Lexi Lewtan, Centered & AngelList // Hiring For Startups & Tools For Mental Health


🧠 Who is Lexi Lewtan?

Lexi Lewtan the founder of Centered, where she’s building the Masterclass for Mental Health.

Previously she ran operations for AngelList’s Talent Platform, scaling it from zero to $20m
in revenue. 

She has a deep background in the startup world, previously working at Hired & betaworks.

Let us know what you think on Twitter, I’m @bzaidi and she’s @lexilewtan


🎓 What You’ll Learn

After listening to this conversation, you’ll understand:

– lessons in recruiting & the 80/20 of hiring
– the business model behind AngelList Talent & Hired 
– tools to help you deal with focus, anxiety, depression & work stress 
– the difference between CBT & DBT
– why depression feels like playing life on “hard mode” 


⏳Time Stamps (YouTube)

00:00:00 Preview
00:01:13 Lexi Intro – Betaworks, Hired, AngelList, Centered
00:03:37 Hired Raised $150mil – What Went Wrong?
00:06:24 Moving to AngelList
00:08:35 Superpower
00:11:25 Experiments at AngelList
00:14:51 Hiring Pricing Model – 15% of salary vs flat fee
00:20:31 Lessons In Recruiting
00:22:55 Scraping & Growth Hacking
00:25:58 80/20 Of Recruiting
00:28:36 Advice To New Grads
00:32:47 Centered Origin Story
00:34:58 CBT vs DBT
00:39:18 Tools For Mental Health
00:41:55 Focus: Planned Obsolescence
00:43:46 Motivation + Values
00:47:04 Tool for managing anxiety – “shut the door”
00:48:28 Managing Depression
00:50:00 Inner Child Exercises
00:52:37 Journaling
00:55:08 “Life Becomes Hard Mode” – Defining Depression
00:58:55 Future Of Mental Health


⏳Time Stamps (Podcast)

00:00:00 Preview
00:02:12 Lexi Intro – Betaworks, Hired, AngelList, Centered
00:03:36 Hired Raised $150mil – What Went Wrong?
00:07:23 Moving to AngelList
00:09:34 Superpower
00:12:24 Experiments at AngelList
00:15:50 Hiring Pricing Model – 15% of salary vs flat fee
00:21:30 Lessons In Recruiting
00:23:54 Scraping & Growth Hacking
00:26:57 80/20 Of Recruiting
00:29:35 Advice To New Grads
00:33:46 Centered Origin Story
00:35:57 CBT vs DBT
00:40:17 Tools For Mental Health
00:42:54 Focus: Planned Obsolescence
00:44:45 Motivation + Values
00:48:04 Tool for managing anxiety – “shut the door”
00:49:28 Managing Depression
00:51:00 Inner Child Exercises
00:53:37 Journaling
00:56:08 “Life Becomes Hard Mode” – Defining Depression
00:59:55 Future Of Mental Health


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