Episode 11 // February 12, 2015
Mind hacking, Meditation and Leadership. Explore why meditation works, why mindfulness matters and how meditation and mindfulness can create better leaders.
Episode 10 // January 25, 2015
Shutting the company down in the right way and giving up is not the same thing. Fail with honor. Hold your head up with pride. Treat people well. Be honest. No delusion. No lying. No spinning.
Episode 9 // January 13, 2015
In this conversation they share some stories from the Flatiron Partnership days, what makes a perfect board, the importance of trust in investing, and what makes a good leader. They even discuss the sheer terror they felt on their own entrepreneurial journey.
Episode 8 // January 7, 2015
“Year of introspection”. It’s rare to have the same CEO for 15 years as Blaine has been. But last year, Blaine wanted more for his company and himself. He wanted to know how to help him push the company to the next level. To achieve that, he didn’t look elsewhere, he looked within.
Episode 7 // DEC 15, 2014
How shame and guilt are at times his driver, the importance of understanding one’s emotional state, and how he’s made progress in coming out of depression, including his one piece of advice for entrepreneurs or anyone dealing with their own depression.
Episode 6 // Nov 25, 2014
Do you have an innate desire to make people happy? And does that desire at times cause you to at hold back the truth, out of fear of perhaps hurting others and yourself? Do you avoid difficult conversations? Jerry and Carm unpack what it means to be fierce, and what’s behind the desire to make people happy.
Episode 5 // Nov 12, 2014
How Do You Define Success? What will satisfy the fear? An innovator always on the move - feels constant drive for more. Feels compelled to run, and why mindfulness is about so much more than meditation...it’s about expanding the space between stimulus and response.
Episode 4 // Oct 28, 2014
The hidden burdens in our work. Accept that every one of us can fail, fail to live the life we desire for ourselves, or fail to uncover the desire itself. Fear is pervasive in our lives, and in the crazy world of startups and entrepreneurship it is an always present participant.
Episode 3 // OCT 15, 2014
This being so, so what? Work is where we can make ourselves; work is where we can break ourselves. How do you balance the excitement and challenges? How do discuss the reality of your finances with your team? How do you discuss your fears, not only of failure but of success?