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Nov 08, 2019
464: How to Foster a State of Flow in Startup TeamsNovember 08, 2019
Today on The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about how to foster a state of flow in startup teams. Sometimes, we are completely immersed in an activity that we don’t realize how much time flies by. This experience is a mental state that psychologists refer to as flow. In today’s episode of the show, Steli and Hiten talk about what it means to be in a state of flow, examples of being in a state of flow, what flow state is all about and much more. Time Stamped Show...
Nov 05, 2019
463: How to Overcome Creative BlocksNovember 05, 2019
In today’s episode of The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about how to overcome creative blocks. As a founder, creating new things is something you’ll need to do all the time. Whether it’s creating a new blog post, shooting a marketing video or writing a new line of code, creativity is part of being a founder. However, there are going to be times when you can’t think of what to create and this can slow down the progress of your startup. So in this episode, Steli and...
Nov 01, 2019
462: Extreme OwnershipNovember 01, 2019
In today’s episode of The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about Extreme Ownership. Extreme Ownership is a book written by Jocko Willink and Leif Babin and it talks about the leadership concepts used by US Navy SEALs to accomplishing the most difficult missions in combat. This book also provides readers with Jocko and Leif’s formula for success and demonstrates how to apply these directly to your business and life to likewise achieve victory. In this week’s...
Oct 29, 2019
461: The Messy MiddleOctober 29, 2019
In today’s episode of The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about the messy middle. As your startup grows, new challenges arise. Processes and strategies that you used in the early stages are not the same pones you’ll use at the middle stages. Adapting to new changes is something you want to get right, as getting this wrong can have a negative effect on your startup. In today’s episode, Steli and Hiten talk about how every company you work on now is uniquely different,...
Oct 25, 2019
460: The Enneagram Personality TestOctober 25, 2019
Today on The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about the Enneagram personality test. Enneagram tests are online tests that can help you to determine which personality type you are and those of your team members. Like any personality test, Enneagram tests are not a science, but it can be a useful tool to help you understand yours and your team members’ tendencies in order to anticipate and prevent conflicts, and create a great working environment. In today’s episode of the...
Oct 22, 2019
459: How to Build a Remote Sales TeamOctober 22, 2019
In today’s episode of The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about how to build a remote sales team. In today’s startup world, working remotely is more popular than ever. And the popularity of remote work is also spreading to sales teams as well. However, having a remote sales team can be challenging and you need to manage it properly to make it work for your business. In this episode, Steli and Hiten talk about how having a remote sales team is possible, the type of people...
Oct 18, 2019
458: The Heart of Your StartupOctober 18, 2019
In today’s episode of The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about the heart of your startup. Sometimes trying to make a decision can be quite a challenge and whether you should listen to your heart or not in that situation can be a challenge for most founders. One reason for this is opening up your heart requires courage, and if things go wrong, feelings can get hurt. In this week’s episode, Steli and Hiten talk about why most people can’t speak from their heart, one...
Oct 15, 2019
457: Founder DistractionsOctober 15, 2019
In today’s episode of The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about founder distractions. Being distracted from work is something all founders have to deal with and, while some kind of distractions can be a good thing, when distractions start affecting your level of productivity then it may be time to make some changes. In today’s episode, Steli and Hiten talk about what founder distractions are, the most common types of distractions, how you can overcome these distractions...
Oct 11, 2019
456: The Fear of Doing Something InsignificantOctober 11, 2019
Today on The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about the fear of doing something insignificant. It’s very common for people to sometimes feel that their ambitions or what they do is not big enough and then beat themselves over it. This shouldn’t be the case, because of how big a goal or ambition is a very subjective issue. In today’s episode of the show, Steli and Hiten talk about why people worry about something insignificant, why you need to define what small means to...
Oct 08, 2019
455: Doing What Scares YouOctober 08, 2019
In today’s episode of The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about doing what scares you. When trying to accomplish something, the fear of the unknown can prevent you from taking action and completing your goals. Whatever it is that scares you, overcoming that fear and completing your goal can only be beneficial to you. In this episode, Steli and Hiten talk about how doing things that scare you can help you grow, situations where being scared can be a good thing, some business...