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154 — Mike McDerment

Podcast Summary:

What’s it like to found and scale the #1 cloud accounting software for small businesses and the self-employed? What’s it like to work out of your parent’s basement for three years while you grow your startup?  What’s it like to wait ten years to accept venture capital money and conquer your fear of doing so?  What’s it like to lead a growing company of over 250 team members?

Listen to Mike McDerment, the Founder & CEO of FreshBooks, in this revealing and candid interview as he answers all the above questions and more.

I was particularly impressed with his story about how greater self-awareness has been the key to his ability to scale himself as a CEO. My favorite quote: “I’ve got to slow down and actually be present in a way that is probably not natural to me.”

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151 — Corey & Parker

Podcast Summary:

Have you ever thought that you and your company would be better off with a partner? Not just someone to work with you as an employee, but someone who has an equity stake in your growing company?

Well, listen in on this very interesting episode as our guest from episode #10, Corey Whitaker, comes back to the podcast and shares the why and the how he developed a partnership with Parker Stevenson to help his company grow even faster.

This is the first time we have invited two guests to be on the show at one time. And, I am so glad we did. Both Corey and Parker get really personal and share insights about:

  • Why having a partner has been beneficial.
  • Can you be friends and partners?
  • How do you make a partnership work?
  • How do spouses fit into a business partnership?
  • Tips on daily and weekly communication when you have a remote partnership.

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010 — Corey Whitaker

Podcast Summary:

Co-founder & CEO, Corey Whitaker, leads a fast growing financial firm in California and he digs deep and reveals his hard learned lessons of hiring his first employee, shares his thoughts on marketing versus customer service and talks about how being stubborn has had its pluses and minuses as CEO.

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