240 — Rand Fishkin

Podcast Summary:

If you have not had a chance to read Rand’s book, “Lost and Founder,” then listen to this interview and you’ll hear lots of reasons to do so. Rand is super transparent about:

  • His depression and what he recommends to other Founders who may suffer from this
  • Why it’s so important to exit team members who may not be a good culture fit for your startup
  • Why it’s so important to become a self-aware Founder and how Rand discovered how his disliked direct sales
  • Answering this question: Why do Founders have to be always positive even during challenging times?

Rand is kind, transparent and very gracious with his experiences and insights. I think you’ll get a lot out of this interview.

Click to Tweet @randfish - 'There's also a lot of cultural pressure to look more impressive than you are...to put on this mask of I'm crushing it.' https://fromfoundertoceo.com/?p=3693

 

Name: Rand Fishkin

Company: MozSparkToro

Headquartered In: Seattle, Washington

Powerful Promise of Value: Moz builds tools that make SEO, inbound marketing, link building, and content marketing easy. SparkToro makes it easier to discover the websites, blogs, podcasts, social accounts, and publications that reach your audience.

Rand’s Book: Lost and Founder: A Painfully Honest Field Guide to the Startup World

Contact: Website: www.moz.com, www.sparktoro.com. (Twitter) @randfish

Sponsored by: Trail Team 10

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10 Top Founders Reveal Their Secrets to Scaling Up

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book-image

10 Top Founders Reveal Their Secrets to Scaling Up

Did you know that fewer than 25% of Founding CEOs have led their companies to initial public offerings?

Download the PDF today!

You’ll also receive our ezine full of podcast updates and tips and tricks from Todd.