Billionaire LinkedIn founder and Greylock investor Reid Hoffman believes that successful people need to hone the skill of “unlearning.”
“Unlearning” is the act of recognizing that the factors responsible for a past success don’t necessarily guarantee new wins.
The skill requires being humble.
In his journey to becoming one of Silicon Valley’s most influential entrepreneurs and investors, LinkedIn cofounder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman has seen the full scale of success, failure, and everything in between.
He’s both observed and mentored founders like Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg from their professional infancy into the heads of world-changing companies. He’s personally dabbled in managing, investing, teaching, and even political organi…