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Why One Executive Quit Business Travel Cold Turkey

02/20/2014 12:32 pm ET | Updated Feb 20, 2014
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If you’d like to have an in-person meeting with venture capitalist Brad Feld, there’s only one place where you can do it: Boulder, Colorado. Last year Feld, who is managing director at Foundry Group and co-founder of TechStars, announced he would no longer travel for business. He equipped his Boulder offices with state-of-the-art video conferencing systems, and now holds meetings using this technology or asks business partners to travel to see him. Feld, who recently wrote about this decision in Inc. Magazine, told HBR why he went cold turkey.

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