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“It’s about going into that room and making everyone believe you are the coolest person they met that day for the sheer fact that you are probably vastly different than what they see on a daily basis. . . . You come in with that, and it helps you maintain that strength and that belief in yourself.”

Kathryn Finney, founder and managing partner of the venture fund Genius Guild on maintaining a sense of self-worth amid setbacks in a recent Author Talks interview

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