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" Being productive at work is rewarding, and feeling supported, challenged, and appreciated allows us to be our most efficient selves. "
" If you're going to be an entrepreneur, most likely you're going to be Type A - stubborn. "
" I think entrepreneurship is combining a passion with the tenacity to problem-solve and the fearlessness to fail. "
" The beauty of being co-founders with your spouse is that we run our business and family together. "
" I live, breathe, and die by what kind of company we're creating. "
" To force a culture creates something that is inherently not sustainable. It does not evolve forward. "
" There's always a little bit of friction when you're trying to democratize an industry. "
" I think there's a fine line, and once you cross it, you are in a dangerous territory of overhyping your company, your service, and your product and sort of under-delivering. But I think we probably could have been a little more overtly confident in the early days. "
" As founder of Eventbrite, I've interviewed almost every single person we've hired. "
" I didn't play any extreme sports growing up. I never surfed, and I grew up in Santa Cruz. I was very good at doing what I was told, taking direction, and staying middle of the road. I mean, they called me 'grandma' in college. "
" Eventbrite is 50-50 male-female, and this has been accomplished organically. "
" I founded Eventbrite when I was 25 and had exactly five professional years under my belt. Perspective was lacking; idealistic views were not. I really had no idea what I was getting myself into, and I'm beyond thrilled I took the leap from a comfortable corporate career into the abyss of founder-hood and entrepreneurship. "
" To be a true leader, I needed to better understand my unique strengths and how to apply them across the company as we grew. "
" Whether you're a founder, a leader, or an individual contributor, building a strong team is critical to your success. "
" I don't have just one role model - rather, pieces of inspiration from many different entrepreneurs. One of the great things about being an entrepreneur is that it naturally enables you to build a village of advisors and role models. "
" For a global company, it is imperative to respect and honor local culture and weave that into the core company values rather than the other way around. "
" When we set out to build Eventbrite, we had to face many challenges and come up with creative solutions to get past them. Each time we learned new ways to cope, we became a stronger and more cohesive team. "
" It's incredibly important to be - once you do have a product - acutely observational about the trends. "
" As with any other crucial aspect of a growing business, you need the right technology and tools. "
" In television, things move quite slowly. It can take years to get a show off the ground. "
" Humans want to know the hierarchy; it's important for there to be one leader. "
" As far as funding and building a team, you being romantically involved with your cofounder really shouldn't play a factor in how you run the company and how you create a team or find resources. It's all about the partnership. "
" Four Seasons' legendary brand epitomizes the highest standards for service in the hospitality industry worldwide. "
" I know my daughter was dealt a very, very good birth card, but sometimes I feel like I want to honor the fact that she also drew a lottery that she didn't get to choose, which is that there is this thing called Eventbrite in our lives, and it sometimes takes precedence. "
" The majority of our happiness at work is determined by the people who surround us. Strong teams produce more content, launch more products, and sign more contracts. And most importantly, they have fun doing it. "
" I'm not good at throwing around rhetoric. "
" Our platform is self-service, so we enable people to host events themselves. The biggest events tend to be the free ones. We had 100,000 at a salsa congress in Mexico. "
" Since the earliest days of Eventbrite, we've made our people core to our mission. Our culture is an ever-evolving manifestation of those on our team. As people join, we believe in earning their trust by demonstrating we'll embrace them and help them grow. "
" I love just being home with the kids and, seeing what they do when they're bored and then I just follow. "
" Co-founders shouldn't excel in the same areas - it's inefficient and will inevitably lead to conflicts down the road. "
" Leading Eventbrite has taught me a lot about how to connect with people to drive results. "