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Making Sense vs. Being Right

People tend to care about something making sense more than they care about something being right.

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Collaborative Fund’s 2018 Summit

Last week we held our seventh annual Collaborative Fund summit in San Francisco. We gather together our team, several LPs, business partners and friends to talk about where we’ve been and where we’re going as a firm. Eighty five people came this year, and it was truly special.

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Why Competitive Advantages Die

“No one has to tell you you’ve come to the right place. The look of merchandising authority is complete and unmistakable.’’

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The Next Wave: Digital Detox

Natural disasters. Emails 24/7. Aging family members. Taxes. Political posts on Facebook. Bitcoin volatility. Sexual harassment. Government shutdown. Bills. Parking tickets. Last minute flight. Trump. Email inbox.

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It’s Hard To Predict How You’ll Respond To Risk

I grew up with a friend who came from neither privilege or natural intellect, but was the hardest-working guy I knew. These people have a lot to teach because they have an unfiltered understanding of every inch of the road to success.

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How to Beat Amazon

You can’t build a consumer brand in 2018 and ignore the 800-pound-gorilla that is Amazon.

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The Thin Line Between Bold and Reckless

Cornelius Vanderbilt had just finished a series of business deals to expand his railroad empire.

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Joining Collaborative Fund

I am thrilled to share that I am joining the Collaborative Fund partnership alongside Craig, Lauren, Morgan, and the rest of the amazing Collaborative team.

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Risky Business

Most things are going well for most investors. So let’s talk about risk.

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The Thrill of Uncertainty

By the end of the study, pigeons were pecking a food lever up to five times per second “for as long as fifteen hours without pausing longer than fifteen or twenty seconds during the whole period.”

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