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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."

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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