Napala Pratini73

Napala Pratini

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Napala is a consultant to early-stage technology companies. Prior to going independent, Napala led marketing initiatives across both consumer and B2B fintech for employers including NerdWallet and Earnest. In past lives she was a ballet dancer and a cancer researcher.

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5 Strategies to Motivate an Apathetic Team Member

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How to Explain in a Job Interview Why You Were Let Go from Your Last Job

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What to Do If You're Asked an Inappropriate (or Illegal) Question During a Job Interview

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How to Work Remotely and Keep Your Sanity

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What to Avoid in Your Interview Follow-Up Email

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How to Get Your Team Excited About Your Next Meeting

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What Game of Thrones Teaches Us About Job Interviews

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