Recently, I went back to HBS to take a three-day leader development course. It was poignant, transformative and rejuvenating. I also made some friendships that will last, I predict, for a lifetime. One of the course’s goals was to get us to step back and reflect upon the meaning and purpose of our work life.
It is hard to imagine a time when Europe was imprisoned and enslaved, when millions perished in camps, and when democracy was on the verge of being throttled. And, it was just seven decades ago. For my generation, we grew up in the Cold War, practicing “duck and cover” drills at school in case of
We’re happy to announce that our family angel program (back 50+ entrepreneurs and donate all gains to charity; details here) has invested in UptimeHealth. It is our 11th investment so far (portfolio here). We had heard great things about co-founder Jinesh Patel, and so, reached out to meet him. The company offers a platform
I am fortunate to have some fly-fishing buddies who are expert anglers, and one of them organized an outing in Maine. Last weekend, we rented a small house on the river and hauled food with us, as there wasn’t much up there. That area was beautiful. We traversed quite a few dirt roads and saw
Two recent news items caught my eye. First, crooked admissions advisor Rick Singer not only bribed coaches and faked sports credentials, he also encouraged clients’ kids, who are white, to apply as African-Americans or Hispanic-Americans (in one case, the kid ticked off both boxes!). Article here. Second, the College Board has crafted an “Adversity Score”
We’re happy to announce that our family angel program (back 50+ entrepreneurs and donate all gains to charity; details here) has invested in Ace-Up. It is our 10th investment so far (portfolio here). We had heard great things about the company and co-founder Will Foussier, and so, reached out to meet him. The company offers