I do this work because it’s impossible not to be energized by helping visionary founders who have a plan to change the world.
The most overlooked skill in this business is the ability to cultivate a network of people who are smarter than you.
You had me at… tenacity. Success isn’t linear, and brick walls pop up out of nowhere. Intrinsic motivation is a must.
I stay intellectually honest by constantly seeking out counterpoints. What am I missing? What assumptions am I making? Where do the facts lead?
You May Run Into Me At…
at the turnaround point on a long run. Those last five miles are where I do my best thinking.
“Get caught trying. It’s an old foreign policy mantra that I try to live my life by — if you don’t play, you can’t win!” — Sarah Marion