All Stories

YC Growth Reflections

Throughout the past month at YCG, the thread that seem to bound some of the best performing companies was what the founders had learnt...
Moses Lo
7 min read

Assessing for culture

Probably useful to start with defining what our culture is.  Then let’s talk about how we assess for it. There’s a few ways to...
Moses Lo
5 min read

1-on-1s

Purpose We use 1-on-1s as our way of checking in to see how well we’re working together.  It is constructed as a regular way...
Moses Lo
2 min read

Fleeing the McKinsey trap

Fleeing the McKinsey trap   Keep personal burn rate low Take risks when you’re poor Justin Kan   I...
Moses Lo
4 min read

Proud to be Aussie

Today is Australia Day.  I am lucky to be able to call myself Australian.  The Aussie government asked me to be featured in a...
Moses Lo
8 min read

Checkins

I want to set the context for daily checkins and how to use them.  We’ve found these are the most effective ways to pass...
Moses Lo
1 min read

Tips for new employees

This is a mix of part expectations and tips for what success looks like when you first start What we’ll look for 1. Acquire...
Moses Lo
2 min read

Why you should (not) join Xendit

We’re always on the recruiting bandwagon and I’m a big believer people should know what they’re getting themselves into before they jump on the...
Moses Lo
1 min read

Accidentally ending up with a Mustang

A weird decision When I arrived at the rental car service, they asked me if I wanted something fun or something fuel efficient.  For...
Moses Lo
2 min read

Neophyte leadership

As our team as quadripled this year, my role is starting to change. I’m starting to replace “doing” with reviewing and managing. Given the...
Moses Lo
2 min read