20VC: CEO Whisperer Jerry Colonna on How Investors Mimic Aggressive Behaviour To Cover Insecurity and Why Vulnerability is Key To Success In VC
1.) How did Jerry enter the world of VC and then make the transition to be the ultimate CEO/VC coach, aka, ‘The CEO Whisperer’?
2.) What is Jerry’s first step for anyone looking to self-evaluate in what Jerry calls, ‘radical self-inquiry’?
3.) Once self-evaluated, how can one look to be their true self in a world that is not necessarily accepting of such vulnerability, compassion and emotion, for example, VC and startups?
4.) How does Jerry evaluate the current crop of VCs in terms of them being their inner self to the external world? Why is Jerry so optimistic?
5.) Questions from Brad Feld: 1.) What should VCs be spending more time on? 2.) If Jerry could give one piece of advice to VCs what would it be?
Items Mentioned In Today’s Episode:
Jerry’s Fave Book: When Things Fall Apart
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