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Gordon Caplan’s Comeback

Is it possible for America to forgive a wealthy man?
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The Scion of a Banking Family Crafts a FinTech Future

Luvleen Sidhu was the youngest woman to take a company to public with BM Technologies – the owner of the BankMobile technology. This interview is part of a series sponsored by YPO, focusing on women leaders in finance.
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The Billion-Dollar Opportunity In Upstate New York

An interview with Pia Sawhney, co-founder and partner in Armory Square Ventures.  You can also see the raw interview here. This interview is part of a series sponsored by YPO, focusing on women leaders in finance.
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What I’m reading 

A bit about the Greek historian Thucydides, who helped establish what history was – war, politics, and great leaders, who were all men. This narrow view is on display in the Jan. 6 hearings. To watch them, you’d barely remember that the attack on the Capitol took place at the height of a terrifying global pandemic. I went back to Thucydides to remind myself that we don’t have to ascribe to patriarchal ways of thinking, which are old – very old.
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This story from the BBC suggests that only rules of thumb for returning to the office: be transparent and be consistent in what you’re asking of executives, managers and all employees.
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Conservative judge Mike Luttig’s opening statement at the Jan. 6 hearings:
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An old profile of Mike Pence, which is a good reminder that his perspective is as much religious as it is political:
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A business journalist for 20 years, am the founder of Times of Entrepreneurship and the co-author of The New Builders.