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Welcome to the Founders Club. Lessons from the journey of becoming a founder. From idea to launching a brand, the big questions will be answered here.
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Sarah Muir
What was your biggest lesson in starting your business? Good, bad, ugly, share your biggest takeaway from starting out. Here’s mine.
Tom Kingsnorth
The best advice I can give, is don’t be worried about making mistakes.
Alan
I co-founded Beams. Check out what I learned as an entrepreneur. And thanks Sarah for the invite!
Luke Gledhill
Great beam @SarahPalmPine. I just wanted to say, having consisting consulting with many different companies & brands, I see a lot of people loose focus on the reason they started the brand or product in the first place
Sarah Muir
Taking the first step to climb that metaphorical mountain go from idea to launch 🤘
Pete
Be organised 💚
Alan
In regards of competition
Alan
@stoopz short question to you
Pete
Reply to @alan
Alan
Reply to @stoopz
Pete
Alan
@stoopz
Sarah Muir
I quit. Has there been a moment in your journey that pushed you almost too far and made you question what you were doing?
Alan
Jonathan Weaver
Our I quit moment with Ūmmi Hard Kombucha
Sarah Muir
Founder Bibles. What’s yours?
Alan
I’ve I had to pick one book that was a pivotal moment for me and helped me in my work as a founder
Alan
The tim ferris podcast is often times inspiring for me as a founder
Alan
The a16z podcast is sometimes inspiring and shows that everyone’s journey is unique
Alan
Last but not least the othertone podcast
Jonathan Weaver
The one and only 🙌🏼
@AnnePhilippi
Anne Philippi/ Founder of The New Health Club
Alan
@annephilippi what book / podcast inspired you on your journey as a founder?
Jonathan Weaver
How do you allow yourself to celebrate the small win without looking at the upcoming roadblocks @sarahpalmpine @alan @tomkingsnorth @giofillari
Alan
Luke Gledhill
@jonathanweaver great question
Sarah Muir
Great question Jon!
Mareike Blume Weaver
Thanks for the question @sarahpalmpine
Nobu
Kimberly Kay Scott, IIN
Jonathan Weaver
Jonathan Weaver
How long did it take to achieve success? And how certain were you when you started?
Philippe H
There will be many successes
Sarah Muir
Welcome Nobu! Question on adapting to these crazy times...
Sarah Muir
Welcome Kimberly thanks for the insights
Sarah Muir
Great question Jon.
Sarah Muir
Budget versus creativity. Does one impact the other? Spare Room Studio = IKEA bench, whiteboard, coloured card.
Luke Gledhill
@SarahPalmPine budget x creativity. Stretch what ever as far as possible
Sarah Muir
Send help. Are you good at reaching out and asking for help and where do you turn?
Alan
💯 percent!! Go ask for help every day
Jonathan Weaver
Jonathan Weaver
El Deane
Thanks Jon, here’s a bit about El’s Vintage Workwear 🙏. Find me on Insta @els.vintage.workwear 🙂
Sarah Muir
Welcome El 🙋‍♀️
Sarah Muir
GOALS. Do you set them? What are yours this week?
El Deane
A simple lesson from my experience in business 🙂
Jonathan Weaver
Sarah Muir
Perseverance. The number 1 trait! Good points El.
Sarah Muir
How do you set boundaries as a founder?
Philippe H
Don’t bring your phone in your bedroom
Sarah Muir
Great advice. Phone ban begins tonight.
El Deane
Luke Gledhill
Something I found that works for me.
Sarah Muir
Luke Gledhill
@SarahPalmPine I want to be clear that the time I now have through this routine allows me abundant time to be more creative and to find solutions to something’s that need answers for
Sarah Muir
Jonathan Weaver
Sarah Muir
Sarah Muir
Favourite Founders - who is yours? Who inspires you?
Jonathan Weaver
It might be cliche but it’s true
Dawn Jones
Yvon Chouinard - founder of Patagonia
Alan
Nigo
Hannah Ray
Dame Stephanie “Steve” Shirley. Check out her TED talk and be prepared to be blown away 💫
Sarah Muir
Sarah Muir
Sarah Muir
Shoutout to @lukedaxgledhill and @phil . Morning routine back on track. Inviting others to share your tips for morning routines and boundaries.
Jonathan Weaver
El Deane
Boiling things back to basics (IMHO)
Philippe H
Dawn Jones
Perspective of a publicist
Jonathan Weaver
Sarah Muir
Sarah Muir
Luke Gledhill
@SarahPalmPine love this question
Jonathan Weaver
Brand 🏅
Alan
Product @jonathanweaver
Sarah Muir
Jonathan Weaver
Sarah Muir
What are you reading? Are you good at finishing?
Sarah Muir
No.1 Thing that stresses you out as a founder.
Jonathan Weaver
@rothwellness I think this is for you 😍
Nobu
Adaptability pt 1
Nobu
Adaptability part 2
El Deane
A book about setting a goal that kinda makes you laugh..
freddy
reached the end of the threads. thanks for the insights + keeping me company. books: the upstarts, launchpad, Steve Jobs, creativity curve. founder : Brian Chesky. Design. Create. Loop.