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14 Minutes of SaaS

E37: Whurley – Founder & CEO of Strangeworks – 7 of 8 – data, not drama

E37: Whurley – Founder & CEO of Strangeworks – 7 of 8 – data, not drama

“For me the talent I work on the most is objectivity .. Data, not Drama .. which is my philosophy for how you should run a startup and run your life. So in my startups anyone can challenge any decision I’ve made, they can challenge anything, and they can challenge any authority – they only have to have data they’ve collected that they can show is objective that backs up why they think something is the wrong route for the company, why they think this is the wrong direction. And I think that would help people in their normal life too.”

Transcript (under construction)

Whurley:

Data, not Drama .. which is my philosophy for how you should run a startup and run your life. So in my startups anyone can challenge any decision I’ve made, they can challenge anything, and they can challenge any authority – they only have to have data they’ve collected that they can show is objective that backs up why they think something is the wrong route for the company, why they think this is the wrong direction. And I think that would help people in their normal life too.”

Stephen Cummins

Welcome to 14 minutes of SaaS, the show where you can listen to the stories and opinions of founders of the world’s most remarkable SaaS ScaleUps.

In this episode – episode 7 of 8, Whurley describes 2 qualities that have underscored his success so far.  One of them is an uncanny knack for timing… the other is an ability to see the positive and the creative in those around him. He seeks to influence not control what they do.

Whurley
Now when i go to Japan, professor Mori who kinda invented annealing is there. It’ll be harder to get the meetings but more relevant to what I’m doing. …. I’m enjoying the journey immensely.

Under construction …

Timing is part luck, part opportunity. But if I had something I aspired to … it would be a Carl Sagan, Neil deGrasse Tyson etc …

Did you bring your copy of Quantum Computing for babies with you? …
The talent is timeing and …

 

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