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Ro knows: How to career switch from management consulting to startup business development

Ro Gupta landed his startup business development job by networking like crazy, catching a few lucky breaks, and crushing his interview with legendary venture capitalist Fred Wilson. Keep reading to learn how Ro successfully transitioned from the corporate world to leading business development at Disqus, one of the top discussion platforms on the web. You were the 1st […]

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Startup hiring – attitude will determine altitude

Jason Martin knows the ins and outs of startup hiring.  I joined his professional services team at VMware back in 2003 – a team he grew from 3 people into an organization of 450 people.  I’m excited to have him share career advice with us that draws from his startup as well as his Big […]

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What makes a great startup employee? Egoless, thoughtful execution

What traits define a great startup employee? I asked this question to Dave Ginsburg, a friend and former colleague of mine who has led the marketing and operations functions at multiple high growth startup companies after having built a very successful consulting career at firms like TrueAction, Accenture, and Scient.  He’s now heading up the […]

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