Escape Velocity

When we can take the foot off the gas, at least for a moment, and just…float

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There’s a very specific speed an object must reach before it breaks through a planet’s gravitational field into the free float of the pillowy abyss of outer space.

When things get tough at my startup, I repeat to my business partner the two words that describe this magic number…




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Michelle Loucadoux, MBA

Michelle Loucadoux, MBA

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