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175 The Startup Community Way w/ Brad Feld

175 The Startup Community Way w/ Brad Feld

Today, we continue our run on top venture capitalists with none other than the legend, Brad Feld. He’s the co-founder of Foundry Group and Tech Stars. He’s on the Forbes Midas List and a Top Five Investor. He has a new book called The Startup Community Way.  We have wide-ranging conversations from C19, making sense…

174 Intentional Integrity | Rob Chestnut, Former Airbnb Chief Ethics Officer

174 Intentional Integrity | Rob Chestnut, former Airbnb Chief Ethics Officer

In this episode, our host Christopher Lochhead speaks with Rob Chestnut on why integrity matters more than ever. Rob is the former chief ethics officer of Airbnb and the author of the new book Intentional Integrity. Chris and Rob go deep on strategies for handling a crisis and how leaders have to deal with the…

A Unique American Perspective W/ MK Palmore, Marine, FBI Exec, Cybersecurity Advisor

173 A Unique American Perspective w/ MK Palmore, Marine, FBI Exec & Cybersecurity Advisor

We listen today to an extraordinary and unique perspective on what is happening in the United States right now. Our guest, the legendary MK Palmore, whose entire background positions him to be a leader of this moment that we all find ourselves in. Not only does MK have this incredible career as a Marine, as an…

172 Dushka Zapata

172 Feelings Are Fickle | Dushka Zapata, Best Selling Author

Today, we have one of our regular guest Dushka Zapata, one of the most prolific and important writers on planet Earth. Her work has been viewed on the Question and Answer site Quora, 165 million times. She’s got a brand new book out called Feelings are Fickle, and Other Things I Wish Someone Had Told…

171 Black Entrepreneurs Matter w/ D'Narius Lewis

171 Black Entrepreneurs Matter w/ D’Narius Lewis

Today, we have a very big conversation about social change, entrepreneurship, Black Lives Matter, and a whole lot more with author, entrepreneur, and speaker, D’Narius Lewis. We believe he represents a voice that is not being heard enough right now — the voice of young African American entrepreneurs. D’narius has gone from homeless to successful.…

170 Tech Icon Bob Evans, of Cloud Wars Live Podcast

170 Tech Icon Bob Evans, of Cloud Wars Live Podcast

Today we have Bob Evans, tech industry icon, the host of Cloud Wars Live Podcast, and a regular guest at Follow Your Different. Yes, he’s back. We have a wide-ranging conversation that intertwines business life, what’s going on right now, technology, and many other things. We also talked about several topics such as moments of…

169 Govern For California's David Crane A republic, if you can keep it

169 A Republic, If You Can Keep It | David Crane of Govern For California

Today, we have a very big conversation about how to drive real social and political change with a guy who’s a Stanford lecturer, who is a former adviser to Governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and today is the founder of Govern for California. His name is David Crane. We go deep on why state and…

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168 Conscious Capitalist Navin Chaddha of Mayfield

In this episode, we continue our run of top Silicon Valley venture capitalists with Navin Chaddha, who leads Mayfield, one of the oldest and most storied venture capital firms in the Silicon Valley startup world. Navin has been on the Forbes Midas list for a long time and is a top-five investor according to Forbes.…

167 The State of The United States w/ Asha Rangappa, Ex-FBI Agent, Yale Lecturer & CNN Analyst

167 The State of The United States w/ Asha Rangappa, Ex-FBI Agent, Yale Lecturer & CNN Analyst

Imagine being able to sit down and have a meaningful conversation about the state of the United States. We speak with a woman who is a Yale-educated lawyer, a graduate of the FBI famed Academy in Quantico Virginia, and a former FBI counterintelligence investigator. This woman is a senior lecturer at Yale and a legal…

166 Radical Business Transformation | Doug Merritt CEO of Splunk

166 Radical Business Transformation | Doug Merritt CEO of Splunk

Today, we speak with a very special guest about a critical topic: radical transformation. Doug Merritt of Splunk joins us for a conversation about Splunk’s journey, their radical technology, delivery model, and business model transformation. Pay special attention to Doug’s depth and breadth of detail about their business, their technology modeling stack, business model, and…

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