Posts filed under: Startup Leadership

  • exercising as entrepreneur
You know that feeling towards the end of the day when your head begins to hurt a bit and you’re mind feels like it’s turning to mush? If you’re a startup entrepreneur, you’ve most likely become accustomed to the feeling as you work through an endless checklist of tasks to...
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  • sound startup leadership
Introduction As your startup team begins to grow from you and your cofounder to a founding team of intelligent individuals, it’s critical that you, as the CEO and owner, have the ability to lead. The leadership of the company stems directly from the precedence that the owners and CEO sets...
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  • startup advice vision
Introduction In this column, I’d like to reflect on how entrepreneurs can stay motivated by your vision when the times get tough and you feel like you can’t or don’t want to go on. Throughout the first year of building your business, you will hit this roadblock many times as...
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Introduction In the first year of starting a new business, it is critical to create your startup systems and processes so that you are as efficient as possible. In this column, we’ll cover what systems and processes are, why they are important, and how you can create them in your...
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Quick Recap Before we launch into understanding how belief in your startup plays into the first year of launching your new idea, let’s recap. In our last meeting, I spoke about creating a short term strategic plan to guide your actions as you start your new business. It’s an extremely...
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Setting the Stage Before we dive into the first step to starting your own business, let’s back up a bit so that I can better explain how my the theory or method that I am about to present was formed. Around August of 2015, my business partners and I decided...
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Outside of Your Comfort Zone Have you ever traveled outside of your comfort zone? Up until the summer after my sophomore year in college, I had not traveled outside of the United States less a short stint to Montreal for a soccer tournament. I had plenty of experiences driving around...
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An Outside Perspective Everyday, there are new articles, videos, and content published on the lives of entrepreneurs in the 21st century. Many focus on the triumphs and tragedies that accompany being an entrepreneurial force within a given industry and we, as the public, are given a particular view of who...
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I’m always interested in learning what my readers want to see next so I asked you this past week for suggestions. I received a handful of great recommendations and the one that I’m going to be addressing today was provided by Jon Bozzuto, a good friend currently living in the...
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Whether you work for a small, 3 person startup in your parent’s garage or a thousand person company, you will eventually find yourself in a position where you are responsible to lead a team meeting. Dependent upon your role, team meetings can focus on company strategy, addressing a potential issue, or...
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