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Steve Schlafman

Live Your Best Life

“I’m a recovering VC,” says Steve Schlafman. Branching off from his career as an investor, Steve entered the coaching world. Focused primarily on helping entrepreneurs achieve their goals, Steve found himself energized and made the leap to full-time coaching. “I love working with entrepreneurs because… I believe that entrepreneurship is arguably the fastest path to having a big impact on the world,” says Steve. Listen in to hear Steve’s story. Highoutput.co | schlaf.me #liveyourbestlifelizbrunner.com/live-your-best-life If you have a guest idea, or want to learn more about Brunner Communications, contact Liz at info@LizBrunner.com. To join our mailing list and never miss any of Liz’s stories, tips and techniques, click here.

4 Oct 2021

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The Power Of Having Difficult Conversations with Steve Schlafman

Mastering Midlife Podcast

Steve Schlafman is the Founder of High Output, a boutique leadership development company, where he coaches to improve the habits, productivity, and energy management of high-performing entrepreneurs. A certified coach, Steve is also an angel investor, facilitator, and speaker, with a Bachelor's Degree in Business from Northeastern University. He has previously held a mix of operating and investor roles with companies including Primary Venture Partners, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, RRE Ventures, The Kraft Group / The New England Patriots, and Microsoft. Steve currently splits his time between Manhattan and the Catskills and enjoys spending time with his family, meditating, reading, cooking, and - of course - watching the Patriots. In today’s episode, Steve shares the moment he became aware he was not living life the way he felt it should be lived after reading Eckhart Tolle's most famous book, The Power of Now. He shares his journey of recovering from an addiction he had managed from his teenage years until his mid-thirties. Steve explains the process of acknowledging he was done with the corporate life and just how long it took to take the idea of coaching to become a fully qualified and experienced coach. He also reveals the aspects of coaching that many founders and high-performing leaders need and benefit from and shares his own unique experience of what working in those industries brings to his coaching. “Energy Management is more important than Time Management.” - Steve Schlafman Today on Mastering Midlife: How reading The Power of Now was Steve’s lightbulb moment Why ‘energy management’ is more important than time management How meditation was the gateway to Steve’s self-discovery Why leaders find sharing their struggles difficult The difficult conversations new companies should have Resources Mentioned: Book: The Power of Now Connect with Steve Schlafman: High Output Website The Founder Library Steve Schlafman's Website Steve Schlafman on LinkedIn Steve Schlafman on Facebook Steve Schlafman on Twitter Are you a busy, overwhelmed business leader? Through my work as an author and executive coach, I’ve discovered the 10 lies we all tell ourselves that keep us away from true productivity and creativity.  If constant firefighting is part of your daily grind, I have a free gift for you.  My “10 Uncomfortable Truths” about overwhelm, from “Only 10s, Confront Your To-Do List – Transform Your Life.” Go to www.markjsilverman.com, click on the red banner and receive your 10 videos (one minute, one per day) as well as the first chapter of the book.  While you are there, check out some of the other ways I may be able to help you on the journey. Mastering Midlife...Together! Thanks for tuning into today’s episode of the Mastering Midlife Podcast: How to Thrive When the World Asks the Most of You with Mark Silverman. If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts and leave us a review. Be sure to visit our website and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube and don’t forget to share your favorite episodes on social media.

27mins

4 Oct 2021

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What Makes a Founder? with Steve Schlafman

The Farrynheight Podcast

Many of us dream of being founders. We have our billion-dollar idea swimming around in our head, we can picture the brand we have yet to create, and we can taste the success we know we deserve. But only a few of us know how to be a founder. Steve Schlafman, certified coach, advisor, angel investor, and founder of High Output, a boutique leadership development company, is one of the rare few who know what it truly takes to be a founder, and he’s here to share the recipe. In this episode, he and Farryn unpack what it means to be a founder in the modern world, motivation, when to lean in, and the zone of genius. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

37mins

1 Sep 2021

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Episode 156 - Re-Air - Steve Schlafman - Coach & Angel Investor

Midlife Male by Greg Scheinman

This is a re-air of episode 119 with Steve Schlafman, which was originally released November 13th, 2020. Steve Schlafman is a certified professional coach, an angel investor, and the founder of High Output, a boutique leadership development company. As a former venture capitalist and partner at one of New York’s top venture capital funds, Steve is a proven high performer. However, after decades spent working in high-stress corporate environments, he has decided to dedicate the next phase of his life to helping entrepreneurs fulfill their potential and bring their boldest visions to life. Through his transformational coaching, Steve aims to help business owners increase their output and evolve into extraordinary leaders. Recently, as part of his own transition towards a more flexible lifestyle, Steve and his family moved from New York City to the Catskills, where he enjoys spending time in nature and riding his bike on the trails.

1hr 19mins

22 Aug 2021

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The Power Of Having Difficult Conversations with Steve Schlafman

Mastering Midlife Podcast

Steve Schlafman is the Founder of High Output, a boutique leadership development company, where he coaches to improve the habits, productivity, and energy management of high-performing entrepreneurs. A certified coach, Steve is also an angel investor, facilitator, and speaker, with a Bachelor's Degree in Business from Northeastern University. He has previously held a mix of operating and investor roles with companies including Primary Venture Partners, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, RRE Ventures, The Kraft Group / The New England Patriots, and Microsoft. Steve currently splits his time between Manhattan and the Catskills and enjoys spending time with his family, meditating, reading, cooking, and - of course - watching the Patriots. In today’s episode, Steve shares the moment he became aware he was not living life the way he felt it should be lived after reading Eckhart Tolle's most famous book, The Power of Now. He shares his journey of recovering from an addiction he had managed from his teenage years until his mid-thirties. Steve explains the process of acknowledging he was done with the corporate life and just how long it took to take the idea of coaching to become a fully qualified and experienced coach. He also reveals the aspects of coaching that many founders and high-performing leaders need and benefit from and shares his own unique experience of what working in those industries brings to his coaching. “Energy Management is more important than Time Management.” - Steve Schlafman Today on Mastering Midlife: How reading The Power of Now was Steve’s lightbulb moment Why ‘energy management' is more important than time management How meditation was the gateway to Steve’s self-discovery Why leaders find sharing their struggles difficult The difficult conversations new companies should have Resources Mentioned: Book: The Power of Now Connect with Steve Schlafman: High Output Website The Founder Library Steve Schlafman's Website Steve Schlafman on LinkedIn Steve Schlafman on Facebook Steve Schlafman on Twitter Are you a busy, overwhelmed business leader? Through my work as an author and executive coach, I’ve discovered the 10 lies we all tell ourselves that keep us away from true productivity and creativity.  If constant firefighting is part of your daily grind, I have a free gift for you.  My “10 Uncomfortable Truths” about overwhelm, from “Only 10s, Confront Your To-Do List – Transform Your Life.” Go to www.markjsilverman.com, click on the red banner and receive your 10 videos (one minute, one per day) as well as the first chapter of the book.  While you are there, check out some of the other ways I may be able to help you on the journey. Mastering Midlife...Together! Thanks for tuning into today’s episode of the Mastering Midlife Podcast: How to Thrive When the World Asks the Most of You with Mark Silverman. If you enjoyed this episode, subscribe to the show on Apple Podcasts and leave us a review. Be sure to visit our website and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube and don’t forget to share your favorite episodes on social media.

27mins

22 Mar 2021

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From investor to executive coach, with Steve Schlafman

Practice Makes Perfect

Julien Smith talks to Steve Schlafman of HighOutput.co, an executive coach, angel investor, and recovering venture capitalist. In this episode, you will learn: - the side of entrepreneurship that investors don't see, and coaches do - the challenges of addiction while performing in high performance jobs - how to pick clients that suit you best--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/julien60/message

40mins

2 Feb 2021

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#058: Steve Schlafman – Coaching & Meditation

The Danny Miranda Podcast

Steve Schlafman is a professional certified coach, angel investor, facilitator, speaker, former operator and recovering VC. In this conversation, we spoke about life as an identical twin, how he's developed his coaching, his history with meditation, and much more. Enjoyed this episode? You'll also like my free weekly newsletter – Tuesday Treasure.

1hr 11mins

29 Jan 2021

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Steve Schlafman

Roads to Recovery

Steve Schlafman is a professional certified coach, angel investor, facilitator, speaker, former operator and former venture capitalist. He’s also a husband, a father and the founder of High Output, a boutique leadership development company based in New York. Steve joins our host and Halcyon Certified Peer Recovery Coach, James Cardamone to discuss his past struggles with addiction and his unique integral approach to recovery.   

46mins

26 Jan 2021

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Episode 119 - Steve Schlafman - Coach & Angel Investor

Midlife Male by Greg Scheinman

Steve Schlafman joins the show.

1hr 17mins

13 Nov 2020

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Steve Schlafman: Why Steve Left VC, Executive Coaching, and Building a Personal Brand [Ep. 43]

Mastering the Attention Economy

This is an episode of Mastering the Attention Economy Podcast with host Ari Lewis and Steve Schlafman. Steve is a certified professional development coach and angel investor. Steve is the founder of High Output, a boutique leadership development company. Previously, he was a VC at Primary Venture Partners and RRE Ventures. Some of his select investments include Boom, Breather, and theSkimm. We discuss why Steve left VC to coach, Steve's leadership and coaching philosophy, and the importance of building a personal brand. Follow Steve on Twitter: https://twitter.com/schlaf Read Steve's Blog: https://schlaf.me/ Check out the Founder's Library: founderlibrary.com Follow Ari on Twitter: https://twitter.com/amlewis4 Follow Ari on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ari_lewis4/ Visit Ari's Site: http://arilewis.com/ Produced by Courtnie Lewis: https://www.courtnielewis.com Music by Mark Rhodes: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2F3QTcv7P4TxveL1tDeXmL?si=KEiZ9oB_TQyD_3ISQC8y-A

27mins

11 Nov 2020

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