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Seeking Wisdom

By Drift

Want to get better every single day? Tune into Seeking Wisdom, a podcast hosted by Drift's David Cancel. You'll hear about the leadership principles that have changed his personal and professional outlook and the hard-earned lessons he's learned over his 25+ year career as a 5X startup founder.

  1. 1.
    #155: The Importance of Selecting the Right Mentors (and How to Do It)10/12/2020
    18:15
  2. 2.
    #154: Double Down on What's Working09/28/2020
    10:42
  3. 3.
    #153: Read Every Day09/14/2020
    12:17
  4. 4.
    #152: Seeking Wisdom Is Back: How Disruption Leads to Opportunity08/31/2020
    7:37
  5. 5.
    A Very Special Message from DG: We're Bringing You More05/15/2019
    1:06
  6. 6.
    #Operations 5: The Math Gives You the Data, but the Magic Comes from the People05/03/2019
    18:53
  7. 7.
    #Growth 11: Is this the future of personalization?05/01/2019
    18:12
  8. 8.
    #Operations 4: Metrics are Meaningless without Segments with Brett Queener, VC & Former Salesforce EVP04/19/2019
    38:06
  1. 9.
    Growth #10: How We Think About Product Testing At Drift04/17/2019
    17:36
  2. 10.
    #151: The Power Of Keeping A Beginner's Mindset (Bonus: Copywriting Lessons From DC & DG)04/08/2019
    19:20
  3. 11.
    #Operations 3: What Ops Pros Can Learn from this $9 Billion Company04/05/2019
    21:27
  4. 12.
    #Growth 9: A/B Testing & Bayesian Statistics with Intellimize's Guy Yalif04/03/2019
    24:21
  5. 13.
    Best of Seeking Wisdom: DC’s Favorite Books04/01/2019
    18:38
  6. 14.
    #150: Choose Wisely: You’re The Average Of The 5 People You Spend The Most Time With03/25/2019
    16:03
  7. 15.
    #Operations 2: How to Go from MBA to VP of Operations with Drift's Will Collins03/22/2019
    24:15
  8. 16.
    #Growth 8: How to Approach Experimentation: Bite-sized Changes vs. Big Swings03/20/2019
    8:26
  9. 17.
    #149: The Story Behind Seeking Wisdom03/18/2019
    12:31
  10. 18.
    #148: Getting In The Mud aka Carrying The Water 3.003/11/2019
    21:42
  11. 19.
    #Operations 1: Special Announcement: Introducing #Operations – Go Under the Hood of Hypergrowth Companies like Amazon, Okta & Salesforce03/08/2019
    5:29
  12. 20.
    #Growth 7: How To Scale Data Teams The Right Way with Indigo's Lauren Moores03/06/2019
    24:47
  13. 21.
    #147: Invert, Always Invert: A Secret to Solving the Most Difficult Problems.03/04/2019
    16:38
  14. 22.
    #146: This Billionaire Investor Bet Big On Meritocracy (Here’s How He Did It & Why You Should Too)02/25/2019
    15:30
  15. 23.
    #Growth 6: When & How to Make Your First Growth Hire02/20/2019
    22:34
  16. 24.
    #145: 10 Books That Will Change How You Lead02/11/2019
    18:42
  17. 25.
    #Growth 5: The Most Remarkable Product Onboarding I've Ever Seen02/06/2019
    17:03
  18. 26.
    #144: Stop Waiting for Perfect02/04/2019
    15:42
  19. 27.
    Special Announcement: The book is here 📚01/30/2019
    2:04
  20. 28.
    #143: Did We Forget How Sales Actually Works? With Trish Bertuzzi01/28/2019
    31:32
  21. 29.
    #Growth 4: How to Spend 10X Less But Do 10X More. Drift’s Mad Scientist & VP of Growth Weighs In On Must-Have Tools.01/23/2019
    16:30
  22. 30.
    #142: Why Changing Your Mindset Can Change Your Life (And Our Simple Trick To Do It)01/14/2019
    16:30
  23. 31.
    #Growth 3: The #1 Thing You Need to Make Your Experiments Successful01/09/2019
    8:58
  24. 32.
    #141: Lever's CEO on the 3 Key Elements to Hiring for Hypergrowth01/07/2019
    30:44
  25. 33.
    "Best Of Seeking Wisdom 2018" Part 212/31/2018
    17:30
  26. 34.
    "Best Of Seeking Wisdom 2018" Part 112/24/2018
    28:38
  27. 35.
    #Growth 2: How to Pick, Plan and Execute a Growth Experiment So You Can 10X Product Activations12/19/2018
    10:01
  28. 36.
    #140: DC & DG Answer Your Questions Live12/17/2018
    24:12
  29. 37.
    #Exceptions 10: Zoom's Relentless Focus on Customer Experience12/12/2018
    38:16
  30. 38.
    #139: Slack Overload, Big Rocks, And Making Time For What Matters12/10/2018
    16:21
  31. 39.
    #Growth 1: Choosing the Metric that Matters, Pirate Metrics & Mapping Your Funnel12/05/2018
    8:27
  32. 40.
    Special Announcement: Meet the Brand New Podcast from Seeking Wisdom12/04/2018
    4:56
  33. 41.
    #138: The 3 Types of Role Models Everyone Needs In Their Career12/03/2018
    14:34
  34. 42.
    #Build 11: Julia Austin on the Making of a Great PM – Lessons from Harvard Business School, Digital Ocean, VMWare & Akamai11/30/2018
    39:32
  35. 43.
    #Exceptions 9: The Most Crucial Leadership Principle Most B2B Brands Miss11/28/2018
    38:44
  36. 44.
    #137: The Most Important Management Book Of All-Time11/19/2018
    15:09
  37. 45.
    #Marketing: Lessons From The High Volume Business – Scaling Hootsuite, Vidyard & Constant Contact with Steve Johnson11/16/2018
    22:53
  38. 46.
    #Exceptions 8: How First Round Capital Bet on Brand to Change the VC Industry11/14/2018
    38:26
  39. 47.
    #136: How To Become A Learning Machine (And Triple The Number Of Books You Read In 2019)11/12/2018
    16:25
  40. 48.
    #Build 10: Atlassian's Joff Redfern on Scaling Product Teams through Hypergrowth11/09/2018
    34:48
  41. 49.
    #Marketing: 5 Lessons You Can Steal From Today's Top B2B Brands (And The Process Behind Writing A New Book)11/05/2018
    32:38
  42. 50.
    #Exceptions 7: Creativity, Constraints and the Rebrand of Grado Labs10/31/2018
    28:32
  43. 51.
    #135: Thinking Fast & Slow (And The Reason Why Everything Is Always On Sale)10/29/2018
    16:01
  44. 52.
    #Build 9: Product Managers: Want To Work Better With Engineers? Here's The Secret.10/26/2018
    21:50
  45. 53.
    #134: This Hiring Secret Can Help You Find Your Next VP10/23/2018
    24:50
  46. 54.
    #Exceptions 6: Data, Ego, and the Search for Truth with ProfitWell10/19/2018
    34:00
  47. 55.
    SW Classics: You Don't Need More Ideas (You Need More Execution)10/15/2018
    5:51
  48. 56.
    #Build 8: Pluralsight’s Nate Walkingshaw on Why The Secret to Hypergrowth Is Building a Product with Empathy10/12/2018
    32:23
  49. 57.
    #133: How to Run the Most Effective 1:1 Meetings of Your Career10/08/2018
    16:06
  50. 58.
    #Exceptions 5: Moving From Traffic to Audience to Community: Why Buffer Treats Their Customers Like Humans10/03/2018
    40:00
  51. 59.
    #132: Beware Of Confirmation Bias10/01/2018
    16:06
  52. 60.
    #Build 7: 3 Questions Every Product Team Needs to Ask w/ Sandhya Hegde09/26/2018
    29:24
  53. 61.
    #131: 3 Simple Tips To Help You Read More Books (Even If You Don't Like Reading)09/24/2018
    9:03
  54. 62.
    #Exceptions 4: Help Scout: Defining, Defending, & Challenging an Entire Industry09/19/2018
    43:57
  55. 63.
    #Build 6: How to Hire Diverse Product Management Teams w/ Pratima Arora09/12/2018
    35:34
  56. 64.
    #130: Jocko, Casey, & More - It's a HYPERGROWTH East Recap09/10/2018
    27:32
  57. 65.
    #Build 5: 4 Ways to Get Customer Feedback Any Time09/05/2018
    10:27
  58. 66.
    #129: The Biggest Learning Mistake Most People Make09/03/2018
    15:54
  59. 67.
    #Exceptions 3: InVision08/29/2018
    33:54
  60. 68.
    #128: Toronto Recap, HYPERGROWTH, DC's First Concert & More08/27/2018
    25:24
  61. 69.
    #Marketing: Why Every Marketer Should Have a Swipe File08/22/2018
    10:10
  62. 70.
    #127: DC's Secret To Managing Your Career at a Hypergrowth Company08/20/2018
    25:02
  63. 71.
    #Build 4: Backlogs Don't Matter08/17/2018
    5:03
  64. 72.
    #Marketing: Coffee With a CMO w/ Jill Rowley08/15/2018
    23:51
  65. 73.
    #126: The Education of the Young Nephew (Our Favorite Books From Summer 2018)08/13/2018
    26:39
  66. 74.
    #Exceptions 2: Wistia08/10/2018
    46:56
  67. 75.
    #Marketing: Coffee With a CMO - Mike Volpe08/08/2018
    26:57
  68. 76.
    #125: DC Is Back From Sabbatical. Here’s What He Learned.08/06/2018
    19:09
  69. 77.
    #Marketing: Coffee With a CMO - Brian Kardon08/01/2018
    34:12
  70. 78.
    #Marketing: What Social Media Engagement Can Teach You About Your Marketing Strategy07/31/2018
    6:13
  71. 79.
    #Marketing: Coffee With a CMO - Tim Kopp07/25/2018
    29:14
  72. 80.
    #124: Reading, Leadership Principles, and Drift Sabbaticals w/ ET07/24/2018
    31:15
  73. 81.
    #Marketing: Coffee With a CMO w/ Joe Chernov07/18/2018
    26:20
  74. 82.
    #Exceptions 1: Gusto07/16/2018
    37:16
  75. 83.
    #Exceptions: Teaser Trailer07/12/2018
    4:34
  76. 84.
    #Marketing: A 5-Part Framework for the Perfect Presentation07/10/2018
    9:20
  77. 85.
    #Build 3: Maintaining Autonomy w/ Martin Eriksson07/05/2018
    34:14
  78. 86.
    #Build 2: Failure is a Part of the Process06/27/2018
    6:53
  79. 87.
    #Marketing: The One Secret To Building A Brand You Need To Know For 201806/22/2018
    12:40
  80. 88.
    #Build 1: How to Get Hired by People Who Don't Want to Hire You06/20/2018
    8:04
  81. 89.
    Introducing #Build: A New Seeking Wisdom Show06/20/2018
    4:53
  82. 90.
    #marketing This Episode Will Help You Be More Creative In 30 Minutes06/11/2018
    36:20
  83. 91.
    EMERGENCY PODCAST: We Just Dropped The Entire #HYPERGROWTH18 Lineup06/04/2018
    5:13
  84. 92.
    #123: Molly Graham (Former Exec. at Facebook, Quip) on the 9 Things She Wished People Told Her About Scaling a Company06/04/2018
    40:02
  85. 93.
    #122: The 11 Books We Keep In The Drift Lobby For Everyone06/01/2018
    26:37
  86. 94.
    #marketing Here’s The Secret To Coming Up With The Best Content Ideas Of Your Career05/22/2018
    18:32
  87. 95.
    #122: Comfort Is The Enemy Of Growth05/18/2018
    18:47
  88. 96.
    #121: Play Bigger, Creating a Category, and the Bermuda Triangle05/10/2018
    26:35
  89. 97.
    #marketing The Best Performing Marketing Channel That No One Ever Talks About05/07/2018
    14:00
  90. 98.
    #120: #AskDC and Lessons from The Best in Retail (Amazon, Home Depot, Walmart)05/03/2018
    22:20
  91. 99.
    #marketing The $4.6B Lead Engagement Problem (And The 2018 Drift Lead Response Report)05/01/2018
    15:11
  92. 100.
    #marketing Podcast Gear & What We Use To Record Seeking Wisdom04/23/2018
    13:25
  93. 101.
    #119: Super Bowl Champion & 7-Time New England Patriots Captain Jerod Mayo04/19/2018
    41:25
  94. 102.
    #marketing This One Thing Can Change Your Career In Marketing04/16/2018
    8:59
  95. 103.
    #marketing How We Went Viral On LinkedIn and Generated 300k Views Without Spending $04/06/2018
    31:52
  96. 104.
    A Very Special Message From DC & DG (We're Bringing You More Seeking Wisdom)04/06/2018
    5:30
  97. 105.
    #118: The 6 Principles Of Influence (AKA The One Book Every Business Should Know Cold)04/06/2018
    17:45
  98. 106.
    #117: The Difference Between Pain & Discomfort with Shannon McGarity03/28/2018
    34:20
  99. 107.
    #116: Here's Why You Need To Own Your Audience Online (And A Cautionary Tale From DC)03/20/2018
    11:59
  100. 108.
    #114: Don't Be Scared Of A Crowded Market03/07/2018
    12:00
  101. 109.
    #113: The Cerebral Seller & Former Salesforce Sales Scientist, David Priemer02/26/2018
    26:01
  102. 110.
    SW Classics: Carry The Water02/26/2018
    24:19
  103. 111.
    #112: Limiting Beliefs02/15/2018
    20:31
  104. 112.
    #111: Why Steli Efti Thought Branding Was Bullshit02/09/2018
    34:30
  105. 113.
    #110: Amy Chang - The CEO Who Ran Google Analytics And Is On The Board Of Cisco And Proctor & Gamble02/01/2018
    28:48
  106. 114.
    #109: 5 Management Lessons From Peter Drucker01/25/2018
    22:30
  107. 115.
    #108: Rich Roll & Brad Stulberg On Health, Wellness, And Mental Well-Being01/18/2018
    36:23
  108. 116.
    #107: A Special Announcement01/16/2018
    5:58
  109. 117.
    #106: Silicon Valley's Mad Scientist (AKA The G)01/09/2018
    25:57
  110. 118.
    #105: Public Speaking, Pricing, & Changing How You Learn, with Patrick Campbell01/04/2018
    40:30
  111. 119.
    #104: The Shift From Supply To Demand (And How It Will Impact Your Business In 2018)12/26/2017
    18:11
  112. 120.
    #103: Carol Meyers Live12/20/2017
    36:09
  113. 121.
    #102: How To Say No To Meetings12/13/2017
    10:27
  114. 122.
    #101: The Lies We Tell Ourselves The Most12/08/2017
    12:00
  115. 123.
    #100: Greatest Hits, Vol. 112/01/2017
    1:42:26
  116. 124.
    #99: One Secret To Our Strategy At Drift11/15/2017
    24:21
  117. 125.
    #98: Customer Experience Is The New Marketing11/10/2017
    27:56
  118. 126.
    #97: The Science Of Sales With Shopify’s Loren Padelford10/31/2017
    34:16
  119. 127.
    #96: The Danger Of Role Models10/23/2017
    10:00
  120. 128.
    #95: Peak Performance And The Formula For Growth With Brad Stulberg10/17/2017
    46:29
  121. 129.
    #94: Servant Leadership10/10/2017
    16:56
  122. 130.
    #92: You Don't Need More Ideas (You Need More Execution)09/28/2017
    19:33
  123. 131.
    #84: Unconventional Things We've Done To Grow Drift08/09/2017
    15:30
  124. 132.
    #83: Lunch With The CEO08/02/2017
    10:13
  125. 133.
    Join Us For Seeking Wisdom LIVE!07/28/2017
    2:30
  126. 134.
    #82: Paul English on Hiring, People, and Time Management07/28/2017
    43:56
  127. 135.
    #81: The Reason We Started Seeking Wisdom07/20/2017
    8:42
  128. 136.
    #80: Why DC Sent His Co-Founder To Meet Jocko07/19/2017
    39:44
  129. 137.
    #79: 3 Lessons From Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff07/12/2017
    22:14
  130. 138.
    #78: Why We Decided To Launch A Conference07/05/2017
    16:40
  131. 139.
    #77: Does It Matter Where You Sit At Work?06/29/2017
    12:20
  132. 140.
    #76: Two Things That Tell You Everything During An Interview06/20/2017
    16:03
  133. 141.
    #75: Time Management06/14/2017
    13:26
  134. 142.
    #74 Finding Your Why06/07/2017
    11:12
  135. 143.
    #73: The Hypergrowth Curve05/30/2017
    18:13
  136. 144.
    #72: Leadership Lessons From A Navy Seal05/23/2017
    14:57
  137. 145.
    #71: Secrets05/17/2017
    18:43
  138. 146.
    #70: 5-Time Olympic Medalist Nastia Liukin05/10/2017
    33:33
  139. 147.
    #69: Working Smarter vs. Working Harder05/03/2017
    20:34
  140. 148.
    #68: Strengths and Weaknesses04/27/2017
    19:48
  141. 149.
    #67: 10 Lessons From Patagonia04/20/2017
    22:54
  142. 150.
    #66: How To Get A Promotion04/13/2017
    16:03
  143. 151.
    A Special Offer04/13/2017
    1:44
  144. 152.
    #65: Mike Volpe04/10/2017
    47:10
  145. 153.
    #64: Morning Routines04/05/2017
    19:13
  146. 154.
    #63: DC, DG, And Emmanuelle Skala From Digital Ocean03/28/2017
    36:15
  147. 155.
    #62: Wealth And Happiness Lessons From Jim Rohn03/24/2017
    18:28
  148. 156.
    #61: Why We Invested So Much In Our Brand From Day One03/15/2017
    16:28
  149. 157.
    #60: Fear (Why It Holds Us Back)03/15/2017
    7:36
  150. 158.
    #59: Be Careful Who You Compare Yourself To03/06/2017
    6:18
  151. 159.
    #58: Talking Brand With Mike Troiano02/28/2017
    43:30
  152. 160.
    #57: How We Do Internal Communication At Drift02/23/2017
    19:28
  153. 161.
    #56: Momentum Makers, Perfectionists, And Founder Bombs02/16/2017
    15:10
  154. 162.
    #55: Freemium Or Sales Reps? Here's Why We Picked Both02/10/2017
    19:00
  155. 163.
    #54: The Power Of Peer Groups01/31/2017
    9:19
  156. 164.
    #53: Stop Waiting For That Amazing Business Idea01/27/2017
    14:14
  157. 165.
    #52 InVision SVP of Sales Ryan Burke01/16/2017
    53:08
  158. 166.
    #51: How To Run A Meeting01/04/2017
    15:17
  159. 167.
    #50: What We Learned Starting This Podcast In 201612/28/2016
    35:55
  160. 168.
    #49: How To Overcome Self Doubt12/22/2016
    14:13
  161. 169.
    #48: Goals12/12/2016
    12:14
  162. 170.
    #47: Management & Career Growth12/06/2016
    16:05
  163. 171.
    #46: Lunch With Mark Roberge11/30/2016
    52:19
  164. 172.
    #45: Our Approach To Content Marketing11/22/2016
    12:43
  165. 173.
    44: How To Prioritize11/15/2016
    11:24
  166. 174.
    43: Slack, Microsoft, and Shoe Dog11/09/2016
    17:17
  167. 175.
    42: Is It A Company Problem Or A Customer Problem?11/03/2016
    11:25
  168. 176.
    41: A Quick One On Gratitude10/27/2016
    6:26
  169. 177.
    40: How To Price Your Product10/25/2016
    12:12
  170. 178.
    39: Books That Have Had The Biggest Impact On Us10/20/2016
    15:05
  171. 179.
    38: Product Managers, CEO’s, And A Book Preview10/12/2016
    15:26
  172. 180.
    37: Why I'm Working On Drift10/03/2016
    17:59
  173. 181.
    36: How To Work09/27/2016
    16:53
  174. 182.
    35: People Don’t Care About Your Product09/22/2016
    13:36
  175. 183.
    34: How To Stay On Point When You're Traveling09/15/2016
    14:53
  176. 184.
    33: Why You Can't09/12/2016
    10:05
  177. 185.
    32: Customer Feedback09/08/2016
    12:36
  178. 186.
    31: The Score Takes Care Of Itself08/31/2016
    11:48
  179. 187.
    30: Be Careful Who You Take Advice From [Five Minute Friday]08/26/2016
    5:44
  180. 188.
    29: Startup Lessons From Gail Goodman08/25/2016
    30:35
  181. 189.
    28: How To Come Up With Better Ideas08/24/2016
    16:26
  182. 190.
    27: 3 Hiring Secrets (And Why You Need To Rely More On Your Senses)08/16/2016
    25:36
  183. 191.
    26: The Biggest Mistakes We've Made + Some Book Recommendations08/12/2016
    11:46
  184. 192.
    25: The One Question No One Asks Before Starting A Company08/10/2016
    12:54
  185. 193.
    24: Why You Should Run Your Business Without Roadmaps08/02/2016
    16:46
  186. 194.
    23: Why Great Products Don't Always Win07/24/2016
    23:13
  187. 195.
    Ask Us Anything (We Want Your Questions!)07/15/2016
    2:13
  188. 196.
    22: Fitness, Workout Routines, And Finding The Time To Get It Done07/14/2016
    26:20
  189. 197.
    21: The New One Minute Manager07/07/2016
    17:36
  190. 198.
    20: Why A Guy With 200,000 Monthly Readers Killed His Lead Forms, Too06/30/2016
    23:47
  191. 199.
    19: Career Advice: Why Millennials Need To Carry The Water06/27/2016
    24:19
  192. 200.
    18: The Grind: Why You Have To Put In The Work06/21/2016
    12:28

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