The Hard Way w/ Joe De Sena

“Someone took the hand you’re complaining about and won with it” said John Henry. A Dominican-American entrepreneur and investor. Henry has been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30, Inc 30 Under 30, Adweek Creative 100, The Root 100, and Ebony Power 100 lists. John Henry,  Cofounder and Co-CEO of Loop, and Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan, talk about what makes a win.  The hand?  The player? The game?  All three?

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Joe De Sena’s Parenting book “10 Rules for Mental Toughness for Families”

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Producer – Marion Abrams,

Host: Joe De Sena

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