039 - Steve Schlafman

Welcome to another edition of Workspaces! We bring you inside the workspaces of creative individuals. Workspaces hopes to inspire you by showing you the toolkit that many creatives use to do their daily work. ☕️

Steve Schlafman is a professional certified coach, angel investor, facilitator, speaker, former operator and recovering VC. He has previously held a mix of investing and operating roles at Primary Venture Partners, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, RRE Ventures, The Kraft Group / The New England Patriots, Microsoft, Stickybits / Turntable.fm, and Massive

Steve is currently the founder of High Output, a leadership development company that provides performance coaching for entrepreneurs.

Inside Steve’s Workspace


  • The Jorn Desk from Inside Weather

  • The Mast Lamp from Article

  • Steelcase Series 1 Ergonomic Mesh Task Chair

  • Samsung - 28" 4K UHD Monitor

  • Logitech 4K Pro Magnetic Webcam

  • Mac Book Air

  • Bose Quiet Comfort 35

  • Apple Wireless Keyboard

  • Apple Magic Trackpad 2

  • Oblique Strategies 

  • Pocket Dalai Lama, Pema Chodron, Tin Nhat Hanh

  • Miir + Topo Designs Water Bottle

  • reMarkable 2 tablet

  • Coaching For Performance by Sir John Whitmore

  • Peperomia from The Sill

  • Lip Medex

  • Painting of Marblehead Harbor (reminds my where I came from)


Be sure to let Steve know what you think about his workspace: twitter.com/schlaf 🌿

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