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Investing In Your Co-Founder Relationship To Weather The Storm

What if I told you that you could have a healthy and trusting co-founder relationship? What if I told you that you could meet any roadblock head on? What if I told you there were simple practices to create a stronger union with your co-founder? Here’s the good news:

Investing In Your Co-Founder Relationship To Weather The Storm
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What I’ve Learned In My First Year as a Solopreneur

Exactly a year ago, I announced that I was leaving the world of institutional venture capital to pursue a career as a coach, advisor, and angel investor. I honestly had no clue what the path was going to look like or where it would lead me. This was one of

What I’ve Learned In My First Year as a Solopreneur
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How to Make a Lasting Impression in Under Ten Minutes

> "Showing gratitude is one of the simplest yet most powerful things humans can do for each other." -Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture When I was at RRE Ventures [https://www.schlaf.co/p/86ad0a83-e6fa-480b-81d1-41f66b546ed7/www.rre.com], I had a positive first meeting with Ben Marcus [https://www.linkedin.com/

How to Make a Lasting Impression in Under Ten Minutes
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Finding Your Coach: Fit Is Everything

Over the last two months, I’ve had dozens of conversations with potential coaching partners (I prefer this term over ‘clients’). I enjoy these conversations because I learn so much about a person — their history, company, vision, aspirations, blockers and more. I’m also able to glean who they want

Finding Your Coach: Fit Is Everything
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40 Lessons From 40 Years

I turn forty today. I can’t even believe I just typed that sentence. Over the past month, I've been reflecting on the lessons I’ve learned directly through experience or indirectly from family, friends, mentors and teachers. I wanted capture and share these learnings for one important reason: I’

40 Lessons From 40 Years
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There Is No Perfection

Yesterday, I went for a stroll in Madison Square Park with my friend Dan Kimmerling [https://twitter.com/dkimerling?lang=en] who was visiting from the west coast. Dan one of the most thoughtful, intelligent and empathetic seed investors I know. Every time I get together with him, I walk

There Is No Perfection
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The March To 10,000 Hours

How long does it take to become a master at something? I first learned of the “10,000-Hour Rule” about a decade ago when I first read ‘Outliers’ by Malcolm Gladwell. The premise of this rule is simple: the key to achieving mastery in any skill or craft, is, largely,

The March To 10,000 Hours
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“Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent.” -Steve Jobs Over the weekend I was fortunate to participate in my first “Medi Club,” a monthly gathering of urban-dwelling meditators. Medi Club is the brainchild of Jesse Israel [https://twitter.com/jesseisrael] who

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