Patrick McGinnis is a best-selling author, speaker, entrepreneur, and international venture capitalist (VC) at Dirigo Capital Advisors. In 2004, he coined the term FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) and FOBO (Fear of a Better Option), and since then, FOMO has been added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary. Two of Patrick’s best-selling books include: The 10% Entrepreneur: Live Your Startup Dream Without Quitting Your Day Job, a guide to part-time entrepreneurship, and Fear of Missing Out: Practical Decision-Making in a World of Overwhelming Choice. He is also the creator and host of the uber popular podcast, FOMO Sapiens. Patrick got a BSFS in international economics and Latin American studies from Georgetown University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
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- If you want to listen to Patrick’s entire T4C interview check out T4C episode #965