From CPA To Co-Founder To CEO! Ryan Watson Leads The Sqrl Team, As It Reinvents Financial Services: Sqrl Co-founder & CEO, Ryan Watson, started out as CPA and left his employer to start his own firm with two others. They wanted to create a tech enabled service for accountants so they can more efficiently deliver outsourced accounting work. And, they did! The result is SQRL. Along the way, Ryan has learned a great deal about becoming a CEO. He gives us a behind the scenes look at the importance of clearly defining roles and being comfortable not having all the answers. He’s also a very nice, humble guy who isn’t afraid to share with others. Give a listen.
Want To Know What It’s Like To Start, Grow, And Lead The “Instagram Of Audio?” Mike Sarow Gives Us An Inside Look: CEO & Co-founder, Mike Sarow, talks about how he helped start, grow, and now leads the “Instagram of Audio.” Mike is an authentic leader who freely shares his insights about the challenges and joys of captaining a company in the highly competitive wearable tech market. His device is one of the hottest things to hit the market and he shares how leading a company with a physical product is different than the typical software startup.
How Do You Lead Your Company Through Massive Growth? Nathan Tells Us How He Did It: Founder & CEO, Nathan Pettyjohn, was shopping in a big box store and could not find the item he was looking for. So he started a company that helps businesses map their store so customers can have an awesome in store experience. Along the way he has learned some important lessons on leadership. I especially like the story he tells about how he recovered from a potentially devastating failure.
What Does It Take To Start And Grow An Airline? Yes! An Airline!: Co-founder & CEO, Andrew Schmertz, actually created an airline. YES! It’s called Hopscotch Air. And, he talks about the challenges of co-founding an airline and some of his amazing successes along the way. I especially like the story he tells about when he knew the culture of Hopscotch was developing into something that he is very proud of.