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Startup Therapy on Smash Notes

Startup Therapy podcast.

March 13, 2020

The "No BS" version of how startups are really built, taught by actual startup Founders who have lived through all of it. Hosts Wil Schroter and Ryan Rutan talk candidly about the intense struggles Founders face both personally and professionally as they try to turn their idea into something that will change the world.



Episodes with Smash Notes

In today’s Startup Therapy Podcast, Wil and Ryan talk about getting rich without selling your business. They discuss how getting too focused on getting rich causes missed opportunities, is selling your Startup necessary, the cash stacking effect, and spen

In today’s Startup Therapy Podcast, Wil and Ryan talk about getting through a Startup failure. While your mind can make it seem bigger than it is, most people won’t remember when a business shuts down, and that processing your emotions include assessing y

In today’s Startup Therapy Podcast, Wil and Ryan talk about the hard part of being a founder - nobody understands what you do. Founders need people they can talk to about their job, someone mentally and emotionally willing to support their journey, and wh

In today’s Startup Therapy Podcast, Wil and Ryan talk about the cost of ambition. They discuss the levels in which aspiration is achieved, how starting a business involves: a series of unique conditions, the three basic levers of ambitions, and the uncert

In today’s Startup Therapy Podcast, Wil and Ryan talk about the truth about Startup shutdowns. That shutdowns always happen to Startup businesses, several bad decisions don’t mean a complete failure, and second chances can happen when you’ve asked the cri

In today’s episode of Startup Therapy Podcast, Wil and Ryan talk about when it’s too late to launch a Startup. How gained experience equips founders to get through Startup challenges, the liabilities and the stakes involved when founders start late, why o

In today’s episode of Startup Therapy Podcast, Wil and Ryan talk about the emotional toll on Founders when they sell their business, how to spend time when the Startup is gone, losing authority and level of importance, if there’s a way to prepare to becom

In today’s episode of Startup Therapy Podcast, Wil and Ryan talk about using passion to pursue a business, how to differentiate novelty from passion, why founder burnout is common, and why identifying your theme is important before starting a business.

In today’s episode of Startup Therapy Podcast, Wil and Elliot talk about the benefits of a hard reset for a Startup, letting go of liabilities in exchange for a fresh start, and identifying priorities when going through a hard reset.

In today’s episode of Startup Therapy Podcast, Wil and Ryan talk about why founders need to belong in a therapy group, the benefits of voicing out your worries as an individual, and setting goals for yourself, not just your Startup.

In today’s episode of Startup Therapy Podcast, Wil and Elliot talk about how founders struggle to negotiate their compensation, what should happen in cap table discussions, and why founders should rethink how they get paid.