[01:26] Getting back to the new normal
[05:33] Amy’s advice to her younger self
[13:19] Shifting perspectives
[16:00] How does Amy stay fresh?
[20:43] Amy’s influential people
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[04:39] Danielle’s background
[07:16] How the whole petition process of a charter school is funded with public money. So you have to petition the state to let you do what you want to do in the district.
[10:13] Why starting a charter school in some ways is very much like starting a startup
[11:18] Understand that we're firefighters and we're all here to do whatever needs to get done because our building is constantly on fire especially in the first year of operations
[12:04] The most success metrics in venture are different than when you're trying to champion alternative education and giving
[14:34] Standard return metrics in venture and whether or not you're able to build something viable. The importance in keeping balance of those things
[16:35] Knowing that there's something really fascinating and kind of a Zen mindset about decision-making theory. You have to separate the outcome of your decision from the decision you make at the time
[19:22] Uncover why they're just not using the product that much, and what really want to see is that those pilot customers are insatiable
[20:19] What to do if something goes awry or they get fickle, when you're not sure who else to service in the market, it's hard to get that company to grow
[24:30] Getting the feedback loop between the founder, the engineering team, especially if they're using sort of like a dev group and the customers it's too disconnected