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Chris Voss

on February 18, 2019 in Podcast

Chris Voss is the CEO & Founder of the Black Swan Group Ltd and author of┬áNever Split The Difference: Negotiating As If Your Life Depended On It. He has used his many years of experience in international crisis and high-stakes negotiations to develop a unique program and team that applies these globally proven techniques to the business world. Prior to 2008, Chris was the lead international kidnapping negotiator for the[…] Keep reading →

“Needs as understood”: How to start sales presentations — and conversations where you want to influence someone

on June 25, 2013 in Blog, Education, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Tips

I’ve written before about a student group from Columbia Business School I still contribute to long after graduation called InSITE that promotes entrepreneurship and connects students at several schools including Columbia, NYU, Harvard, and Stanford to entrepreneurs. A recent post on InSITE’s blog by Lukasz Strozek, Stanford Business School 2014, described a challenge common in product development and entrepreneurship. It reminded me of a great solution I’ll write below applicable[…] Keep reading →

Kingpins of Silicon Alley: meeting entrepreneurial luminaries and supporting entrepreneurship in New York City

on March 7, 2013 in Blog, Entrepreneurship

If you’re an entrepreneur or VC in New York, clear off Monday, April 15, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM. I’ve written before about InSITE, the entrepreneurship group I started working with at Columbia Business School, and a friend there winning a competition with a business to reduce pollution. If you didn’t know, InSITE brings together graduate students at various schools around NYC (mainly from Columbia’s and NYU’s business,[…] Keep reading →

Entrepreneurs saving heating costs and polluting less

on June 1, 2012 in Blog, Entrepreneurship, Nature

After my recent posts on the environment, the Do The Math blog, and the Sustainable Energy book I liked, a friend and Columbia engineer, Marshall Cox, is succeeding in a business plan competition to help reduce waste with a company called Radiator Labs. They have a simple idea that could cheaply reduce a lot of waste and make people’s buildings more comfortable. A why-didn’t-someone-think-of-that-a-long-time-ago idea you can’t imagine someone not[…] Keep reading →

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