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The Choice to Co-Manage - Jay Coen Gilbert, Bart Houlahan (B Corporation)
Date: 2/27/2008
Length: 4 minutes
Speaker(s): Jay Coen Gilbert , Bart Houlahan
Sources: Stanford Technology Ventures Program
Description: Find people smarter than you, and hang on to them for dear life. This doesn't just apply to the talent you hire, but also to the people you work alongside to build and shape your emerging venture. Jay Coen Gilbert, Bart Houlahan,
and Andrew Kassoy all co-manage B Labs on equal footing. Here, Coen Gilbert and Houlahan cite the decision to manage as a team essential to the operation's success.

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