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Thoughts on aligning to someone in leadership who believes in you over focusing on your functional/industry interests only. Work with an SM who is great, they focus on an industry I do not love. See

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If you “hitch your wagon” to the right person it will do wonders for your career

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The right project or person can make the difference early on in your career. You might not love the work you’re doing. But you’ll be given opportunities or promotions that your peers might not have access to

It as a long term investment into my career and a way to grow. Thoughts? Is this common? This person has my back and has set me up for success.

Agree...as long as this person is commercially successful as well as committed to you

Go with the person for a couple of years for sure, while you are building your brand and core skills. In later years you may decide to pursue a passion, but not everyone is so lucky to have that mentorship right at the get go.

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Hate conference calls that drag on for hours.

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What are the most exciting consumer technology startups (<100M valuation) in your opinion?

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