What Rowing For The U.S. National Team And Building A Startup Have In Commonby@mark-flickinger

What Rowing For The U.S. National Team And Building A Startup Have In Common

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Harvard co-founder and U.S. National Rowing Team member: To be the best, you have to beat everyone. He says startups are full of talented, insightful people with different backgrounds and skillsets. But if that team is put together sub-optimally, the results will be unremarkable, he says. Harvard professor: To avoid mediocrity or outright failure, there are several essential lessons that any leader, in athletics or business, needs to know. The goal is winning, not appeasing egos, he writes.

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