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Optimism in Overcoming Challenges - Rodrigo Jordan (Vertical)
Date: 5/3/2007
Length: 4 minutes
Speaker(s): Rodrigo Jordan
Sources: Stanford Technology Ventures Program
Description: Rodrigo Jordan, Founder of Vertical, describes a challenge in making the first crossing of the Ellsworth Mountains in Antarctica, highlighting the role in optimism in allowing the team to shift their paradigm and successfully
cross an ice valley. Jordan then argues that the entrepreneurs he admires have a similar, paradigm shifting optimism: despite the challenges and disappointments that his colleagues inevitably face, these entrepreneurs overcome their challenges
with optimism.

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