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Podcast Episode

When Should Someone Else Run My Company?


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We're going to discuss why superior managerial skills don't necessarily trump a Founder's passion and knowledge as a company scales — and how to decide what to let go of...and when.

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Eric Hodge

I remember reading about Sara Blakely in a Grad School Case Study. She brought on her experienced CEO when she hit $3million-$4 million yearly revenue. I thought wow that is pretty early.




Podcast Episode

Am I a Fraud?


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As a Founder, when was the last time you felt like you had no idea what you were doing? Today we talk about why feeling like a fraud is actually a very normal part of Founder life.



Podcast Episode

Work Life Balance


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Stay longer. Work harder. Sleep less. As startup Founders we've all gone through periods where this felt necessary. Learn how balancing life and your startup is actually beneficial for you and your company.






Article

Establishing a Referral Network


  

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What’s a good way to establish a solid referral network?

 

I am asking clients for their dentists’ names and then calling them up one by one. Few dentists are willing to meet me, and I find the process tedious. I am curious to find if there’s another, more efficient way to reach my target clients. I am looking for something other than website SEO.

Humberto Valle, Entrepreneur, answered:

Hello, I’m a marketer and strategist by trade. One of the best in Arizona, where I reside.
I can guarantee you that a fundamental reason is that you are calling and talking more about you instead of them. Do your homework on dental services. Aim for one genuine friendly relationship so that you tap into one dentist for pain points and feedback before talking or aiming your efforts (whatever they might be after all) at other dental offices. Once you know what they need, what they want, what they aim for then you can change the conversation to how you can be of value to them.

 

Another thing is that you don’t call and introduce yourself and ask for a partnership in the first same call. Nurture a relationship, address your goals and purpose of the relationship but don’t press for a partnership all at once.

About Humberto Valle
I help entrepreneurs like you with creative cost effective ways to increase your brand power. I don’t rant but also don’t sugar coat—it’s all about efficiency.


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Article

“Be Powerful”: How the Women Leaders at Plated Built a Culture of Female Empowerment


  

We sat down with a panel of four of Plated’s women leaders to discuss their strategies for encouraging female empowerment and leadership at Plated.



Article

Infographic: Why We Like, Comment, and Share on Facebook


  

This infographic from marketing guru Neil Patel provides great insight into consumer behavior on Facebook.



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