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Mar 18, 2020
A New Era Of Work | Brianne KimmelMarch 18, 2020
We recently hosted a conversation between Brianne Kimmel, Founder & Managing Partner at Work Life Ventures, and Chris Guest, Lean Startup Co. Advisor, about entering this new era of work and business. Brianne Kimmel shares her experiences on how our current accelerating speed is impacting startups and what it means for enterprise organizations and government. Email us: firstname.lastname@example.org Follow Lean Startup Co. @leanstartup https://leanstartup.co/education
Mar 13, 2020
Combining Passion And Necessity To Create A Business | Jesse ThomasMarch 13, 2020
We recently hosted a conversation between Jesse Thomas, Co-founder & CEO of Picky Bars, and Chris Guest, Lean Startup Co. Advisor, about the impact of passion, patience and a focus on growth that led to consistent, year-over-year growth for the energy bar company. In the conversation, they discuss: - How Jesse struggled to find balance in his life while working for a VC-funded startup. - How a personal need from Jesse’s athletic training led to the creation of Picky Bars. - The benefits of...
Feb 06, 2020
There Is Value In Diversity And This Company Is Diving Into The Movement | Christina GreenbergFebruary 06, 2020
We recently hosted a conversation between Christina Greenberg, Co-Founder of Edgility Consulting, and Chris Guest, Lean Startup Co. Advisor, about how Christina recruited to build a diverse and inclusive organization and how you can do the same. In the conversation, they discuss: - The founding story of Edgility Consulting and why they decided to focus on helping youth-serving nonprofits and education organizations find, hire, and keep talent. - How they examined their own recruiting methods...
Jan 28, 2020
Name The Category, Own The Market | Christopher LochheadJanuary 28, 2020
We recently hosted a conversation between Christopher Lochhead, bestselling author and #1 charting podcaster, and Chris Guest, Lean Startup Co. Advisor, about why category design is so powerful, how to best wield it, and why entrepreneurs should naturally embody it. In the conversation, they discuss: - What is category design and who are some companies that have successfully implemented it. - How category design gets you out of the comparison trap. - What it takes as an entrepreneur and...
Jan 17, 2020
Knowing When To Say, "Next!" | Ralph Morales IIIJanuary 17, 2020
We recently hosted a conversation between Ralph Morales III, Head of Innovation Practice at SmartOrg, and David Binetti, Innovation Consultant, about solutions for some of the trickier innovation puzzles facing intrapreneurs. This conversation was recorded during the 2019 Lean Startup Conference in San Francisco and we’re excited to make it available to you as a podcast. In the conversation, they discuss: - Testing a range of assumptions and knowing when to move from one to the next. - The...
Dec 19, 2019
Analysis Paralysis And Other Innovation Blockers | Michael Barlow, Lucas Dickey, & DeMarcus WilliamsDecember 19, 2019
We recently hosted a conversation between Michael Barlow, Co-Founder & CEO at Fernish, Lucas Dickey, Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer at Fernish, DeMarcus Williams, Director of Silicon Valley Bank Early Stage Practice, and Hisham Ibrahim, Lean Startup Co. Faculty Member, about six rookie mistakes that block growth in early stage startups. In the conversation, they discuss: - How to implement good hiring and retention practices to ensure you’re surrounding yourself with the right team. - The...
Dec 11, 2019
Building A Startup For Long-Term Success | Eric Ries & Alton McDowellDecember 11, 2019
This conversation between Alton McDowell, Co-head of Technology and Disruptive Commerce at J.P. Morgan, and Eric Ries took place at the Lean Startup Conference in San Francisco. Eric and his team are known for creating a movement within the startup community and have helped companies make lasting impacts and experience sustainable growth. In this conversation, he talks with Alton about startup trends, lessons he’s learned along the way, and best practices entrepreneurs can follow. Email us:...
Nov 26, 2019
Advice From An Entrepreneur, Intrapreneur, Investor And Advisor | Theron McColloughNovember 26, 2019
We recently hosted a conversation between fiifi Founder & CEO, Theron McCollough, and Lean Startup Co. Advisor, Chris Guest, focused on Theron’s experiences working in the world of startups and his recent return to the role of an entrepreneur as he launches his new venture. In Chris and Theron’s conversation, they discuss: - Given Theron’s background advising and investing in hundreds of startups, what insights has he taken with him as he re-enters the world of entrepreneurship? - And...
Nov 07, 2019
An Honest Account Of An Entrepreneur’s Pivot: Part Two | Ryan CaldbeckNovember 07, 2019
We recently hosted a conversation between Ryan Caldbeck, Founder & CEO at CircleUp, and Chris Guest, Lean Startup Co. Advisor, focused on what it’s like as a CEO to take your company through a major pivot. This episode is part two of their conversation. In Chris and Ryan’s conversation they discuss: - How to create a culture that gives support to people that want to be vulnerable and authentic for the benefit of the company and for themselves. - The unique challenges CEO’s face and how...
Oct 21, 2019
Advice On Navigating A Pivot | Ryan CaldbeckOctober 21, 2019
We recently hosted a conversation between Ryan Caldbeck, Founder & CEO at CircleUp, and Chris Guest, Lean Startup Co. Advisor, about how to navigate through a major pivot. This episode is part one of the conversation with Ryan and part two is coming up next week. Even more exciting, Ryan is also speaking at the Lean Startup Conference this week in San Francisco. Tickets to the conference are still available at LeanStartup.co. Email us: email@example.com Follow Lean Startup Co....