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Partner at NGP Capital. Raised in Europe. Sharing my learnings through Notes to CEOs, the bi-weekly letters I send to the CEOs and leaders in my portfolio.

“WORDS ARE WEAPONS” stared me in the face. Literally.


“Lies are the social equivalent of toxic waste: Everyone is potentially harmed by their spread.” — Sam Harris, in his 2011 book about lying


In this series of articles that I call “The incomplete guide to leadership”, I have crowdsourced some leadership lessons from my network as well as added my own. In the third instalment, I talk about how to lead people effectively — even during hard times.


In this series of articles that I call “The incomplete guide to leadership”, I have crowdsourced some leadership lessons from my network as well as added my own. In the second instalment, I talk about how to lead people effectively — even during hard times.

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go in a group.” — An African proverb of unknown origin


In this series of articles that I call “The incomplete guide to leadership”, I have crowdsourced some leadership lessons from my network as well as added my own. Part 1 is about my commitment to leaders and how I think about leadership. Enjoy!


Image credit: Michael Stocks

My learnings about endurance and how to best apply them when building a company.


Photography by Rachel Gimbert

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Part II - The man who saved the world


Bo Ilsoe

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