Posts tagged startup
Reality Sucks, Sleep Suffers..

Zach, Steve, and I worked for free for a few years, and then in year 3 we started paying ourselves about $500 every two weeks. Don't waste money and time on something you don't understand, paying for consulting will yield dividends in the long run.

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Mistakes

You can't avoid them all. They will happen and they'll be painful AF. Prepare yourself to accept the consequences. Prepare yourself to accept the consequences, communicate with your team, and apologize,

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Prepare To Invest

What level of investment and sacrifice are you willing to offer to make your dream a reality? It’s going to be a long process of time and energy to really make something truly work, with intense effort daily, month after month.

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The Toll Goes Up As..

Accountability only comes from clarity of the original expectations. If everybody is responsible, then nobody is responsible. When people understand the why behind the what, they will figure out the how.

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Is Overnight Success Possible?

You have an opportunity today to choose your direction. You can become an overnight success by transforming yourself, but building a company requires time, hard work, and intentional decision making.

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2 Books Could Change Your Company Forever

I came across some books that truly changed me. The Books that I recommend as truly Foundational books for Every Entrepreneur and are must-read bibles for scaling your company. These books condense years of knowledge into the simplest form of the game.

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Accountability In The Office

Accountability only comes from clarity of the original expectations. If everybody is responsible, then nobody is responsible. When people understand the why behind the what, they will figure out the how.

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You Either Handle..

We have so many things attacking our thought processes every day that our system never gets a chance to rest. Here are some things that have worked for me over the last few months.

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It Takes 3 Years To Figure Out...

Yet, if you never try and never give it your all... you will never know and never grow to your future potential.. If you Try and FAIL after you have given it your all, you will have Grown massively. YOUR BELIEF IN OTHERS WILL CHANGE.

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They Are Going To Think..

Sometimes, the people that love us are not going to understand us best. You may be lit up by this fire inside you that just pushes you to seek... You have to move forward even if you are not supported.

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Failure Is Inevitable

You constantly have to course correct. Cause You Don’t Know What you Don’t Know. You and I must be able to learn and relearn, fall and get back up. Give yourself permission to fail.

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Habits Always Drive You

You’ve got routines whether you like it or not. It’s very important you become aware of those routines, and do everything you can to make sure they’re getting the results you want.

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The Big Order You've Dreamed of May Bankrupt You

It’s not always about hitting the ball out of the park. Sometimes a base hit is all you need for the win. Incremental growth is what you need. Small victories daily, monthly and quarterly is where it’s at.

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Pain Becomes Business

How can you teach from the pain that you've experienced to build your brand and sell something that may impact other people’s lives? The pain you have gone through has put you in a place where you can provide others with a PATH that they cannot see but you can.

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It's Impossible To Succeed Alone

One of the best business decisions I’ve made was to invest in coaches. A good business coach can help you see the possibilities, especially, those who have gone through the hell you are going through right now.

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Staff Your Weakness

Where do you suck and where do you need to go right now to find the support you need in your life to staff your weaknesses? I know I need to go out and staff those weaknesses. Everywhere I go, I try to find the best people I can. Your team will trust you as much as you trust yourself.

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Do Yourself A Huge Favor

Where are you at now if we were to look at your finances? Have you taken the time to educate yourself in these areas? Do you know the tax code for your business? Do yourself a huge favor and educate YOURSELF.

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Passion Or Stability?

Passion or stability? Chase after BOTH. Who do you have to become to follow your calling without compromising your stability?

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Do I need to write a business plan?

A business plan is not necessary but it's a great exercise to get clear. Dive deep into the marketing costs, startup expenses, insurance and employee expenditures Either way, your business will take More Money, More Energy and More Time than what you initially thought.

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What Are Some Major Mistakes Startups Should Avoid?

As an entrepreneur, you must be a seeker of knowledge. I believe that it's critical to surround yourself with expertise in an area of weakness. It also helps to surround yourself with others who have accomplished what you wish to accomplish.

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