Apr 11, 2021 • 39M

Guillaume Cabane about Growth and becoming the VC of your time

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Kevin Indig
Tech Bound is a podcast about inspiring Growth Ideas pitched by the best in the field.
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Guillaume Cabane comes on the Tech Bound podcast to talk about investing your time like a VC, building Growth roadmaps, and running experiments. A true master of his craft, Guillaume is the former VP of Growth at Drift, Segment, and Mention, current VP of Growth Gorgias, and advisor to G2, Abstract, Metadata, Madkudu, MonkeyLearn.

0:00 Introduction
1:23 Be the VC of your time
4:28 The risk-taker and tinkerer mindset
8:57 The first things Guillaume would look at when growing a company with strong PMF
12:18 When to be CAC-efficient and when not
15:16 Building a Growth roadmap
17:32 The master's tools
20:43 EVELYN - Experiment Velocity Engine Lifting Your Numbers
24:49 What distinguishes good from bad experiments
27:47 Creating value where others don't see value
31:36 Guillaume's Zone of Genius
31:56 Teams over Self
32:16 How failure set Guillaume up for success

Show notes
EVELYN: https://airtable.com/universe/expZpCNVlkaoLGNAr/evelyn-experiment-velocity-engine-lifting-your-numbers
Cialdini - Influence: https://bookshop.org/books/influence-the-psychology-of-persuasion-revised/9780061241895
Shackleton - Voyage: https://bookshop.org/books/endurance-shackleton-s-incredible-voyage-anniversary/9780465062881

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