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Podcast 20: Dr Sean Wise on Knowing When to Quit Your Day Job

Dr Sean Wise, author of the new book Startup Opportunities: Know When to Quit Your Day Job, professor of entrepreneurship and innovation for the Ryerson University Entrepreneurship Program, producer of the Canadian entrepreneurship show The Naked Entrepreneur TV and consultant for Dragons’ Den (like the Shark Tank) is an expert at entrepreneurship and we are […]

Podcast 16: Managing Your Fears of Asking for Money with Espree Devora

Espree is very honest about her fears of asking for money in this show and we discuss ways to manage and conquer that fear. In the pre-show, Lucas and Eliot discuss Tony Robbins and wonder if he has any fears before his big talks. Tony Robbins just interviewed some of the worlds top money managers […]

Don’t Believe Everything You Think

This week I am excerpting a chapter from The Craftsman Founder Manifesto. Fear There is a siren’s song inside all founders that can lead you into the rocky cliffs of depression. It’s an inner voice that frequently says mean and terrible things. It’s an inner bully. You might think: “You are too stupid to start […]

30 Things to Stop Doing As A Startup Founder

Being a startup founder is hard enough, but making common mistakes can often lead to total disaster. Here are some common things to look out for: Stop drinking your own kool-aid. – If you are not brutally honest with yourself, you can’t make informed decisions that will truly improve your company. You will hide behind excuses […]