Lost Moments

Robert Sweeney discusses getting fired as the Founder/CEO of Numetric, his rise in the influencer space, and his views on work/life balance.


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Robert Sweeney


Robert Sweeney is a top developer, influencer, and 2019 LinkedIn TopVoice. He has worked at Microsoft and Netflix, and has co-founded three companies.

We were going to discuss executive compensation, and they had my severance letter for me. They were firing me
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The toughest part of that is I had made all of these sacrifices personally. The money — I can accept that. What I can’t accept is that I gave up on those moments with my kids and my wife.

Having a successful startup, having my name in lights, making billions of dollars at an exit — it’s just not worth it.
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