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Your mantra? My father was at a leadership conference in Barcelona seven years ago and my family and I met him there on the backend of the conference for a vacation.  I arrived as they were wrapping up the conference, and in a classic example of my father’s “pay attention to this guy” move, I was introduced to a 34-year-old speaker at the conference who had already built and exited his first company.  At that point I still worked for Brightree, and while I loved working there, I had this immense pull to build something of my own. I had no clue how to even take the first step, so I asked him, and he told me “Rip the Brakes off.”

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