As a 3x successful business-owner and founder, my biggest fears about having kids were: I would be an absent father I would accidentally raise entitled kids Those two thoughts made me sweat. I was terrified. I was good at business... but what about being a good father? What if I messed it up?
Freemium? Free trial with a credit card? Or premium only? If you’re asking these questions about your pricing model, then - according to Wes Bush - you’d already be on the wrong path.
I love doing hard things. I learned early in life that the more difficult a challenge, the more rewarding. So, call me crazy, but I deliberately seek out difficult challenges. My family motto is “We do hard things”... And last year, I did one of the most crazy challenges yet. I did #75Hard.
Don’t let anyone tell you it’s too late to change your direction. Emily Walsh went from being a ballet dancer… to a lead investor at Georgian, a VC firm that has raised $1.2B across 4 funds and recently added another $850M in early 2020.
What if there was a single number you could measure… one number that you focus all of your attention on... And it would make your business rain revenue like never before?
“How many mermaid tails do you think are sold every year globally?” It wasn’t a question I expected to be asked by a SaaS founder. I guessed 50 million.
I grew up an introvert. Hunched over behind a computer in the late 90s, writing lines of code, hoping I never had to talk to anybody. If you would have told me that one-day people would pay me $10,000+ to give a keynote presentation to an audience of hundreds… I would have laughed my ass off and called you an offensive word. ...Then I would have vomited. Right on the floor. Public speaking TERRIFIED the absolute %^&* out of me!