-makers to create better outcomes, says author Steven Johnson in conversation with Chris Dixon and Sonal Chokshi.

Build Your Personal Brand

Alex Constantinople, Margit Wennmachers, and Hanne Winarsky

Margit Wennmachers of a16z and Outcast CEO Alex Constantinople, both longtime communications veterans, demystify what it takes to build a personal brand.

The Business of Creativity — Pixar CFO, IPO, and Beyond

Sonal Chokshi and Lawrence Levy

From the business of creativity to corporate culture, former Pixar CFO Lawrence Levy shares his story.

Startups and Pendulum Swings Through Ideas, Time, Fame, and Money

Marc Andreessen and Balaji Srinivasan

Marc Andreessen and Balaji Srinivasan discuss the optimal types of startups to work at, the funding environment, and how to decide when to IPO.