Noah Kagan is an Ex-facebook employee and currently a founder of App Sumo recently talked about what he learned at Facebook during his 9-month work life in Facebook.
Fired From Facebook, Noah Kagan Speaks About His Most Important Lesson
Noah Kagan was only 24 years of age when he was hired at Facebook. According to the news, Noah Kagan was Facebook’s 30th Employee and joined Facebook when it was about one year old. At that time Facebook was only getting few millions new signups per day.
Noah Kagan worked as a product manager. However, due to some fair reasons, he got fired after 9 months. According to Noah Kagan, he made four mistakes and one of the major mistakes was leaking Facebook’s internal developments to TechCrunch.
Noah Kagan is now a founder of the marketing company which is known as AppSumo. AppSumo is a daily deals website for digitally distributed goods and online services. AppSumo was founded in March 2010 by Noah Kagan. Today the company has over 700,000 active subscribers.
During an interview, Noah Kagan recalls the incidence when he used to approach Mark Zuckerberg which his ideas and Mark Zuckerberg used to reply something like “Will it help Facebook Grow?”
During an interview with Ramit Sethi who is an American personal finance advisor and entrepreneur throws a light on what Noah Kagan actually learned during the 8-month period of his Facebook life.
Noah Kagan in an interview said that “I think that’s the biggest takeaway that may be the most successful in the most money is one thing and that one thing is when you are running your business have one goal. That’s it”
Noah Kagan learned an important business lesson to have one goal at a time and also helped Ramit Sethi to build his personal finance book “I will teach you to be Rich” which became a New York Times bestseller.
During an interview with Ramit Sethi, Ramit Sethi told us how Noah Kagan helped him to trim the 37 pages book down to only 5 Page. When Noah Kagan ask Ramit Sethi what his goal was? Ramit answered that he want his book to be in the New york times bestsellers list. Now Ramit Sethi’s book is on New York times bestseller list.
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So what we can learn from Noah Kagan! Actually, Multiple goals will always create different thoughts on mind making you unable to focus and will distract you with different thoughts which will hamper your main focus towards achieving what you desire.