The Unicorn Perspective

#63 - Derek Thurston: The Importance Of Purpose And Thinking Objectively

January 21, 2021 Maxwell Finn
The Unicorn Perspective
#63 - Derek Thurston: The Importance Of Purpose And Thinking Objectively
Show Notes

How can we handle work-life balance? The onslaught of notifications we receive every day? Up and coming technology? Bridging the divide between people who don’t agree? Derek Thurston and I answer these questions and more on this week’s episode of The Unicorn Perspective. 

About the guest:

Derek has been an ecommerce entrepreneur since 2013, having driven more than $130 million in revenue. He is currently enjoying building a pet brand, BarxBuddy, launched in Summer 2019. Coming from a finance and accounting background , he is passionate about analytics and understanding every nuance of ecommerce operations and how they drive financial success. Prior experience in his career included Big 4 public accounting, CFO roles as well as outsourced CFO and financial consulting, and M&A transactions.

Connect with Derek:

Instagram - @djt813

LinkedIn - www.linkedin.com/in/derekthurston/


What you’ll learn

-How to help productivity while working from home

-Why purpose is important to our society

-How focus shifts as you age

-The importance of objectivity in journalism