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Hear directly from business leaders. Secrets to success, struggles along the way, optimal career paths and life in general.

Hear directly from business leaders. Secrets to success, struggles along the way, optimal career paths and life in general.
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United States

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Hear directly from business leaders. Secrets to success, struggles along the way, optimal career paths and life in general.

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English

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3109082249


Episodes

Leo Polovets (Susa Ventures) – A technical approach to investing in business and yourself

4/23/2019
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A very early employee at LinkedIn and then early at Google, Leo discusses how/why he got those jobs and more career advice. www.onlinemba.unc.edu/wso

Duration:00:33:33

Eric Bahn (Hustle Fund) – How to Hustle

4/16/2019
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Eric talks about his investment in Payclub. His new venture Hustle Fund and beginning his post college life starting beatthegmat.com. www.onlinemba.unc.edu/wso

Duration:00:33:21

Niki Pezeshki (Felicis Ventures) - Attitude and passion

4/9/2019
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Niki went straight to the buyside after college at Vista Equity Partners. Wanted to get his hands dirty outside of finance, saw that the grass is not necessarily always greener, got back into private equity and is now a VC. www.onlinemba.unc.edu/wso

Duration:00:36:07

Lisa Wu (Norwest) – Going for glory

4/2/2019
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Life’s too short to not be passionate about what you do. Trying lots of things in your 20s. How to succeed in venture and important advice for your first year on the job. www.onlinemba.unc.edu/wso

Duration:00:29:02

Greg Isenberg (Islands) - Confident but humble

3/26/2019
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Finding confidence with your skill set. Why group chat is the new social network and life hacks at the very end. www.onlinemba.unc.edu/wso

Duration:00:32:12

Lauren Kolodny (Aspect) - Relationships, luck and providing value

3/19/2019
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Starting her career off in solar power in India, getting a job at Google, business school and then venture. Recognizing themes in your career and embracing ambiguity. www.onlinemba.unc.edu/wso

Duration:00:34:41

How to be a leader today - Dan Schawbel

3/12/2019
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How to connect with people and build a network. Creating habits and making yourself uncomfortable. www.onlinemba.unc.edu/wso

Duration:00:26:03

Arjan Schutte (Core VC) - Investing for the good of society

3/5/2019
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Investing in stuff that makes life easier, finding your passion and how there’s no shortcuts in the hustle of careers. www.onlinemba.unc.edu/wso

Duration:00:29:13

Dan Ciporin (Canaan) - Don’t agonize just go do it and learn from it

2/26/2019
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Starting a business at 40 taking it public 5 years later and then selling to eBay for $620m. The value of an MBA, how he became a CEO and why making the wrong choice could be the right one. onlinemba.unc.edu/wso

Duration:00:30:09

Disrupting the jewelry business

2/19/2019
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How to start a business while working for GS and BCG. Being honest with your current employer and advice for making the jump. onlinemba.unc.edu/wso

Duration:00:29:56

Kevin Zhang (Upfront Ventures) Going from analyst to partner

2/12/2019
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Deciding on startups vs the buy-side. Developing flexible decision making and the secrets of climbing the ranks and making partner in 5-years. onlinemba.unc.edu/wso

Duration:00:29:08

Andrew Kortina – The story of Venmo

2/5/2019
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How Venmo came to be, why they incorporated the social stream and how it was life or death at the end. onlinemba.unc.edu/wso

Duration:00:34:03

Gaurav Jain (Afore Capital) Don’t wait – go do it

1/29/2019
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Comparing working at Google vs. startups. The non-obvious part of being in venture. The pre-seed investing market and the conflict between ambition and discipline

Duration:00:36:16

Daniel Scrivner – The importance of design

1/22/2019
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Daniel launched his career at Apple and then became a startup guy before that was common. His quest to find a job that connects both sides of the brain, what goes into design at Apple and my favorite piece of advice ever (at the end).

Duration:00:33:53

David Sica (NYCA) – Not taking no for an answer

1/15/2019
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David is an investor at a top vc fund. His path to get there went through banking but was filled with challenges and required some creativity – even persisting after getting fired. Going from being a financial advisor to investment banker, proving that your serious and exchanging hard work for the opportunity to learn.

Duration:00:30:23

Farhan Ahmad – Focus on people

1/8/2019
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Not chasing roles or titles but focusing on the people you will work with and turning down amazing jobs and lots of money in pursuit of learning

Duration:00:47:05

Austin Arensberg (Scrum Ventures) Building an international career

1/3/2019
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Working all over the world going from pe to corp dev to consulting and now vc. Career moving tactics and transactional work vs. strategy.

Duration:00:40:46

Dave Berkus - Smiling at success laughing at failure

12/25/2018
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Super angel investor on pioneering the asset class. How to be good at it, how to value a startup and passing on writing one of the very first checks into Amazon.

Duration:00:25:53

Dave Samuel - Having no failures

12/18/2018
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Is an entrepreneur born or made? Launching the 1st internet radio service selling it for a life changing amount and then getting into the toilet seat business.

Duration:00:25:42

Jeff Solomon - The startup journey

12/11/2018
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What makes a good entrepreneur, how to accelerate results by going to work for a successful entrepreneur and why startups take so long to build.

Duration:00:36:47