The following was originally written as a post on the internal HubSpot wiki a couple of years ago. At the request of several fellow entrepreneurs (hi, Wade from Zapier!) I’ve mentioned this to, I’m sharing it publicly for the first time. Hope you find it useful. -Dharmesh
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From HubSpot Wiki, July 19, 2017
One of the things I struggle with is clearly conveying to someone how strongly I feel about something. This is sometimes referred to as “Hill Dying Status” (i.e. do I feel so strongly about this that it’s a hill I’m willing to die on). By the way, not sure who originally used that phrase but I think it was Brian Halligan or maybe JD Sherman. Doesn’t matter.
Situations like the following happen for me multiple times a day (chances are, they
Would love for you to sign-up early, because I’m insecure, egotistical and I want to impress Ryan Hoover. Would love for a decent number of people to sign-up. Or an indecent number would be even better. 350 have signed up already (before this blog post was published). Here’s the link again.
As the name implies, folks are allowed to pretty much ask me anything, and short of something that will land me in jail (do not pass GO, do not collect $200) or harm someone else, I’m going to do my best to answer everything.
Here are the questions I’m hoping I won’t get asked…
1. How does it feel, personally, to have the HubSpot stock price drop so much in the past several weeks?