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Google has a secret ‘bench’ program that keeps execs at the company even when they’re not leading anything
Google’s bench of veteran executives and engineers is deep and packed with familiar faces, and it’s no accident. The Internet company’s obsession with prized engineers and product gurus, and its competitive
Every startup founder loves to prompt for questions from investors and potential key team members about their vision, and the huge opportunity that can be had with their disruptive technology. Yet if are
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Over the past 30 years, billionaire "Shark Tank" investor and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has not only built his own companies but invested in over 120 others. In his book "How to Win at the Sport
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