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  • Silicon Valley History - Part 7

    Silicon Valley History – Part VII

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/History-of-Silicon-Valley-Pt-7-01.mp3Ray Zinn, the longest serving CEO in Silicon Valley, discusses the history of silicon as only he can, having...

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  • Silicon Valley History - Part 6

    Silicon Valley History – Part VI

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/History-of-Silicon-Valley-Pt-6-01.mp3Ray Zinn, the longest serving CEO in Silicon Valley, discusses the history of silicon as only he can, having...

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  • Silicon Valley History - Part V

    Silicon Valley History – Part V

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/History-of-Silicon-Valley-Pt-5-01.mp3Ray Zinn, the longest serving CEO in Silicon Valley, discusses the history of silicon as only he can, having...

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  • Silicon Valley History - Part 4

    Silicon Valley History – Part IV

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/History-of-Silicon-Valley-Pt-4-01.mp3Ray Zinn, the longest serving CEO in Silicon Valley, discusses the history of silicon as only he can, having...

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  • History of Silicon Valley - Part III

    Silicon Valley History – Part III

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Peter-SiliconValley-Pt3-01.mp3Ray Zinn, the longest serving CEO in Silicon Valley, discusses the history of silicon as only he can, having...

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  • History of Silicon Valley - Part II

    Silicon Valley History – Part II

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Peter-SiliconValley-Pt2-01.mp3Ray Zinn, the longest serving CEO in Silicon Valley, discusses the history of silicon as only he can, having...

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  • History of Silicon Valley - Part I

    Silicon Valley History – Part I

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Peter-SiliconValley-Pt1-01.mp3Ray Zinn, the longest serving CEO in Silicon Valley, discusses the history of silicon as only he can, having...

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  • Trey Taylor's A CEO Does Only Three Things

    Trey Taylor and the CEO’s Three Things

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Trey-TreysBook01.mp3Ray Zinn, the longest serving CEO in Silicon Valley, sits with Trey Taylor, author of “A CEO Only Does...

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  • Virtual work creates issues for maintaining innovation

    Innovate Virtually

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-NormWright01.mp3Norm Wright, Dean of the Woodbury School of Business at Utah Valley University, chats with Ray Zinn on how...

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  • Planning for business financial disasters and downturns

    Financial Disaster Planning

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-RobertBarker01.mp3Robert Barker, a tech veteran CFO, joins Ray Zinn to discuss disaster planning for CFOs and the tech industry...

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  • Gloabl technology, nationalism, commerce and security

    Tech Nationalism

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-TechNationalism01.mp3Tech Nationalism is driving China’s near-term goals. Can the U.S. compete and what do startups need to know about...

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  • Onshore or offshore supply chain decisions

    Supply Chains – The Onshore Option

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-SupplyChainBacktoCONUS01.mp3Are jobs and manufacturing poised to return to the United States? What will it take? In this Tough Things...

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  • How startups can make smart product choices

    How to Set SMART Startup Goals at The Idea Stage

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-SmartGoals01.mp3Not all start-up ideas are created equally. In fact, most are doomed to failure. Are there ways to determine...

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  • How to not be your employees friend and still have a good working relationship

    Friendly, Not Friends

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Rob-FriendlyNotFriend01.mp3Entrepreneurs can either learn this quickly or slowly, but eventually they’ll learn or fail. Relationships with employees are about...

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  • Three Tough Things to do to make your business last the ages

    Creating Enduring Businesses – The Top Three Tough Things To DO

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    http://toughthingsfirst.com/wp-content/uploads/Ray-Guy-Special-creating-enduring-business-Final.mp3To create an enduring business means creating one that will last. That is different than creating a startup and...

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