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Author: Dave

The first time I fired someone, it was the hardest thing I'd ever done. It's gotten easier over the years, but it's still never any fun, obviously. Arguably, the most difficult part of any entrepreneur or leader’s job is firing people when they don’t work out. Because...

One day several years ago, I had a huge pitch meeting in Washington, DC. But on the train down, I received a horrible piece of news: We had lost a $400,000 client. I was devastated. To make matters worse, after arriving in Washington upset and...

Hate hurts us all. The internet has long had both a good side and a dark side, just as humanity has always had good and evil. Before October 7th, though, I considered myself an idealist. I knew at an intellectual level that evil and hate existed...

I am grateful for the warmth of the sun, I am grateful for the beauty of the Fall leaves in New York, I am grateful for the joy on my son's face when he walks onto a baseball field, I am grateful for the pride I feel when watching my...