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Broken Bulbs: Mr. Monkey with Mike Smerklo

Broken Bulbs: Mr. Monkey with Mike Smerklo

Dec 24
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Quick highlights 🖊 1️⃣ Acknowledge there is a voice in your head. 2️⃣ Acknowledge the voice can push you in the right AND wrong direction. 3️⃣ Start to have a conversation to understand where the voice helps/hurts you.Rather than set those "typical" New Year's...

The Real Venture: A Conversation with Mike Smerklo

The Real Venture: A Conversation with Mike Smerklo

Sep 15
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The Real Venture Podcast September 15, 2021 The Real Venture kicks off Season 2 with a massive guest! Meet Mike Smerklo, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Next Coast Ventures. Mike has had an incredible entrepreneurial journey and shares a few incredible stories...

Austin sees pay-off from pandemic-era tech reshuffling

Austin sees pay-off from pandemic-era tech reshuffling

Jul 17
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Axios Kia Kokalitcheva July 17, 2021 Austin has been one of the top beneficiaries of the pandemic-era reshuffling of tech entrepreneurs, investors and workers. “From an Austin perspective, I’d characterize it as ‘it’s never been better,’” Next Coast Ventures managing...

Battling Your Monkey Mind ~ Mike Smerklo

Battling Your Monkey Mind ~ Mike Smerklo

Jul 15
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Be a Wave Maker: Conversations on Change Podcast Patti Johnson July 15, 2021 Our thoughts guide every action. But, what if our thoughts get in our way? Mike Smerklo, the author of Mr. Monkey and Me, joins Patti to discuss how to battle internal thoughts that undermine...