Invest in Yourself: Nuggets from Gagan Biyani's Latest Visit to Tradecraft

We recently had the pleasure of having Gagan Biyani come into Tradecraft and drop healthy, promptly delivered nuggets of startup wisdom. That’s a not-so-veiled reference to his work — he’s currently the CEO and co-founder of Sprig, a tasteful business that delivers delicious, healthy lunch or dinner within fifteen minutes (crazy!). Previously, he helped grow Lyft, and before that, he co-founded Udemy.

At Tradecraft, we asked Gagan to share some of his thoughts on startup life, in addition to any advice he had for us. The takeaways conveniently fit into two buckets.

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Start Here for Growth: Learning from Brian Balfour

As a general rule, I really don’t like writing extraneous content that already exists, and the internet is a huge place with a lot of content that already exists, and a lot of that content sucks. That being said, as an aspiring growth guy studying at @Tradecraft, I think Brian Balfour’s work doesn’t suck. I’d go on to say it is so insightful and valuable that it’s worth me writing a primer, just to get you to read his stuff at-length. Brian’s extremely high quality content has been a fantastic jumping-off point for my education in growth, and would provide equally helpful advice and reminders for practicing practitioners.

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