031 — Sara Margulis

Podcast Summary:

Sara Margulis, Co-founder & CEO of Honeyfund and Plumfund, is a Shark Tank alum who struck a deal with Kevin O’Leary for an investment that did not include giving away equity. Sara and her husband, Josh, have built a powerful platform that helps couples kick off their new life together with great honeymoon experiences. Sara openly shares how challenging it was to hire their first employee  and become the visionary and leader of the company and not do the “day to day” things. Her motto, “successful people do the hard things first.” I think it is wise advice. After listening to her interview, what do you think?

Click to Tweet Sara Margulis, Co-founder & CEO of Honeyfund and Plumfund and Shark Tank alum, shares how difficult it is to hire the first person. https://fromfoundertoceo.com/?p=702


Name: Sara Margulis, Co-founder & CEO

Company: Honeyfund

Powerful Promise of Value: Honeyfund’s #1 online wedding gift registry makes it easy to give and receive the perfect wedding gift — one that reflects your unique style and makes giving fun for your wedding guests.

Headquartered In: Sebastopol, California (Sonoma Wine Country)

Blind Spot: “…making sure I am managing all parts of the company… ”

Banish Your Business Building Blindspot!

Favorite Resources for Productivity:  Learning time management from David Allen, author of the book, “Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity .” Perry Marshall expertise also helps Sara and Josh with marketing and hiring.

Favorite Resources that helps with the Founder to CEO role shift: Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence (Daniel Goleman)

Favorite Founders: Kevin O’Leary

Sara’s Interview on Huffington Post: Click here

Sara’s Blog Post, “Five Secrets I’d Never Tell Kevin O’Leary… Until Now,” on Huffington Post: Click here

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Kevin O’Leary, Sara Margulis, and Arianna Huffington

Contacts: [email protected], www.honeyfund.comwww.plumfund.com

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