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The Reboot podcast showcases the heart and soul, the wins and losses, the ups and downs of startup leadership. On the show, Entrepreneurs, CEOs, and Startup Leaders discuss with Jerry Colonna the emotional and psychological challenges they face daily as leaders.

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The Reboot podcast showcases the heart and soul, the wins and losses, the ups and downs of startup leadership. On the show, Entrepreneurs, CEOs, and Startup Leaders discuss with Jerry Colonna the emotional and psychological challenges they face daily as leaders.

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Women’s Conversations

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THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU. While I listen to all the episodes, this one needs to be broadcast to the world and heard by every woman. I cried several times, feeling for the first time that, wow, someone understands me and I am not the only one that feels like this! I now don’t feel like I don’t belong, so alone, and in the corp world that maybe my observations are really not so sensitive and my ideas may not be so “weird”. I immediately went and bought the book (about the girl and her f$cks 😉) for my young adult daughter. Looking forward to the next episode!

How to lead and how to live

By qwertyuiopadghjkl - Aug 05 2019
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Wisdom for daily living as well as leadership.

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149 Ratings
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Women’s Conversations

By JackHendricks - Nov 25 2019
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THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU. While I listen to all the episodes, this one needs to be broadcast to the world and heard by every woman. I cried several times, feeling for the first time that, wow, someone understands me and I am not the only one that feels like this! I now don’t feel like I don’t belong, so alone, and in the corp world that maybe my observations are really not so sensitive and my ideas may not be so “weird”. I immediately went and bought the book (about the girl and her f$cks 😉) for my young adult daughter. Looking forward to the next episode!

How to lead and how to live

By qwertyuiopadghjkl - Aug 05 2019
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Wisdom for daily living as well as leadership.

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The Reboot podcast showcases the heart and soul, the wins and losses, the ups and downs of startup leadership. On the show, Entrepreneurs, CEOs, and Startup Leaders discuss with Jerry Colonna the emotional and psychological challenges they face daily as leaders.

Rank #1: #14 Shadow and Leadership - with Parker Palmer

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Full notes and more: reboot.io/podcast Who are you? What do you believe to be true? What do you bring consciously to the world? And, even more interesting, what do you bring unconsciously to your work, your organization, your relationships? How does that which you have either denied about yourself, or feel uncomfortable about, shape your life, either positively or negatively? What lies in this unseen shadow? And why is it important for you to explore? The work of today’s guest shows up in just about everything we do here at Reboot so we are thrilled to have one of our key teachers, Parker Palmer, join Jerry for a discussion on a very important and powerful topic: Shadow and Leadership.

Mar 19 2015

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Rank #2: #107 - Reboot: Leadership & the Art of Growing Up - with Jerry Colonna

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For this special episode, we’re celebrating the release of podcast host and Reboot Co-founder Jerry Colonna’s new book, "Reboot: Leadership and the Art of Growing Up." ( www.rebootbyjerry.com ). In this conversation, Jerry delves into why he wrote the book, opening up about how his life-long practice of journaling influenced the book’s format, and what he hopes those who’ve read the book will gain from their experience. Jerry also explores many themes tackled in the book, including the radical nature of radical self-inquiry, the power of leading from your truest self, and the ways in which work provides the opportunity to continuously align our inner and outer selves. Leave us a review on iTunes! Follow our step by step guides: - How To: Leave a Review on Your Computer: www.reboot.io/leave-itunes-review-via-computer/ - How To: Leave a Review on Your iPhone: www.reboot.io/leave-itunes-review-via-iphone/ Never miss an episode! Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date on all our episode releases. www.Reboot.io/signup

Jun 18 2019

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Rank #3: #45 What's Love Got to Do with It? - with Brad Feld & Fred Wilson

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"Wisdom, then, is a deeper way of knowing. Wisdom is the art of living in rhythm with your soul, your life, and the divine. Wisdom is the way that you learn to decipher the unknown; and the unknown is our closest companion. So wisdom is the art of being courageous and generous with the unknown, of being able to decipher and recognize its treasures." - John O'Donohue from "Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom" We are so fortunate to welcome Brad Feld and Fred Wilson back to the Reboot Podcast. Jerry, Brad, and Fred have a friendship and history that goes back 20 years, and the wealth of experience between them is truly incredible. In what we hope will be a series of conversations, Fred, Brad, and Jerry share stories from the past, moments where they were pushed to their limits physically and emotionally. They talk about the critical steps they've taken to being an effective and supportive board member and investor, and how the lessons from past painful experiences show up in the values of their firms. We’d love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please check out the show notes at reboot.io/podcast Links Full show notes: https://www.reboot.io/episode/45-whats-love-got-to-do-with-it-fred-wilson-brad-feld Jerry's post on this episode. https://www.reboot.io/whats-love-got/ Fred's first episode of Reboot Podcast https://www.reboot.io/episode/investing-in-trust/ Brad's first episode of Reboot Podcast https://www.reboot.io/episode/live-beyond-compare/ Fred Wilson on Twitter ­ - https://twitter.com/fredwilson Fred’s Blog - http://avc.com Union Square Ventures ­ - https://www.usv.com/ Brad Feld on Twitter ­ - https://twitter.com/bfeld Brad’s Blog ­"Feld Thoughts" ­ - http://www.feld.com/ Foundry Group - http://www.foundrygroup.com/

Aug 01 2016

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Rank #4: #25 Live Beyond Compare - with Brad Feld and Jerry Colonna

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Full notes at Reboot.io/podcast "Can we live beyond compare?" -David Richo Brad Feld is an investor, entrepreneur, and blogger who has been supporting entrepreneurs all over the world since 1987. Brad has also been a great Reboot supporter and teacher. In this conversation, Brad joins Jerry Colonna to talk about VC’s as Dungeons and Dragons characters, Brad’s evolved investment criteria, and the single best piece of advice Brad offered to Jerry that changed his career. Links Feld Thoughts Blog - http://www.feld.com Something New is Fucked Up In My World Every Day by Brad Feld - http://www.feld.com/archives/2015/04/something-new-fucked-world-every-day.html Foundry Group - http://www.foundrygroup.com Anchor Point Fellows Program at Wellesley College - http://anchorpoint.blogs.com/amythoughts/2013/08/albania-to-zimbabwe-anchor-point-internships-in-global-leadership-conference.html

Oct 11 2015

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Rank #5: #42 Building Relational Trust - with Parker Palmer & Jerry Colonna

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Parker Palmer is a man whose teachings mean so much to us and our work at Reboot, so it's wonderful to welcome him back to the podcast for a new conversation with Jerry. Jerry invited Parker back to explore some important questions: - What is the role of community in responding to a toxic environment? - How do I respond when my leader hasn't done their work and is leading from that place of shadow? - What does it mean when a leader is using organization to resolve unconscious issues? As is always the case when Parker and Jerry get together, this is a conversation packed full of deep lessons on leadership, the shadow, the importance of relational trust, and the incredible power present in community. This episode will leave you with new profound questions and answers about yourself, your role in your organization, and the power you hold, but may not yet accept. Links Parker Palmer - http://www.couragerenewal.org/parker/ "To Bless the Space Between Us" by John O’Donohue - http://www.amazon.com/Bless-Space-Between-Us-Blessings/dp/0385522274 Nelson Mandela - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelson_Mandela Rosa Parks - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rosa_Parks "A Ritual to Read to Each Other" by William Stafford - http://williamstafford.org/spoems/pages/ritual.html

Jun 07 2016

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Rank #6: #60 The Work of Your Life - with Khe Hy & Jerry Colonna

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Khe Hy spent 14 years in Financial Services and was successful by all signs, but his work and life felt ‘meh.’ Something felt disconnected from him as he suited up in the morning and turned off the finance switch in the evening. He opted for a life of more meaning, and started RadReads, a passion project now grown into a community of sorts. But something still didn’t feel right for Khe. Even though he preached a lot about what’s important, he found that a hard talk to walk and instead found himself putting the most important things in his life - his wife and daughter - last on his list of priorities. Despite all of Khe’s efforts in meditation, mindfulness and reflection, he struggled to figure out how to be present for his life. Instead he found himself thinking about ideas, people in his network, and ways to improve. As a self-proclaimed life-hacker, he struggled to find the metrics and hacks to be present. As Khe and Jerry discuss, perhaps the answer to being present is deeper than hacks and metrics. Perhaps the clue lies in what he’s so afraid of. Links RadReads - https://radreads.co/ Khe Hy on Twitter - https://twitter.com/khemaridh

May 04 2017

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Rank #7: #86 How Have You Lived Your Life? - with Parker Palmer & Jerry Colonna

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Aging, the continuous passage of time, is a journey upon which we must all embark. As life unfolds before us, we may be naturally drawn towards a state of inquiry in attempt to discern the purpose and meaning in our soul. For many leaders, the draw can be to gaze upon external outcomes as a manifestation of our life’s meaning, allowing our worthiness to be derived from our relationship between mean and end. But what if we were to allow ourselves to abandon the question, “Does my life have meaning?” and instead consider, “How have I lived?” In this episode, Jerry is joined by speaker, activist, and friend of the Reboot Podcast, Parker J. Palmer, author of "On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old". Over the course of their conversation, Jerry and Parker contemplate the insights they’ve gained in the process of aging, the power of living life with kindness and gratitude, and the importance of remaining open to being human together. Links #14 – Shadow and Leadership – with Parker J. Palmer - https://www.reboot.io/episode/shadow-and-leadership #42 – Building Relational Trust – with Parker J. Palmer - https://www.reboot.io/episode/42-building-relational-trust-parker-palmer "On the Brink of Everything: Grace, Gravity, and Getting Old" - https://www.amazon.com/Brink-Everything-Grace-Gravity-Getting/dp/1523095431 - https://onthebrinkofeverything.com/ Czeslaw Milosz’s, Love - https://www.poemhunter.com/poem/love-2 Leave us a review on Itunes! Follow our step by step guides: - How To: Leave a Review on Your Computer - How To: Leave a Review on Your iPhone Never miss an episode! Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date on all our episode releases.

Jun 30 2018

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Rank #8: #5 How Do You Define Success? - with Jerry Colonna and Joseph Chura

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Joseph Chura is the founder and CEO of 2 startups that employ nearly a combined 100 people, yet he feels a constant drive for more. In this conversation with Jerry, Joseph shares his struggles to be present, especially at home with his wife and kids and they explore the question: Why is the drive to succeed, the itch to not sit still, so strong?

Nov 11 2014

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Rank #9: #22 Does Anyone Really Know What They are Doing? with Sharon Salzberg

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We’re often in (or feel we’re in) uncharted waters - a place where making things up as we go is a necessity. Feeling lost in those places can be anxiety-inducing. We feel incompetent. We feel shameful. We can end up feeling that everyone has figured it out but me. But how true is that, really? And perhaps the better question--how can owning my own anxiety in these areas help me step more fully into my authentic self and even increase my capacity for happiness? We are honored to welcome one of our key teachers at Reboot, Sharon Salzberg, to the podcast. In this conversation Sharon and Jerry discuss Sharon’s entrepreneurial path, a new definition of success (and failure), authenticity, loving kindness, and the question: Does anyone really know what they are doing? Sharon Salzberg on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SharonSalzberg Insight Meditation Society - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Insight_Meditation_Society Lovingkindness - http://www.amazon.com/Lovingkindness-Revolutionary-Happiness-Shambhala-Classics/dp/157062903X Real Happiness - http://www.amazon.com/Real-Happiness-Meditation-28-Day-Program/dp/0761159258 Real Happiness at Work - http://www.amazon.com/Real-Happiness-Work-Meditations-Accomplishment/dp/0761168990

Aug 23 2015

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Rank #10: #90 The Fear of Being You - with Leonie Akhidenor & Jerry Colonna

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As many leaders can attest, the harshest critics we face often come from within. Even when we feel confident in our work and our abilities, it’s not unusual for thoughts such as, “Am I doing enough?” to arise. Once our inner critic emerges, questions of guilt begin to creep in that we aren’t grinding nearly as long or as hard as those around us. As entrepreneurs, the challenge we face is discerning not only what triggers this internal voice, but recognizing what that voice, our Loyal Soldier, serves to protect. On this episode of the Reboot Podcast, Leonie Akhidenor, Head of Residential Development for View Bank Homes, works with Jerry to explore the roots of her own inner critic, tracing the emergence of Leonie’s Loyal Soldier back to a childhood environment where achievement and success were deemed paramount. Uncovering that, as she grew, Leonie’s constant fear of failure manifested as her superpower, providing an abundance of passion and grit which served to propel her professional success. But as Jerry notes, all superpowers contain a shadow side, and in this instance, Leonie’s fear also brings with it the anxiety and unease that comes with feeling like she isn’t measuring up to her peers. During their time together, Jerry touches on how the anxieties that we carry (and often our parents carry) are passed from generation to generation, and how the logic we used as a child and the survival techniques we developed may actually no longer be needed in our present situations, allowing us to recognize that we’re ok, just as we are. Links A Blessing For One Who’s Exhausted - https://soundcloud.com/storyweaver3/john-odonohue-a-blessing-for-one-who-is-exhausted Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/157062903X/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i2 Little Dreamers - https://littledreamersonline.com   Leave us a review on Itunes! Follow our step by step guides: - How To: Leave a Review on Your Computer: https://www.reboot.io/leave-itunes-review-via-computer/ - How To: Leave a Review on Your iPhone: https://www.reboot.io/leave-itunes-review-via-iphone/ Never miss an episode! Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date on all our episode releases.

Sep 06 2018

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Rank #11: #76 A More Powerful Way of Working - with Patty McCord & Jerry Colonna

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Radical honesty - an open and authentic contribution, which lacks the intention of causing unnecessary pain and suffering, but serves to provide a mirror in which we can clearly reflect on the aspects of ourselves to which we are blind. On this episode of the Reboot Podcast, Jerry is joined by Patty McCord, former chief talent officer of Netflix, renowned for pioneering the use of radical honesty in the workplace. With her new book, "Powerful: Building a Culture of Freedom and Responsibility", Patty aims to clearly define the best path for creating workplace cultures of high performance and profitability. Jerry and Patty consider how the implementation of radical honesty in our organizations serves to forge solid, supportive spaces where workplace safety is no longer defined solely by the assurance of employment, but contains space for team members to feel seen, heard and nourished to grow, where skill sets are broadened, and diverse people with different ways of thinking come together without fear or expectation to judge or be judged. Wouldn’t that be a more powerful way of working? Links #43 – The Dharma of Inclusivity – with Konda Mason - https://www.reboot.io/episode/43-dharma-of-inclusivity-konda-mason/ Patty MCcord - Powerful - https://www.amazon.com/Powerful-Building-Culture-Freedom-Responsibility/dp/1939714095

Jan 25 2018

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Rank #12: #53 Transform Your Hustle - with Catherine Hoke & Brad Feld

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Almost all successful entrepreneurs will fail - if not fail, fail, fail, and fail again - on their path to success. Every human being made choices in their lives which they regret, are embarrassed of and have caused them deep shame. What would your life be like if you were known only by the worst thing you had ever done? Catherine Hoke is the founder of Defy Ventures, a program that helps incarcerated individuals transform their hustle to entrepreneurial ventures. Following a chance visit (as a guest) to a prison at the age of 26, Catherine left behind a successful investment career to launch a program to build on what she recognized were valuable entrepreneurial skills - simply applied to illegal businesses. Through the journey of building two wildly successful organizations, Cat had her own personal experience of failure, great shame and having to grant herself grace, and a second chance. Nestled in this conversation about failure, mercy and second chances, is an important second discussion. Joined by investor Brad Feld, this episode also includes a heartfelt reflection on the lottery of birth, acknowledging our own privilege, and what we can do when confronted with these realizations. Links Cat Hoke on Twitter - https://twitter.com/Catherine_Hoke Defy Ventures on Twitter - https://twitter.com/DefyVentures Brad Feld on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bfeld Understanding Privilege – My Experience in Prison - http://feld.com/archives/2016/11/understanding-privilege-experience-prison.html Feld Thoughts - http://feld.com Defy Ventures - https://defyventures.org This former drug dealer is now running a successful gym - https://www.facebook.com/NowThisNews/videos/1127697567320366/ Defy Ventures is helping inmates transform their hustle. - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLoacd_rJsY Episode #43 – The Dharma of Inclusivity – with Konda Mason - https://www.reboot.io/episode/43-dharma-of-inclusivity-konda-mason/

Jan 19 2017

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Rank #13: #62 Letting Go of Perfection - with Sharon Salzberg & Jerry Colonna

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In an entrepreneurial world where being a billionaire is a yardstick for self-worth, and unattainable goals can give us a false sense of responsibility, control and drive, what is the collateral damage to ourselves? As we chase a sense of perfectionism, and measure ourselves against big goals, how do we counteract the sense of self-loathing we can impinge upon ourselves when we fall short of the images we’re up holding? In this conversation, Jerry sits down with Sharon Salzberg, on her new book "Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection" to discuss the ways in which love might be a counter-intuitive antidote to the ups and downs of entrepreneurship. We learn that as we cultivate a sense of love and compassion for ourselves in our ambitious pursuits and adventures in life, we bolster our resiliency to face life as it is. Links "Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection" by Sharon Salzberg - https://www.amazon.com/Real-Love-Art-Mindful-Connection/dp/1250076501 Sharon Salzberg on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SharonSalzberg #22 – Does Anyone Really Know What They Are Doing? – with Sharon Salzberg - https://www.reboot.io/episode/does-anyone-really-know-what-they-are-doing/

Jun 06 2017

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Rank #14: #83 How You Walk Through the World - with Seth Godin & Jerry Colonna

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For leaders, when our aspirations and passions align, a crucible is formed from which creativity and productivity stem. At this point in our entrepreneurial journeys we might burn a little brighter, and our way forward feels undeniably palpable. Riding the tide, we may begin to feel ourselves cresting the wave and entering a place where the water becomes muddy and our paths unclear. We’ve entered the dip, and suddenly find ourselves in a quit it or stick with it moment where we must determine how we want to walk through this world. On this episode of the Reboot Podcast, Jerry is joined by friend, entrepreneur, author and speaker, Seth Godin. In this conversation, Seth and Jerry seek to tackle the dip, asking us to consider what is actually happening when it occurs, reminding us of the importance of finding our allies during this time, and how living in the tension of unknowing can actually be the catalyst for attuning our understanding to the most authentic way forward – in our companies, our relationships, and on our own personal paths. Links Pema Chodron’s - Comfortable with Uncertainty - https://www.amazon.com/Comfortable-Uncertainty-Cultivating-Fearlessness-Compassion/dp/1590300785 Seth Godin’s - The Dip - https://www.amazon.com/Dip-Little-Book-Teaches-Stick/dp/1591841666 #33 - Do I Event Have a Superpower - with Kent Cavender-Bares - https://www.reboot.io/episode/33-do-you-have-a-superpower/ #73 - Jeff Orlowski - Chasing Purpose: - https://www.reboot.io/episode/73-chasing-purpose-jeff-orlowski/

May 17 2018

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Rank #15: #75 A Pattern of Habits - with Judson Brewer & Jerry Colonna

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Judson Brewer, Director of Research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness, is a revolutionary thought leader in the field of habit change and the “science of self-mastery.” In this discussion, Judson and Jerry ponder identity, how beliefs about our character might shape the way we show up to meet the world, and the ways in which our perceived identities restrict and confine our sense of self. Links UMass Center for Mindfulness - https://www.umassmed.edu/cfm/ The Craving Mind - https://www.amazon.com/Craving-Mind-Cigarettes-Smartphones-Hooked/dp/0300223242

Jan 10 2018

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Rank #16: #106 - Chasing Purpose - with Jeff Orlowski & Jerry Colonna

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Jerry is joined by cinematographer and filmmaker Jeff Orlowski, best known for his critically acclaimed documentary films - Chasing Coral & Chasing Ice. The Emmy Award-winning filmmaker recently received the United Nations' highest environmental honor, the Champions of the Earth award, for his work on spreading powerful environmental messages to a global audience. Believing that film remains one of the best mediums for effecting positive change, Jeff founded Exposure Labs. Self-described as an ‘impact production company,’ their mission focuses on utilizing visceral, honest storytelling to enact change and enable open conversations on tough subjects. In this conversation, Jeff discusses the parallels of filmmaking and serial entrepreneurship, reflecting on how his new projects can generate the same feelings of uncertainty, thrill, and fear that often arise in early-stage startups. Jeff shares his journey into filmmaking and how he sees himself first and foremost as a problem solver. Together, Jerry and Jeff hold a dialogue on Purpose, pondering its elusiveness, why we chase it and the reasons we often seek our purpose in the ‘wrong’ places. Leave us a review on iTunes! Follow our step by step guides: - How To: Leave a Review on Your Computer: www.reboot.io/leave-itunes-review-via-computer/ - How To: Leave a Review on Your iPhone: www.reboot.io/leave-itunes-review-via-iphone/ Never miss an episode! Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date on all our episode releases. www.Reboot.io/signup

Jun 06 2019

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Rank #17: #3 This being so, so what? With Jerry Colonna and Nigel Sharp

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As CEO of a young startup, you can often feel what you are facing right now can make or break your company, can make or break you. And you will likely find yourself in this place more than once. Nigel Sharp, CEO of Armenian based Lion Sharp, finds himself in one of these very moments. He feels the energy of a promising product, and the reality of 6 months of runway. How do you balance the excitement and challenges? How do discuss the reality of your finances with your team? How do you discuss your fears, not only of failure but of success?

Oct 16 2014

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Rank #18: #51 The Love that Heals: Welcoming in Our Shadow - with Jerry Colonna & James Hollis

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“One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. The latter procedure, however, is disagreeable and therefore not popular.” - C.G. Jung Exploring one’s shadow is no easy undertaking. The idea of getting to know what Jung referred to as, “That which I do not wish to be” is rarely considered an exciting prospect. Yet we implore all leaders to be courageous and get to know and learn to work with their shadow. It is only when we do the work to make the unconscious conscious, that we are able to build true compassion for ourselves and others; freeing us to become the leaders we were born to become. James Hollis is a Jungian analyst, author and lecturer whose work has inspired and influenced us at Reboot. In this episode Jerry and James talk in depth about the Jungian concept of shadow, how shadow shows up in leadership, and what we can do once we become aware of our shadow. Links James Hollis’s website - http://www.jameshollis.net "Why Good People Do Bad Things" - goo.gl/cS6kWe Episode #14 Shadow and Leadership - https://www.reboot.io/episode/shadow-and-leadership/ Episode #28 Reclaiming Shadow - https://www.reboot.io/episode/28-reclaiming-the-shadow/ Episode #42 Building Relational Trust - https://www.reboot.io/episode/42-building-relational-trust-parker-palmer

Nov 23 2016

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Rank #19: #32 Invest in Being Yourself - with Bryce Roberts and Chris Marks

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“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” - Oscar Wilde VC’s Bryce Roberts of OATV and Indie.vc, and Chris Marks of Blue Note Ventures both found the standard issue of the VC world was not a fit for them. They both sought out to set a new path, one that aligned with who they are and what they value. In a conversation with Jerry, and each other, they explore the challenges on their journey, and the potential opportunities they have to better connect with entrepreneurs through those challenges. This conversation may leave you asking yourself: In my own work, what are my values? What are my priorities? What am I wearing today? Links Bryce Roberts on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bryce Chris Marks on Twitter - https://twitter.com/bluenotevc Indie.vc - http://indie.vc Blue Note Ventures - http://bluenotevc.com O’Reilly Alphatech Ventures - http://oatv.com Bryce’s blog post - The Peace Dividend of the Seed Surge - http://techcrunch.com/2013/11/02/welcome-to-the-unicorn-club/ Aileen Lee’s article on on Unicorn startups - http://techcrunch.com/2013/11/02/welcome-to-the-unicorn-club/http://techcrunch.com/2013/11/02/welcome-to-the-unicorn-club/

Feb 01 2016

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Rank #20: #6 Do You Avoid Difficult Conversations? - with Jerry Colonna and Carm Huntress

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Do you have an innate desire to make people happy? And does that desire at times cause you to at hold back the truth, out of fear of perhaps hurting others and yourself? Carm Huntress is the CEO of RxReview, a company solving a big problem with big data - overspending on prescription drugs. The company started in January 2012 and is growing beyond it’s 11 employees. Carm realizes his nature as a people pleaser affects his leadership in detrimental ways. In this episode, Jerry and Carm unpack what it means to be fierce, and what’s behind the desire to make people happy. It’s a conversation that will leave you asking: “What if I led from a place where I knew I was good and also know there are things I want to do better?”

Nov 26 2014

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