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The Coaching That Helped This Nike Exec Start Her Own Team

Stefanie Strack had a high-profile job at Nike. Her 'Jedi master' convinced her it was time to leave.

5/30/2020 5:00:00 AM

Stefanie Strack had a high-profile job at Nike. Her 'Jedi master' convinced her it was time to leave.

Stefanie Strack left behind prestigious jobs in the world of apparel to start VIS Holdings, a business that supports young female athletes. It might not have happened without encouragement from her key advisers.

May 29, 2020 9:00 am ETStefanie Strack is not afraid to embrace risky career moves. But she doesn’t do so on her own.Before leaving a high-profile job at Nike Inc., she consulted with A.K. Pradeep, an adviser whom Ms. Strack refers to as her “Jedi master” because of his wise entrepreneurial candor. He urged her to jump ship and never look back. So Ms. Strack quit to take charge of Rag & Bone, a small apparel company.

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So Nobel. First I sell my soul and become rich then I leave and declare a higher ground. I think that is the recipe You never know till you try !!! … and my own , 'The Future Belongs to the Ambitious' (tm)&(reg.) … Good Luck !!! Why is this news? “‘Male feminist at work convinces credulous Menstruator (it’s a thing now in Canada) who threatens his job to walk away from a 7 figure compensation package to go change world as super-cool ‘Founder’, dumb millennial falls for it, old guy stays put”. Didn’t read, amirite?

Sounds like it's working out horribly... Jedi Master?!? Yoda. You seek Yoda.

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