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Disappearing into the Fire: Surviving the Startup Life

General Assembly

Saturday, May 14, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

New York, United States

Disappearing into the Fire: Surviving the Startup Life

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Disappearing Into the Fire: Surviving the Startup Life // BUSINESS 81

Jerry Colonna and Ann Mehl

Saturday, May 14th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Are you finding yourself lost in your work?  If you are looking to expand your thinking about success, fulfillment and possibility, join us for a one-day workshop which will give you the tools to:

  • Reconnect with yourself to define the essence of what you want
  • Gain clarity on your goals
  • Develop an actionable blueprint

Jerry Colonna is a life coach who uses the skills he learned as a venture capitalist to help businesspeople. Previously, he was a partner with JPMorgan Partners (JPMP), the private-equity arm of JPMorgan Chase. He joined JPMP from Flatiron Partners, which he launched1996 with partner, Fred Wilson. Flatiron became one of the most successful, early-stage investment programs in the New York City area. At Flatiron, Jerry was responsible for a wide range of the firm’s investments including Geocities Inc., Gamesville Inc., Vertical One Inc., and The New York Times Digital. 

Ann Mehl is a certified Martha Beck coach specializing in life and career transitions. A former executive recruiter and coach, she assists individuals who feel stuck in their lives or simply need a plan to jumpstart their careers. Ann guides clients to listen to their authentic selves and focus on their personal growth. She provides a blend of support, empathy, and engagement to address the mental blocks which stand in her clients' way. Her articles have appeared in Women’s Running, Body+Soul, Betty Confidential and Martha Stewart’s Whole Living program.

Suggested pre-reading:

http://www.themonsterinyourhead.com/2010/01/31/disappearing-into-the-fire/

http://www.themonsterinyourhead.com/2010/02/13/closing-doors-softly/

Crossing the Unknown Sea: Work as a Pilgrimage of Identity by David Whyte

The Active Life: A Spirituality of Work, Creativity, and Caring by Parker Palmer

 

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902 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, 10010

Saturday, May 14, 2011 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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General Assembly is a campus for technology, design, and entrepreneurship. We provide educational programming, space, and support to facilitate collaborative practices and learning opportunities across a community inspired by the entrepreneurial experience.

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