Tag: Road Trip

People’s Parties

The Golden Gate Bridge as seen from Fort Point...

It should have been a fun dinner party; lots of people I liked from the parent’s cohort from my son’s grade school, great food, generous hosts, and a drop dead view of the San Francisco Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge in front of us. So why did it feel like leadership teams I know which […]

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What Do You Do When There’s Tension at the Top?

King Kong atop Empire State Bldg

There are three well-known West Coast asset management firms (financial services speak for mutual funds, venture capital, private equity, hedge funds, or fund of funds firms) – none of them clients – where the firm’s leadership team members barely tolerate each other. They talk when they must. Otherwise they minimize their working relationships as much […]

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