Of Course #BlackLivesMatter — How Could Anything be LESS Controversial?

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Of course all lives matter. She asks those who agree to stand and of course nobody stands, to which she rightly says … “That says very plainly, you know what’s happening, you know you don’t want it for you, I want to know why you’re so willing to accept it or to allow it to happen for others.”

Course 311

Does your team know your playbook?


From experience and from information about the competition, a coach creates a playbook that contains detailed plans for actions or plays that the entire team must know without question and execute without pause in order to win games and advance toward the playoffs.

Coach 218

The 18-month rule and a harrowing tale


Of course, I’ll tell another harrowing story here. Email readers, continue here…] Early in the rapid growth phase of my computer software company, I hired an excellent, IBM-trained vice president of sales to further growth and begin our international expansion.

The Most Thoughtful Human Story of the Election I’ve Read

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I received this email from a friend. he coached me and my 3 siblings in basketball and soccer and more. of course there is the alt right and more whackjobs who voted for trump, but trump only won because he struck a chord with the mainstream.

Coach 306

How can I trust that my virtual employees are working?


Of course we have expectations and KPIs, but any slackers would soon find themselves very uncomfortable surrounded by results–oriented team. Email readers, continue here…] On the contrary, we monitor performance better now that we’re virtual.

Coach 190

Micro–train; macro–manage


” Of course, in practice it’s not that easy. Instead of spending a lot of time managing them, invest a little quality time in coaching them. Dave’s note: The week, we again welcome Kim Shepherd as our guest author, with her blunt, on-the-target style.

Entrepreneurshit. The Blog Post on What It’s Really Like.

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Throughout the course of last year I never had more than $8,000 in my account. . Of course I do! If you have a chance to be on court and shooting 3-pointers as the game clock is winding down OF COURSE you still want to be on the court. And yes, I sleep better at night as a coach.

Some Reflections on VC Investment Decisions

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Today we’re in a world where 10 accelerators are bombarding you with emails to meet their 10-15 companies. Seed investors are aplenty and of course they need downstream money to fuel their early-stage bets. Of course these are great places to network with other investors, meet great entrepreneurs and keep your connections strong with senior execs at larger companies like Yahoo!, Of course I would like to be in every great deal ever done.

Invest 300

Some Thoughts on Leadership Going into 2016

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But of course all of these things are intertwined. Obviously you need to be mentally flexible enough to spot if your instincts were wrong and a change of course is necessary. I’ve spent hours this week reading about the firing of the head coach and personnel manager of the football team I support – The Philadelphia Eagles. His name was Chip Kelly and he came off of a very successful stint as the coach of the collegiate Oregon Ducks. They respond to email.

Coach 237

Stage 32: An Education Hub For Entertainment Industry Creatives


The integration of massively open online courses (MOOCs) makes strategic sense, which is likely why LinkedIn acquired Lynda for $1.5 The average cost per webinar ranges from $39-59 with longer online courses (2-8 weeks) landing somewhere between $99-799. Jon Sperry – a highly respected dialect coach who has worked with Harvey Keitel, Sofia Vergara, and Russell Crowe – taught a Stage 32 class that was attended by members from over 40 different countries.

Getting Back Your Series A Mojo

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But even if a VC is nasty a rant email back isn’t the right way to channel your frustration. ” And of course – the harder you work, the luckier you get. Last year I wrote a blog post on entrepreneurs with a chip on their shoulders.

Press 387

Why I’m Turning Over a New Leaf & Refocusing My Energy

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Of course labels are all too easy to throw out and simplify or stereotype the beliefs of other people. he coached me and my 3 siblings in basketball and soccer and more. This election has been hard on our country.

Class 280

Announcing a Deal I’ve Wanted to Talk About for a Year

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I acted as the occasional mentor, advisor and coach to Ethan. In industry this is known as “yield management” and of course it needs to exist. Let me not bury the lede.

SEM 377

As Populist as it May Feel, 98% of VCs Aren’t Dumb

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And Coach Campbell. I’ve heard directly from top executives that Jeff Bezos (in my opinion the most talented person in the tech industry) has received his fair share of VC coaching in the early years. And let the entrepreneur decide the course of action.

Do’s and Don’ts of a Job Interview

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Of course, the interview might not even happen if the resume is the not a “good” one. Of course, if the things you don’t know are key to the position you are in trouble. Send a thank you email later that day. Credit: Fotolia.

Want to know why charging $12 / year converts higher than $9.99?

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Sure, of course I am. He started by using email (send your eCard to a friend) and there he sees 3-4 clicks back per share action. Advice, coaching, intros?

How to Develop Your Fund Raising Strategy

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Of course much of it is conflicting. And of course I’ve sat on the other side of the table: As a VC. And of course you’re meeting people who can give you money. It’s tempting to want to stay in your offices and fund raise via email or web conferencing.

Board members must protect the coporation before themselves.


Email readers continue here.] Should board members therefore withdraw and not participate in corporate planning, coaching the CEO and other issues not related to the duty of care or duty of loyalty? Of course they should not. All other board functions are secondary. Even venture capitalists who sit on boards where they have significant investments often forget this point.

Class 159

Don’t be a Grin Fucker

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And of course there was the Michael Porter’s “ 5 Forces.&# Frankly, I kind of found all of this stuff to be bullshit (bull shiitake?) I come from a world that if the coach wasn’t yelling at you, it meant he didn’t care. I get emails like the one above all the time.

The 18 month rule.


Email readers continue here.] I have an industrial psychology educational background, but could not count upon myself to be completely objective here, of course.). As I recall, he stated quite clearly that in many instances he is hired to repair relationships at senior levels in companies with such problems, paying special attention to coaching and training the offender, sensitizing him or her to the traits probably not noticed in self.