How Prenups & Roleplay are Good for Business with Executive Coach Alisa Cohn

How Prenups & Roleplay are Good for Business with Executive Coach Alisa Cohn

Named the Top Startup Coach in the World at the Thinkers50/Marshall Goldsmith Global Coaches Awards in London, Alisa Cohn has been coaching startup founders to grow into world-class CEOs for nearly 20 years. Her new book, “From Start-up to Grown-Up”, shares Alisa’s knowledge & experience from working with executives at companies like Etsy, Venmo, and DraftKings & coaching them to become the influential leaders they are today.

Alisa Cohn

Alisa Cohn

Alisa Cohn is an executive coach for top startups including Venmo, DraftKings, and Etsy. Her new book, 'From Start-up to Grown-Up", shares Alisa’s knowledge & experience from working with executives at companies like Etsy, Venmo, and DraftKings to help them grow into the influential leaders they are today. 

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In this episode, we discuss:

  • The right and wrong ways to lead a team
  • The importance of cofounder prenups 
  • Creating psychological safety at a company
  • How role-playing might be the secret to navigating tough conversations
  • Tips to make meetings more effective and less painful

 

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