You don’t need to be ruthless to get ahead

Discover what you stand for, align your values with your business, and unlock your highest potential to create true happiness

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About the book

Kind Folks Finish First:
The Considerate Path to Success in Business and Life

In business, we’ve been told to never leave money on the table. Don’t split the difference. You need to be ruthless in order to make it to the top. Kind Folks Finish First shows you that isn’t the only path.

Sam Jacobs weaves practical business lessons with fresh perspectives on how you can achieve success, backed by personal experience building Pavilion into a nearly $200-million business rooted in kindness, reciprocity, and deeply held values.

  • Walk through a proven process to discover what you really stand for
  • Learn how to assume control of your life and how to leverage reciprocity to drive professional success
  • Align your personal life with your professional life
  • Unlock your highest potential to create true happiness

The secret is finally getting out—kind people really do get ahead faster. This book will show you the way forward.

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About the author

Sam Jacobs

The Founder & CEO of Pavilion. He launched Pavilion as Revenue Collective in 2016 and bootstrapped the company to $10M in ARR before taking on a $25M growth financing round in early 2021, led by Elephant Ventures and GTM Fund.

Prior to Pavilion, Sam spent 15 years as a senior revenue leader at VC-backed companies in the New York area including Gerson Lehrman Group, Axial, Livestream/Vimeo, The Muse, and Behavox.

He lives in the West Village of Manhattan with his wife and two dogs, William and Oswald, and mourns the passing of his beloved Walter in the Summer of 2022.