Ross Baird is the President of Village Capital and author of The Innovation Blind Spot: Why We Back the Wrong Ideas and What to Do About It. In this interview, we discuss his unconventional career path, how to fix venture capital, and the experience of writing and promoting a controversial book.
Dear Focusmate family, I love and massively appreciate how engaged many of you are in our Facebook group. Building on that, I’m going to start doing monthly-ish updates as a way of engaging in a more structured dialogue with you about what’s happening. Highlights We’ve been approached by professors at NYU and Columbia interested researching
Today is day 25 of the first ever 10,000 Word Challenge: an experiment in building the writing habit, with a little mutual support and accountability from the 100+ participants thrown in the mix. For my part, the challenge did not go at all the way I expected.
I have a lot of writing to do this month, and I love accountability challenges, so, I wanted to invite a few of you to join me in a “10,000 Word Challenge”. The goal of the challenge is simply this: write 10,000 words in the month of September. And you’re invited. If you already know
Another day is winding down. You look at your to do list and … sigh. Where has the time gone? Calls and meetings. Endless fires to put out. And there’s always someone else who needs you — your staff, your customers, your spouse, your kids. Sound familiar?