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March 31, 2016

Wendy Kopp on How to Become the Leader Your Organization Needs

In Startup Leadership, I interviewed Wendy Kopp about her experiences founding and growing Teach for America (TFA), a non-profit which trains and places the nation’s brightest college graduates in public school teaching positions in underprivileged communities to help expand students’…

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January 14, 2016

5 Things Every Great Team Leader Does

The ability to lead teams effectively pays off in almost any endeavor, but it’s particularly critical for innovation and change. From a big picture point of view, think of a team not as a roster of individuals, but as a…

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September 22, 2015

Fortune: 4 misleading signs of entrepreneurial success

"For entrepreneurs, it’s hard to know when to call what you’ve started a success; after all, the danger lies in the many definitions of success. Those who adopt a misleading definition are at risk of working very hard to win the wrong race."

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July 13, 2015

The Two Faces of Entrepreneurship

First it was The Social Network, the frenetic film about birth of Facebook. Then The Internship, a cinematic valentine to Google with Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson. Then a biopic of Steve Jobs starring Ashton Kutcher, then the sitcom Betas from Amazon. Lately, it’s HBO’s Silicon Valley, a very funnysend-up of the Bay Area start-up world from the creator of Beavis and Butt-head.

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