Podcast

Podcast Summary: This is Kyle’s second time on the show. When he published his new book, I know I had to bring him back on. We had a great discussions about three key points from Chapter 12 of his book: How to confront difficult conversations with employees Give the vision…No…

Podcast Summary: “Better, Not Bitter” is this Founder’s motto. If you are feeling down, overwhelmed, exhausted, or just feel like giving up the Founder game…listen to Cashmere and email me and tell me you still feel the same way. Cashmere’s strength and tenacity will remind you that we all go…

Podcast Summary: Imagine you are from a foreign county and you are in the United States growing your startup. All of a sudden the city seizes your office space and a major recession hits and you have to lay off a large portion of your company. What would YOU do?…

Podcast Summary: I share a common mistake that many Founders make and what you can do about it. Hint…it has to do with change. 🙂

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…

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…

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…

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,…

Podcast Summary: Jay started as a Founder in his garage. Jay took orders on his cell phone while traveling around. Jay worked hard to build Blinds.com to the powerhouse it is today. I’ve been reading Jay’s pieces on Inc.com for awhile. I truly appreciate his practical wisdom, commitment to improvement…