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Startups Aren’t Cool Anymore – And That’s Okay

Startups Aren’t Cool Anymore – And That’s Okay

Dec 12
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This week, The Atlantic ran an article by an MBA student who was noticing how startups aren’t ‘cool’ anymore. Between the threat of an economic downturn and looming student-loan payments, the author discusses how coffee-break conversations about business ideas with...

What The Economist Got Wrong About the Decline of Silicon Valley

What The Economist Got Wrong About the Decline of Silicon Valley

Sep 18
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I never thought I would start a blog post with such an audacious claim about the journalistic acumen of The Economist. However, having just finished reading The Economist’s September 1st cover story on Silicon Valley titled: “a victim of its own success,” I felt...

Gut Check For Entrepreneurs: Are You A Glass Eater?

Gut Check For Entrepreneurs: Are You A Glass Eater?

Jul 25
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As a venture capitalist, I often get asked what an ideal investment looks like for my firm. What metrics do we look at to assess a business model? What’s our sweet spot? What makes us write the check? I joke that we have a highly proprietary secret formula, unique to...

Advice For Entrepreneurs On Board Management: Mind The Information Gap

Advice For Entrepreneurs On Board Management: Mind The Information Gap

Mar 28
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When you’re a CEO, you have countless things to do every day. You are always pressed for time, you’re being pulled in a million different directions and you’re hyper-focused on growth. So you have to prioritize these never-ending tasks, and it’s only natural that...

The 3 Mistakes I Made Learning To Manage Time

The 3 Mistakes I Made Learning To Manage Time

Jan 4
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As a CEO, smart time management is critical to success. Let me tell you a dirty little secret: It doesn’t always come naturally, especially to entrepreneurs that become executives. When I was just starting out as an executive, I found myself struggling with a...