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Being a startup founder can be very stressful, and It’s very common for founders to struggle with sleep. Not getting enough sleep can not only affect your productivity, but it can also be detrimental to your health. In this episode, Steli and Hiten talk about how founders tend to struggle with sleep and some challenges that keeps founders up at night, how there’s a science to sleep, and how tools like Headspace, Clam, or Brain.fm can help you.

Updated on May 25

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Naval Ravikant is an entrepreneur, angel investor, philosopher and bibliophile. He's a modern philosopher with timeless wisdom, and in this episode he explains how to live a full happy life, free of distractions and worries.

Updated on May 21

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In today’s episode of The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about how to get unstuck when you’re trying to complete a project. Not knowing how to get past a roadblock can reduce your productivity or cause frustration. Steli and Hiten have some great tips on getting unstuck.

Updated on May 20

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When venture investor Natalie Fratto is determining which start-up founder to support, she doesn't just look for intelligence or charisma; she looks for adaptability. In this insightful talk, Fratto shares three ways to measure your "adaptability quotient" -- and shows why your ability to respond to change really matters.

Updated on July 12

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“My role isn’t about seeing every pixel but setting the standard, getting the right people in place, seeing the big picture of where we are going and what we can accomplish.”

Updated on August 26

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From TeachStreet acquisition by Amazon to Dave's current musings at MyPerfectColor, he shares his thoughts on raising venture and why it does not make sense to wait and struggle.

Updated on September 11

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As a founder, creating new things is something you’ll need to do all the time. Whether it’s creating a new blog post, shooting a marketing video or writing a new line of code, creativity is part of being a founder. However, there are going to be times when you can’t think of what to create and this can slow down the progress of your startup. In today’s episode of The Startup Chat, Steli and Hiten talk about how to overcome creative blocks.

Updated on May 19

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Stephen M. R. Covey is a New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal best-selling author of The SPEED of Trust—The One Thing That Changes Everything. He is the former CEO of the Covey Leadership Center, which, under his stewardship, became the largest leadership development company in the world. Stephen personally led the strategy that propelled his father's book, Dr. Stephen R. Covey's The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, to become one of the two most influential business books of the 20th Century, according to CEO Magazine. 

Updated on May 18

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Ryan Hickman (@RyanHickmam) is Co-Founder at Epic AI, a company that helps startup founders with a multitude of AI-based tools, ranging from investor intelligence to decking. Before it, Ryan co-founded MeVee, a video streaming platform that grew to 50k users in 6 weeks and eventually shut down after being unable to compete with Facebook Live. In this episode of the Failory Podcast, learn about Ryan’s thoughts on the idea of first-mover advantage and disadvantages, shiny object syndrome, and his experience with waffles and Alicia Keys.

Updated on May 18

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