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Ryan Stewman | How to Close More Sales

Hi All! Here is my weekly email with some insights and ideas pulled from conversations I had on my podcast. Sponsor: Success Story Podcast Stories worth telling. Join Scott D. Clary on the Success Story Podcast, as he sits down with leaders and mentors and unpacks their story to help pass those lessons onto others through both experiences and tactical strategy for…
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December 7, 2022
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Brian Scudamore | Scaling Secrets: It’s All About People

Hi All! Here is my weekly email with some insights and ideas pulled from conversations I had on my podcast. Sponsor: Success Story Podcast Stories worth telling. Join Scott D. Clary on the Success Story Podcast, as he sits down with leaders and mentors and unpacks their story to help pass those lessons onto others through both experiences and tactical strategy for…
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December 7, 2022
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Julia Boorstin | More Than Just A Pay Gap: Imbalances in VC Investing

Hi All! Here is my weekly email with some insights and ideas pulled from conversations I had on my podcast. Sponsor: Success Story Podcast Stories worth telling. Join Scott D. Clary on the Success Story Podcast, as he sits down with leaders and mentors and unpacks their story to help pass those lessons onto others through both experiences and tactical strategy for…
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December 7, 2022
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Jose Muñoz | Pushing the Boundaries: Healing Mental Health with Psychedelics

Hi All! Here is my weekly email with some insights and ideas pulled from conversations I had on my podcast. Sponsor: Success Story Podcast Stories worth telling. Join Scott D. Clary on the Success Story Podcast, as he sits down with leaders and mentors and unpacks their story to help pass those lessons onto others through both experiences and tactical strategy for…
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November 27, 2022
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Entrepreneurship Requires Contrarian Thinking (5 Examples)

Building a business is hard. The requirement to apply contrarian thinking to (seemingly) obvious business rules makes it even harder. Here are 5 paradoxical problems all entrepreneurs need to overcome (as often as possible). The Guess Entrepreneurs are self-believing people who take action. But when funded by VC’s, entrepreneurs are stressed, revenue milestones are forced and everything is optimized for…
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November 26, 2022
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How Twitter Can Work With Only 50 People (Elon’s Layoffs)

When Elon bought Twitter they had 7500 employees. He fired 50% of their workforce. Another 1200 left after he told them he was going to make Twitter “Extremely Hardcore”. Less than 2900 remain. How can 2900 do the same job as 7500? Price’s Law Derek Price, a British physicist, historian and scientist discovered something interesting about his peers. There were…
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November 26, 2022
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Most Entrepreneurs Fail

Want to start a company? It takes a special kind of person to be a successful founder. Most people fail…. here’s 5 reasons why. 1. An ideal founder is a convergence of the 4C’s: Curiosity, Commitment, Creativity, and Confidence. (Greg Pass) They form the foundation of self-reinvention in the face of challenges and market evolution. 4Cs prioritizes multifaceted over multifocal…
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November 26, 2022
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The World Is Complex

The world is complex. We need to understand big ideas to make better decisions. Critical thinking is an art, and mental models are the brush that allows us to unpack complex, yet fundamental ideas. Here are 5 that are critical for your business to succeed. 1. Schlep Blindness (Paul Graham) In an era when growth hacking is mainstream, learn that…
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November 26, 2022
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Startups Are Tough

Startups are tough, but you don’t have to reinvent the wheel. There’s some proven rules that universally apply that will make building 10x easier. If you’re a startup founder or entrepreneur, you need to live by these 6 commandments. 1. The 80/20 Principle: When you start a business, you work 80% ON it (Production, Sales, Marketing) and 20% IN it…
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November 26, 2022
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Stop Overcomplicating Entrepreneurship

One of the biggest mistakes budding entrepreneurs make is thinking that they need to innovate — meaning create something entirely new — to make a name for themselves. They try building a new product, with a new method and a new strategy. But that’s a myth, illustrated by the hordes of successful entrepreneurs out successfully pursuing simpler, lucrative opportunities that often involve the reinvigoration…
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November 26, 2022
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