By Jerry Colonna Published Sept. 7, 2004 6:00 p.m.
Diversity, that of personality and style, is critically undervalued by even the most egalitarian of organizations. JERRY COLONNA, one of Forbes' Best VCs in the Country and one of the 25 most generous young Americans according to Worth, shares a personal story about the value of misfits.
About Jerry Colonna | A writer and consultant, Jerry Colonna is a recognized expert in organizational development and entrepreneurialism. Most recently a partner with JPMorgan Partners (JPMP), Colonna had been an investor in early-stage information technology companies for more than seven years. Previously he founded and worked at Flatiron Partners with his partner, Fred Wilson. Jerry has been named to Upside Magazine;s list of the 100 Most Influential People of the New Economy, Forbes ASAP;s list of the best VCs in the country, and Worth;s list of the 25 most generous young Americans. Visit Jerry;s blog, “Madeleines” at http://madeleines.typepad.com