Issue #16: Building A-Player Teams, Kanye & 5 Lessons from Buddhist Nuns

Issue #16: Building A-Player Teams, Kanye & 5 Lessons from Buddhist Nuns
By Michael Karnjanaprakorn • Issue #16

New research reveals surprising truths about why some work groups thrive and others falter.
One of the questions I asked him was how to build a company that repeatedly innovates and stays at the top of its industry for decades, which Sequoia Capital has done. I think this is the hardest thing to do in business.
Over the last 15 years I’ve probably interviewed close to 1,000 people for all sorts of roles. From sales to marketing to engineering to customer service to management and even CEOs and board members.
Fonzworth Bentley explains how Kanye West’s The Life Of Pablo song Ultralight Beam came to be.
The fact that they must face their desire for romantic love by looking into it deeply, and by cultivating love for the community, they are well equipped to answer any break-ups, marriages and dating questions.
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