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How do you balance it all? Working moms are asked this question incessantly, but it’s rarely asked of working dads. After Alexis Ohanian’s daughter Olympia was born, it took months before he was asked about work-life balance and the inevitable trade-offs of being a working parent. In a new podcast from Initialized Capital, Alexis Ohanian (cofounder of Initialized + Reddit) opens this question up to some of the most successful men across business, sports, entertainment, and more, for candid conversations about what it means to be a father in today’s world and how they balance their careers and family.

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March 12, 2020 42 min

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Chris Ohanian is the founder and owner of Infinity Global Travel and also Alexis’s dad. He opened the travel agency in 1998 and has over 40 years of experience in the travel industry. His background in travel started in New York City in 1980, working for a vacation-oriented travel agency.  Alexis and Chris sit down in Chris’s home in Maryland to di...

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Joel Martinez, professionally known as The Kid Mero, is a writer, comedian, TV personality, and voice actor. After starting his career as a teacher’s aide in the Bronx, Mero later began writing articles for Vice’s music program, Noisey. In 2016, Viceland announced Desus & Mero, which ran for two years. Currently, Mero co-hosts Desus & Mer...

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February 27, 2020 31 min

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Parker Conrad is the co-founder and CEO of Rippling, an all in one, easy-to-use HR and IT platform for businesses. Prior to starting Rippling, and inspired by his own experience as a cancer patient, Conrad founded Zenefits in 2012 to make it easier for companies to manage their human resources, including healthcare benefits. Parker and Alexis catch up...

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February 20, 2020 31 min

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Garry Tan is an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, who also happens to be Alexis’ co-founder at Initialized Capital. Ranked #21 on Forbes’ Midas List of top global venture capitalists, Garry, alongside Alexis, manages a team of eight investing partners with over $500M in assets under management. He previously co-founded Posterous, which was acquired ...

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February 13, 2020 33 min

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Chris Bosh is an American former professional basketball player who won back to back NBA titles for Miami Heat, a gold medal winner for Team USA in the 2008 Summer Olympics and a eleven-time NBA All-Star. Chris and Alexis sit down in Miami to discuss Chris suffering life threatening pulmonary embolisms, similarities in parenting as his grandfat...

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February 6, 2020 35 min

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Michael Kassan is a digital media expert, entrepreneur, and founder, Chairman and CEO of MediaLink, a leading strategic advisory firm, perhaps best known for its hand in events like CES, Cannes Lions, and Mobile World Congress. Described as “the ultimate power broker,” Michael has been named one of the top media executives in America by Ad Age and honored...

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January 30, 2020 34 min

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Scott Belsky is an entrepreneur, author, early stage investor and cofounder of Behance, the leading online platform for the creative industry to showcase and discover creative work. He currently lives in New York where he serves as Adobe’s C...

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January 23, 2020 23 min

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    January 16, 2020 25 min

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    January 6, 2020 31 min

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    January 5, 2020 1 min

    In a new podcast from Initialized Capital, Alexis Ohanian (cofounder of Initialized + Reddit) opens this question up to some of the most successful men across business, sports, entertainment, and more, for candid conversations about what it means to be a father in today’s world and how they balance their careers and family.

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