Happy Valentines Day 2017

To all the lovers and soulmates out there, today is a great day to reflect on your partnership.

Amy and I have been together for over 26 years and she’s sitting next to me as I type this. Whenever I’m near her, I feel amazingly grounded on this planet, regardless of my mental and emotional state.

A few months ago, my long time friend (and founder of my very first VC investment – Career Central) Jeff Hyman asked me if I’d do another video interview with him for his Strong Suit interview series. I did a very early interview in the series for him (Jeff thought it was #1 – it looks like it was #4). I was quick to agree, especially when he asked if I’d do one on Love, Relationships, Entrepreneurship.

In this interview, we cover:

  • How to stay in love
  • Small ways to show your partner that they come ahead of your work
  • Making sure that work travel doesn’t kill the magic
  • How to build a cadence into your relationship
  • Keeping a healthy, vibrant relationship despite the stresses of entrepreneurship

I talk about Amy a lot and build of some of the things we wrote about in our book Startup Life: Surviving and Thriving in a Relationship with an Entrepreneur.

Happy Valentines Day.


Also published on Medium.

  • Brad – as always, you rock. I am humbled by your friendship. People can learn so much from you. Warmly, Jeff

  • jeffullrich

    You guys are the best. Happy Valentine’s Day to you both.

    • Back at ya my friend …

  • Jeremy Shure

    You rock — I love the way you beautifully describe your love and respect for Amy — Happy Valentine’s Day to you both!

    • Thanks my friend.

  • Mike Morrison

    This is AWESOME! Thanks for your honesty. Sharing!