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Hottest Jobs: The Truth About Being An Entrepreneur

March 15th, 2016 - Comments Off on Hottest Jobs: The Truth About Being An Entrepreneur

In my industry — investing in startups — the great debate of our time is whether or not unicorns really exist. Valuations matter, of course, but this shouldn’t be the dialogue that defines our industry because there are many more …

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Six New Management Hacks For The Age Of Entrepreneurship

February 26th, 2016 - Comments Off on Six New Management Hacks For The Age Of Entrepreneurship

Part of the Series “The Age of Entrepreneurship” The workplace is hugely different today from the one in which I started my career. And it’s vastly different from just a few years ago. First, we have to contend with the fact …

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How To Navigate The New World Of Work

February 25th, 2016 - Comments Off on How To Navigate The New World Of Work

Part of the Series “The Age of Entrepreneurship” For the first decade of my career, I was the quintessential company man. I thought I was going to be a “lifer” and I was incredibly proud of that. I followed the path of …

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How One Memory Taught Me to Value Experiences, Not Things

February 1st, 2016 - Comments Off on How One Memory Taught Me to Value Experiences, Not Things

For my fifth birthday, my father took a few of my friends and me to a University of Miami football game (where he went to college), at the Orange Bowl. I loved it all: the stadium food, the excitement of the game and hanging …

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6 Things Great Leaders Do In A One-On-One

January 28th, 2016 - Comments Off on 6 Things Great Leaders Do In A One-On-One

We all know that having 1:1s with our direct reports is one of the most indispensable tools available. It enables us to check in on progress against set goals, provide inspiration and guidance, and gain insight on what’s really happening …

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Going Global? Here’s What You Need To Know

January 21st, 2016 - Comments Off on Going Global? Here’s What You Need To Know

The companies in our portfolio are always looking for advice and insight from someone who has experienced what they’re going through. Instead of just sharing my thoughts, my team and I go to my Affiliates—the 80 people who make up the …

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Achieving Work-Life Balance Is Still a Work in Progress

January 13th, 2016 - Comments Off on Achieving Work-Life Balance Is Still a Work in Progress

For a long time — much longer than I’d like to admit — I didn’t realize you could work hard and have a life. I heard others talk about work-life balance, but I wasn’t very good at it.         …

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How To Inspire Your Team In 2016

December 17th, 2015 - Comments Off on How To Inspire Your Team In 2016

How do I inspire my team to do more next year? As we enter into next year we’re all focused on achieving more. But how are we going to do that? The way to achieve all of your goals is to be …

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How Can I Achieve My Goals Next Year?

December 11th, 2015 - Comments Off on How Can I Achieve My Goals Next Year?

A new year is upon us, and for many of us that means thinking about what we want in the year ahead and making resolutions to get there. The problem is, we usually fail in this area. Research shows only …

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