Are you a member of The New Man Life yet?
Are you afraid to suck or miss out on big opportunities?
Do you believe you have to sell your soul in order to make the big money?
And what’s more satisfying than a long list of accomplishments?
My coaching client Gerry Campbell shares his journey through the early days of the internet as we know it, chasing big money, and what he’s done to bring his life, family, and work back into balance.
In this interview:
- Being afraid to miss opportunities
- Going for the big startup money and going broke instead
- Believing it has to be hard in order to be valuable
- What happened when ego, power, and greed took over
- Being driven by bitterness
- Being called a shark
- Why some move up the ladder and others don’t
- “Why did I get this job? Why are they letting me do this stuff?”
- Learning how to “manage upward”
- Losing confidence – What do I do now? Where do I go next?
- Taking startup failure personally
- Identifying with your failures and successes
- Inventing the precursor to iTunes
- Opportunities at Google and Twitter
- The early days of internet search and commerce
- From CompuServe to Compaq to AltaVista to Reuters and Beyond
- Stepping into the expert role
- Creating from acceptance and wholeness
- Creating meaning vs chasing money
- Worrying less about the future
- Can life really be that simple?
- The guts to live with simplicity
About Gerry Campbell
Gerry Campbell is a respected product visionary, putting his passion to work as CEO, global executive, entrepreneur and successful angel investor. He built a $500 million dollar business within a Fortune 500 company and served as global president of one of the world’s largest news and financial information companies. He is patented inventor of search technologies that are used by almost every site, app and device on the planet every day. He’s led more than a billion dollars of profitable product innovation and business creation.
Gerry is a graduate of The Ohio State University with a BA in Mass Media and MBA.