I look at everything through the lens of relationships — the technology, the strategies, the actual implementation, development of culture

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The answer is technology was making it so that these communications and the power distances were being closed. You couldn’t do that in the past. Ten to 20 years ago, when they were talking about this world where you really had to set disruptive new businesses outside the core business because the core mothership just was never going to change.

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Today I Lost A Friend (And I Caused It)

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Today I lost a friend, and I caused that loss.  I’m sad.  Actually, more devastated.  She has been my very close friend throughout this year at university, but prior to that we were friends for about 3 years.

We were going to do a thing together, one that had major financial implications for me, and a lot of time investment from her.  I decided it was not going to work for me, it was not something I wanted to do at all, I told her before she devoted herself to it.  We’d both put some time into it, her more than I, and she’d put some money into it, but neither of us would lose a huge amount.

I decided it wasn’t going to work for me for a number of reasons, some of which were friendship problems (I didn’t think our friendship would survive the business relationship), and the…

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