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How This Cowboy Hat Reminds the CEO of Zenefits That Hard Work Is Always Worth It

When he's not at the office, Jay Fulcher is working at his family's horse ranch. Both take a grueling amount of time and commitment.

This story appears in the October 2018 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Even though I’ve passed my 50th birthday, most days I still wear the Silicon Valley startup uniform to work: jeans, Converse sneakers, an occasional hoodie. But when I’m not at my day job at Zenefits -- an HR, benefits and payroll software company -- it’s an old cowboy hat that completes my ensemble, much to my wife’s chagrin.

Courtesy of Jay Fulcher

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