Doing your best work means working your own way on your own terms. That sounds great, but what do you need in your toolbox besides good design to do it? Get a pragmatic, honest look at the formation of a new company that allows its senior people to actually do their work. Hear about what worked, what didn’t, and the not-so-sexy skills you can work on now to set yourself up to run your own show.

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