Please wait as we prepare your PDF file ....

Mission Chronicle Blog

Search Blog

our goal is to help you stay informed by providing timely and interesting articles.

Why CEO won’t sacrifice Redfin’s ‘soul’ post-IPO

09/28/2017

Download PDF

What’s it like to be the CEO of a company celebrating its successful IPO? Redfin’s Glenn Kelman would tell you it feels exactly the same, and that his desire to stay focused on improving a business model that remains flawed hasn’t changed a bit. “I still worry that we’re going to show up late for a tour, or screw up an offer, or that our traffic’s going to slow down,” Kelman said onstage at Inman Connect. He’s adamant that the IPO won’t change Redfin’s culture, and that sacrificing the company’s roots would be a mistake. “I think we’re worried that they try to put you in this little box, and they want you to get all corporate,” Kelman said. “And what got you here in the first place is that you had a little soul, you had a little poetry, you had a little energy — and we don’t want to lose that. Because the culture of the company depends on that, and we’re asking people to work so hard.”    …

Source: click here

Read More

INSPIRED, INTELLIGENT, INSIGHTFULL

STAY INFORMED WITH TIMELY AND INTERESTING ARTICLES FROM OUR BLOG, MISSION CHRONICLE. OUR ASPIRATION IS TO PROVIDE REALTORS AND OTHER REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS WITH EXCEPTIONAL RESOURCES AND SHARE OUR KNOWLEDGE TO PROPEL YOU TO YOUR GOALS.

  • How urban buyers are creating space and redefining how they live

    We’ve all experienced the shift this year: luxury buyers opting for spacious homes in the suburbs ...

  • Realable puts a unique spin on virtual tours

    Have suggestions for products that you’d like to see reviewed by our real estate technology ex...

  • Navigating the long-term decentralizing of work (part 2 of 2)

    As interest in urban condos fluctuates and suburban mansions see multiple offers, the shift to decen...

  • Growth-oriented Keap hits most of the CRM high notes

    Have suggestions for products that you’d like to see reviewed by our real estate technology ex...

  • What the decentralizing of work means for your market (part 1 of 2)

    Successful professionals in business and finance are some of the leading buyers and sellers of luxur...

  • Part Instagram, part Pinterest, property search gets social with Rila

    Have suggestions for products that you’d like to see reviewed by our real estate technology ex...

  • Where do buyers want to retreat to this year?

    For luxury real estate buyers, the search has begun for homes where the nearest neighbors are large ...

  • Manage leads, listings and loans with Townify

    Have suggestions for products that you’d like to see reviewed by our real estate technology ex...

  • 3 trending outdoor amenities buyers are looking for

    Easy access to the conveniences consumers once enjoyed outside their homes — from spas to gyms to ...

  • OpenFrame brings new twists to its virtual home tour app

    Have suggestions for products that you’d like to see reviewed by our real estate technology ex...

October 2020
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
 1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031  

  • Polls

    What information you are looking for?

    View Results

    Loading ... Loading ...
  • Last month Results

    How Is My Site?

    • Good (100%, 3 Votes)
    • Excellent (0%, 0 Votes)
    • Bad (0%, 0 Votes)
    • Can Be Improved (0%, 0 Votes)
    • No Comments (0%, 0 Votes)

    Total Voters: 3

    Vote

    Loading ... Loading ...