Do you find yourself constantly wanting to learn more about business? How to grow them? How to build them? How to make them thrive without you? Get capital to fund your next big idea?
As an entrepreneur, you have to be a business generalist in many ways. Not knowing a certain aspect of your business can be its peril in the early stages. Sure, you’ve got a fancy MBA and have been around the block a couple times. Unfortunately, few people truly know how to build a sales team that can drive $100 million in sales, or how to build a corporate culture that your employees can thrive in.
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Working in the creative and technical space, I get the rewarding opportunity to mentor junior designers, marketers, copywriters and developers entering the workforce. I wish I could say that colleges and universities are preparing students to effectively enter the workforce and showcase their skills to employers, but it seems like higher learning institutions are always about 2 – 5 years behind the curve of what’s happening in the marketplace. Under-preparing college grads is nothing new. Unfortunately, I faced the same challenges as did my peers.
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I often get questions from startup founders that are bootstrapping or have yet to receive funding in regards to how they can find other team members that will work for equity or if I will do work for equity. This request is usually a follow-up question after complaining about my hourly rate or complaining about how expensive it is to build their company, but that’s another story for another time.
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