self-awareness

What I Learned from a 60-Day Sabbatical

Earlier this year, a dear friend passed away from breast cancer. Lynn and I were knocked back on our heels. We have had a desperately busy year. So far in 2017, I have interviewed 82 guests. We ran a successful crowdfunding campaign. We wrote a book, Crazy Good Advice. And the year isn’t even over yet! We decided to follow the very advice that we gave in the book and put on our own oxygen masks. As the saying goes, “You can’t pour from an empty vessel.” So, we made the decision to take an extraordinary journey, a 60-day sabbatical. It has been the trip of a lifetime: Portugal, Spain,…

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What I Learned from a 60-Day Sabbatical

068, Founding and Funding, Part 1 | Jackie Biederman and Tony Loyd

Founding and funding a social enterprise: how do you start and what do you do? Every Friday in April we’re going to talk about practical tips to help you become a startup founder and how to fund your dreams. Today, we’re going to kick it off by discussing the series with practical advice. The series will touch on 10 different themes: Personal Development – Self-awareness, self-management, social awareness, relationship management Determine my aspirations – Social impact, freelancer, join a company, found a startup, create a small/medium enterprise, system-wide change Design the business – Customer empathy, ideation, problem definition, rapid prototyping, minimally viable products, field testing Define the business – Business…

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068, Founding and Funding, Part 1 | Jackie Biederman and Tony Loyd