Podcast: Jim VandeHei & Mike Allen On How Axios Was Built


In the newest episode of our podcast, Speaking Of, we go behind-the-scenes with two of political reporting’s biggest names to learn how they built enormous success this year. 

Mike and Jim talk about how they got the idea to launch their new business, and how they let go of their first success story, Politico. They also talk about what it was like to launch a new site in the craziest political year in recent memory. They’re honest, funny, and share real takeaways for other business leaders including what to look for in employees you hire, how to spot market openings, and why company culture is king. Listen:

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