Category Archives: Podcast

267 — Thomas Bradbury

Podcast Summary:

Who among us Founders has not had one of those time periods when someone says something to us that just stops us in our tracks and makes us think more deeply about ourselves? This happened to 2 x Founder Tom Bradbury.

He not only shares how he used what he learned from his first company to create success in his second company, WorkplaceUX, but he also candidly talks about something his daughter said to him that shifted him on his journey From Founder To CEO.

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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?

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266 — Todd Uterstaedt

Podcast Summary:

 

Happy New Year! To kick off the New Year I wanted to help you with a problem that has increasingly made it onto my radar screen…co-founder conflict. In my experience, a large number of startups and scaleups fail because co-founders can’t get along, harbor resentment, and generally engage in unproductive behavior and interactions.

I collected the most common conflict scenarios I have seen and share with you 10 actions you can take to confront and resolve conflict between and amongst YOUR co-founders. Please let me know what you think. And, if you have a story or tip you want to share, let me know.

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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?

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

265 — Jim Ratichek

Podcast Summary:

The path from Founder to CEO is very personal. While you are growing your company, you are changing, what you focus on is also changing, and your interests are likely to change. It’s very dynamic and it can be hard for a Founder to navigate this process. 

Jim knows this all to well. As he describes his journey, “I was trapped a prisoner in my own company.” In this candid interview explains what this means and what you can learn too. 

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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?

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

264 — Jake Hare

Podcast Summary:

Some of the most successful Founders I have met, have had the most humble beginnings. Jake did not have some of the advantages others may have had growing up. He was homeless as a teenager and joined the U.S. Army in order to pay for school. In fact, he is a fellow Military Intelligence soldier who prides himself on being able to “get into the head” of his team members and his customers. 

Jake shares a humbling story of leadership self-awareness that you’ll want to listen to. He received feedback about his leadership of the company that made him stop, think, and readjust…after a roller coaster of emotions. 😉

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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.