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I shape serendipity connecting and illuminating the dots that matter using deep relationship capital and personal brand to help scale early stage and growth stage startups. Deliverables include sharpened business strategy with right product market fit for GTM, enhance pitch then help close funding ( seed to Series A sweet spot ) then operational role typically Chief Partnerships Officer for smart tactical execution to close deals faster and better.

Advising startups for 25 years ( past 10 in AI ) and specialize in AI for Healthcare i.e. Mental Health &  Wellness ( Functional & Lifestyle Medicine )  Brain Care, Precision Nutrition,  Digital therapeutics using GenerativeAI, BiologicalAI, EmotionAI, Augmented Intelligence for Futureofwork










I 'walk my talk' as practitioner of FierceConversations with “unfuckwithability a sense of assuredness that defies fear, rejection, that can't shake your core beliefs. As LifeLong  ‘Intentional Learner' I treat every experience to learn with curious and growth mindset where intelligence can be nurtured, expanded, changed over time analogous to a 'Renaissance man' 

20 Things That Set Highly Adaptable People Apart ( must have for successful startup )

8 traits of people who never quit, no matter how hard life gets
10 things only emotionally intelligent people notice about others

People with these 10 personality traits can overcome just about anything

How to #scale your early stage #AI #startup in smart, fast, better way

The 3 Elements of Trust that personifies me so why AI startups seek me out to become advisor

#ChatGPT is fascinating tool so here's what you need to know 

Bullshit receptivity associated with poorer metacognitive accuracy and illusory feelings of success 

Hiring People

VCs don’t add as much value as they think

Our big problem is not misinformation; it’s knowingness 

Five Key Traits of Top Performers 
1. Chemistry + Authenticity 

2. Integrity + Empathy with credibility 
3. Critical Thinking + Judgement
4. Fluid Intelligence with Conviction
5. Passion 

Understanding lets you transfer knowledge to new domains with fluid intelligence because strongest careers are non-linear driven by ‘intentional learning’ and reinvention several times to adapt and stay relevant for #futureofwork

More About Me

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The ‘flow state’: Where creative work thrives
Flow is an intense state that leads to a sense of ecstasy and clarity where you know exactly what you want to do from one moment to the other and some of us know how hack ‘the zone’ 😉

The individual’s ability to cope with uncertainty with more resilience through self-knowledge and robust emotional and cognitive flexibility in the face of disappointment and change is must have for startups or you will likely fail !

Why leaders are such bad judges of character and consistently promote the wrong people 
the more senior you get the better you think judging character but opposite is true and they promote "takers" even though "givers" are better performers

1. They're not perfectionists
2. They know how to balance work and play
3. They embrace change
4. They don't get easily distracted
5. They're empathetic
6. They know their strengths and weaknesses
7. They're self-motivated
8. They don't dwell in the past
9. They focus on the positive
10. They set boundaries

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Gravitas is authenticity and understanding your real self, including deep-level thought, emotions, beliefs, values, then acting in a way that reflects
1) Be clear about what you want
2) Be open to feedback
3) Have broader conversations
4) Commit to integrity

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