Lessons Learned
Parenting and startups – Struggles, Biases, Lessons Learned

Parenting and startups – Struggles, Biases, Lessons Learned

After eight years of parenthood, as I am updating this post, I can say nothing can truly prepare you for being a new parent and entrepreneur. Just the new role of a parent is hard enough, yet many of us are also building companies and careers at the same time. The...

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7 Rules for How to Sell to “Darth Vader”

7 Rules for How to Sell to “Darth Vader”

Before an incredible mentor helped me discover my love for the craft of operations, I started my career in sales as a talent agent in the entertainment industry. Some of us have it and some of us do not. Hence I discovered I was much more effective at figuring out how...

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Leadership Lessons I Learned at My Father’s Funeral

Leadership Lessons I Learned at My Father’s Funeral

As I am getting ready for my daughter to be born any day now, I have been thinking a lot about my late father and the impact he had on me. He was an incredible role model and shaped my views on being a father, leader, businessman, and an active community member. As I...

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Lessons from Sun Tzu’s Art of War for Business Leadership

Lessons from Sun Tzu’s Art of War for Business Leadership

One of my favorite books is Sun Tzu's Art of War. I have read it several times and is one of my top 5 favorite books. Although the teachings are very old (6th century BC), there is much that can be applied to the modern day hyper-competitive business environment. Here...

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