Ep 39: The Top 3 Tips to Shorten your Startup Journey

PodcastEp 39: The Top 3 Tips to Shorten your Startup Journey

Ep 39: The Top 3 Tips to Shorten your Startup Journey

In this episode, we share the three most important tips to shorten your startup journey. No matter if you are seasoned CEO, startup founder, or future leader – these three tips, what we call a mental model, will serve you well.

We cover:

  • Mental Models – what are they? 
    • Google-like keyword phrases to help us remember and distill our understanding.
    • Begin with the End in Mind
      • Stay focused, understand your goal, but talk about your next step.
    • Slowdown to Speed Up
      • Rather than running or working 80 hour work weeks, slow down so you can find the shorter, quicker path forward. 
    • People, People, People
      • With the End in Mind, Slow Down and ask People!
      • Its not about the technology, its all about the people – your customers, your employees, your investors, your vendors, your partners, your community and everything your business does people are at the center.

About the Host:

Philip Topham is The Savvy Founder. Philip has an inquisitive mind and a passion for ideas. He’s impatient to see tomorrow’s future today. He helps technical founders build the business they want. He helps established businesses tap into their start-up founder to conquer a changing world.  With more than 25 years across start-ups and corporate roles, Philip has been everything from janitor to the Founder and Chief Everything Officer.

Words of Wisdom

  • Ideas are worthless; revenues are priceless; surround yourself with smart people.
  • Life is a journey – mole hills or mountains? it’s your choice.

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