Dan Schulman is the CEO of online payment company PayPal, sure. But he also practices Krav Maga, a style of martial arts used by the Israeli military. Heres what Schulman says about how business and Krav Maga overlap: But the overrunning philosophy of Krav is that the best way to win a fight is to not get into a fight. Its very Zen in that way. How do you de-escalate situations? We spend a lot of time thinking about that. Its translated into the way that I think about business as well. When we started partnering with Visa and Mastercard and JPMorgan Chase and Citi, nobody ever thought that PayPal would be allies with those companies. That would always be an uneasy friend relationship. But my view is, “How do you give customers the choice they want, and...
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