S1 E26 Sam Jacobs - CEO Pavillion - Proving Kindness Is A Great Business Strategy

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Sam has the distinction of being fired from most of his jobs. He never quite fit in. That's partially what inspired the creation of Pavillion. It's a community - based support and education system for high-performance teams and individuals. He has been enormously successful with this business because he hired people different than him to help him run it. He shares his complicated relationship with finance, how he found freedom and fulfillment while creating a profitable business. Check out his book: Kind Folks Finish First
More about Sam:
Sam Jacobs is the Founder and CEO of Pavilion, the premier community and career development platform for high-growth leaders and their teams in every function. Sam launched Pavilion as Revenue Collective in 2016 and bootstrapped the company to $10M in ARR before taking on a $25M growth financing round in early 2021, led by Elephant Ventures and GTM Fund. Prior to Pavilion, Sam spent 15 years as a senior revenue leader at VC-backed companies in the New York area including Gerson lairman Group, Axial, Livestream/Vimeo, The Muse, and Behavox. He lives in the West Village of Manhattan with his wife and dogs, Oswald winny and Mr. Williams.

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