Today's guest, Derric Haynie, is a serial entrepreneur, ex-poker player of 10 years, and self-described expert decision maker. He is CEO and co-founder of Splash Online Presence Management and Splash U, a community of community builders.
After leaving the poker scene in early 2015, he's been dedicated to helping entrepreneurs at the very start of their journey. He speaks and write about growth marketing and the power of building a community.
Derric tells us about how his professional poker career has helped his business, building communities before products, and destroying risk aversion.
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Today's guest, David Cancel, has founded five companies and sold four. He is currently co-founder and CEO of Drift, where he’s helping marketers transform their relationships with customers to drive retention & growth. David previously founded Compete, Lookery, Ghostery, and Performable.
David's parents were both immigrants, and it was from them he learned his impressive work ethic. He learned to find an obsession and channel it towards success.
David warns us against starting a business based solely on an idea, instead encouraging an iterative process that focuses on improvisation and discovery. Then, as a business begins to form, it has to be validated. Repeatedly.
We're going to learn how David found repeated success, about customer-oriented business growth, the true value of listening, and the importance of setting goals.
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Today's guests, Cathryn Lavery and Allen Brouwer, are founders of BestSelfCo and creators of The Self Journal, a powerful yet simple daily planner to help you structure your day, enjoy life, and reach your goals more quickly than you thought possible.
Cathryn and Allen launched and completed a Kickstarter campaign for The Self Journal in Summer 2015. The campaign had a $200,000 stretch goal, which they absolutely destroyed with pledges totaling $322,695.
We're going to learn how these accountability partners became business partners, how BestSelfCo is trying to change the way you schedule, and developing a huge mailing list. We'll also get a step-by-step look at running a successful Kickstarter campaign.
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Today's guest, Nick Kullin, is founder of Second Flight Academy: a premier 8-week 1-on-1 growth hacking and marketing training program for business owners and marketers to learn how to accelerate their marketing efforts while saving their marketing cost.
Nick was passionate from a young age. He started his first business before graduating high school, and quit his high-salary job to start another. Nick is incredibly open with us, sharing a lot about his life and providing a number of solid tips anyone can use to grow their business.
We're going to learn how Nick challenged conformity to find his unique path to success, and get a few tips on how to approach growth hacking and marketing for yourself.
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