An Unscripted One-to-one
This true story comes from a tech founder who wishes to remain anonymous.
Most people who know me would describe me as a calm, rational thinker. Someone who tends to consider different perspectives before making decisions, often for a bit too long. Yet, I wouldn’t have become a founder and a CEO if I didn’t take at least some occasional risks. Some paid off. Some backfired.
It was a very stressful day in a very stressful month. I was negotiating a new round with incoming investors who I didn’t like, while considering the layoffs that would be inevitable if the…