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" If you can't see an example of what you could be, you really aren't going to have that extra incentive to break through any types of barriers. "
" Humans want to know the hierarchy; it's important for there to be one leader. "
" Every day is sort of a jigsaw puzzle. You have to make sure that you're putting the most important things first. "
" 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. "
" Work does come home with us, but home also comes to work. Our kids are regulars at Eventbrite's HQ in San Francisco. "
" 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. "
" Great leadership and great companies aren't built overnight, and they're not built without capital. And capital can sometimes be counter-productive to building a great culture. "
" If you want to build a sustainable culture, you have to have a strong philosophy and then let people do with it what they will and be OK with that. "
" 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 wasn't the kid with the lemonade stand. "
" We thought we could reinvent the way people came together for live events. We wanted to ticket everything from a five-person yoga class to a 10-person cookery class to a fashion event. "
" We always had a sense that we were the underdog. There's lots of competition and niche players. But we have every type of event on Eventbrite, whether you're a consumer or you're organizing a bacon festival. Our identity is our users. "
" Millennials are the experiences generation. "
" Being a female head of a successful tech company means that I'm in a pretty niche category. "
" 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. "
" Legacies are built on the practices of your company. "
" I think people are intelligent, empathetic, multi-dimensional. "
" I've been told many times that I should give up trying to find balance in my life, but I refuse. "
" There's a lot of clarity in hindsight. "
" In television, things move quite slowly. It can take years to get a show off the ground. "
" We wanted to harness the power of technology to make it possible for anyone to sell tickets to any type of event. "
" Your first company is like your first baby.You have this unconditional, irrational love. "
" I think entrepreneurship is combining a passion with the tenacity to problem-solve and the fearlessness to fail. "
" My goal is to create one of the greatest companies that's ever existed, and that has everything to do with the people, the culture, and what our core values are versus what we build or how we're perceived out in the market. "
" I'm a very connected and passionate founder. And I do model transparency and openness and loyalty in my actions. "
" Co-founders shouldn't excel in the same areas - it's inefficient and will inevitably lead to conflicts down the road. "
" Ticketing is a people-intensive business to get it right on a global scale. "
" I think having a visionary CEO is awesome, and visionary leadership is one thing, but you also need checks and balances on whether this company can withstand a very honest and critical look at itself. "
" 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. "
" If you have a cofounder, one of the benefits is you'll get from point A to point B two times faster. "
" Swaying to new beats, hearing old favorites, and drinking expensive beer are ageless pastimes. "