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EP 80: PHILHSC On Why You Should Revisit Old Assumptions (And How To Do It)
Nov 15 • 10 min
Assumptions are the basis for most startups. After identifying opportunities, founders use assumptions to begin piecing together a narrative to communicate their vision. And it’s just expected that each assumption in a startup’s business model will get…
EP 79: Gerard Doyle On Marketing, Investing In Founders And How To Move ‘In Between’ Ventures
Nov 12 • 34 min
In episode 79 of Founder To Founder, Phil talks to serial entrepreneur and Fractal Ventures General Partner, Gerard Doyle.In Gerard’s words, ‘My mission is to help the founders, innovators, creators and dreamers find their customers, to see their product…
EP 78: PhilHSC On 10 Ways Founders Can Scale Wellness
Oct 24 • 11 min
Wellness is a loaded term. It means too many things to too many people. And when it comes to scaling a business and teams, wellness isn’t on the critical path which is ironic given how important team performance is to a venture’s success. Some founders…
EP 77: Ken Wallace On Education Technology, Leveraging Seasonality & Building Great Cultures
Oct 13 • 30 min
In episode 77 of Founder To Founder, Phil talks to Educator Impact Founder & CEO Ken Wallace.Educator Impact is on a mission to support educators because we know better educators mean better student outcomes. Launched in 2012, Educator Impact is an…
EP 76: PHILHSC On The Question He Asks Twice A Year
Oct 11 • 4 min
Asking the right question at the right time is an art. As my good friend Melissa Rosenthal says, it takes practice and when you get it right, it pays off in spades. Over the years I have learned that the ‘right’ questions often have three dimensions; •…
EP 75: Patrick Galloway On Sports Data & Analogue To Digital Product Development
Sep 13 • 29 min
In Episode 75 of Founder To Founder Phil speaks with journalist and Co-Founder of SportsYear, Patrick Galloway. Patrick is a sports reporter with ABC News in Sydney. He joined the ABC in 2012 after five years working with ESPN in the United States. He was…
EP 74: PHILHSC On How To Validate An Idea In 30 Days
Sep 5 • 11 min
Where do I start with my idea?I get this question a lot and those who ask usually possess infectious excitement about an idea, are new to product development and remain convinced that their addressable market of customers is massive.The irony is that 90%…
EP 73: Madeline Green On Sharks, Science & Managing Startup Advice
Aug 27 • 34 min
In episode 73 of Founder To Founder, Phil talks to Otlet and Shark Share Global Co-Founder Madeline Green. In Madeline’s words, ‘When I reach the end of my life I want to be able to look back and know I spent my time wisely, working towards understanding,…
EP 72: PhilHSC On Making Sense Of Startup Advice
Aug 18 • 9 min
Startup founders are advice magnets. Friends, family, investors, self-proclaimed experts and pundits, users and customers all like to share their two cents worth. Most founders I know do their best to balance this advice against their vision but it’s not…
EP 71: Ed Onggo On Music, Tenacity, Loving The Problem & Why Learning Matters
Aug 10 • 30 min
In episode 71 of Founder To Founder, Phil talks to GiggedIn Founder and CEO Ed Onggo.In Ed’s words, ‘I try to live each day like it’s my last, but learn like I’m going to live forever. I enjoy geeking out on all things tech, startups, personal…
EP 70: PhilHSC On 7 Reasons You Struggle To Hire Developers
Aug 8 • 8 min
I often hear that software developers are the most difficult hire for non-technical founders. The process and questions to determine a candidate’s fit is a mystery to most of these founders. And regardless of whether they’re looking for a Chief Technology…
EP 69: Adam Poole On Resilience, Tenacity & The Future Of Workplace Safety
Jul 12 • 37 min
In Episode 69 of Founder To Founder, Phil talks to The Safety Compass Founder and CEO Adam Poole. The Safety Compass is a Work Health & Safety risk management tool designed to help workers assess, manage and avoid dangers in their workplace and help bring…
EP 68: PhilHSC’s BlueChilli Keynote - 11 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Win!
Jul 11 • 43 min
Episode 68 of Founder To Founder is a recording of Phil’s keynote at BlueChilli, Australia’s leading early stage accelerator at which he is an advisor. This keynote is based on this post. ————————- Follow Phil HSC:Apple Podcasts:…
EP 67: PhilHSC on 6 Steps To Repair Customer Relationships
Jul 10 • 7 min
I hate losing customers. And it’s one thing to lose customers if you sell to consumers where the universe of potential customers is high and attrition is expected. It’s quite another if your business sells to other businesses. In these companies, a…
EP 66: Emma Poposka On Blockchain, Resilience & Useful Habits For Founders
Jul 8 • 24 min
In Episode 66 of Founder To Founder, Phil speaks with Bron.Tech Co-Founder Emma Poposka. ————————-Follow Phil HSCApple Podcasts: http://apple.co/2pc0GqJSpotify: http://spoti.fi/2AdJcPHGoogle Podcasts: http://bit.ly/2lGHaPK Overcast:…
EP 65: PhilHSC On What Do You Want To Do?
Jul 4 • 8 min
The punchline: Think first about how you want to be remembered. It will help you answer what you want to do in life.So, what do you want to do?I struggled with this question for the longest time.There was a storm inside me that constantly reminded me of…
EP 64: Jemma Green on Renewable Energy, Blockchain, Politics & Parenting
Jul 1 • 24 min
In Episode #64 of Founder To Founder Phil speaks with Dr Jemma Green, Co-Founder of PowerLedger who raised Australia’s largest Initial Coin Offering of $34M. ———————— Follow Phil HSCApple Podcasts: http://apple.co/2pc0GqJSpotify:…
#63: PhilHSC On How To Move Between Ventures (For Entrepreneurs, Veterans & Corporate Refugees)
Jun 26 • 8 min
This episode is an excerpt from my forthcoming book, In Between.I’m bringing this forward as a result of an unexpected conversation I had with a 24-year-old first-time founder this week. While his venture failed and his circumstances are synonymous with…
#62: Jessica Christiansen-Franks on building a data aggregation business, harnessing the passion of team members and the three habits that make founders successful.
Jun 15 • 28 min
In Episode 62 of Founder To Founder, Phil speaks with Jessica Christiansen-Franks, an urban designer and social entrepreneur who has dedicated her career to understanding the social implications of urbanisation. Jessica has an insatiable curiosity about…
#61: How To Increase Speed To ‘Yes’ Or ‘No’ In Sales
Jun 6 • 4 min
There is only one thing I like more about sales than closing deals. It’s getting a quick ‘thanks, but no thanks’.And when I say closing deals, I’m not just talking about revenue and partnerships, I’m talking about achieving buy-in from colleagues for…
#60: Part 2 - Kim Teo on growth, short circuiting to success and market-place business models
Jun 4 • 19 min
In the second part of this special two-part conversation of Founder To Founder, Phil speaks with serial entrepreneur, Kim Teo.Kim Teo is Co-Founder of PitchBlak, Australia’s largest supporter of idea-stage entrepreneurs. PitchBlak has raised $20M for…
#59: Part 1 - Kim Teo on growth, short circuiting to success and market-place business models
Jun 4 • 26 min
In the first part of this special two-part conversation of Founder To Founder, Phil speaks with serial entrepreneur, Kim Teo.Kim Teo is Co-Founder of PitchBlak, Australia’s largest supporter of idea-stage entrepreneurs. PitchBlak has raised $20M for their…
#58: How Founders Should Think About Money
May 25 • 8 min
The punchline is that money needs to survive three tests when you’re an entrepreneur.I raise this after troubling conversations this past month which left me thinking that most first-time founders don’t know how to think about money.While the reasons…
#57: Marisa Warren on growing women in tech and thriving after failure
May 24 • 21 min
In Episode 57 of Founder To Founder, Phil speaks with Elevacao CEO & Founder, Marisa Warren. Marisa is a global start-up advisor, investor, social entrepreneur and speaker, who is incredibly passionate about elevating women to higher levels and building a…
#56: Will It Scale?
May 15 • 7 min
Investor: ‘Will your business scale?’ Entrepreneur: ‘Yes!’That’s the default answer from soon to be founders and entrepreneurs.It’s obvious to them that a need exists and the prospect of reaching millions of users and customers is intoxicating.But as my…
#55: Antonia Saint Dunbar on developing resilience, integrating parenting with growing ventures and the three habits that make founders successful
May 7 • 36 min
In Episode 53 Phil speaks with serial entrepreneur Antonia Saint Dunbar.Antonia led the design of THINX and was the Chief of Operations for years, and she is now taking on the shoe industry with her new high-tech heels and flats that feel like sneakers on…
#54: Balancing Patience and Urgency
Apr 26 • 11 min
Patience is the most difficult mindset to master when you are naturally urgent. It doesn’t come easily to me or many of my colleagues. And the irony that entrepreneurship is equal parts patience and urgency isn’t lost on us either. I have found that while…
#53: John Bale on veterans, changing perceptions and how to build a movement
Apr 18 • 24 min
In Episode 53 Phil speaks with John Bale, CEO and Co-Founder of Soldier On, a Not-For-Profit established after he discovered a severe lack of support for veterans (and their families) who discharged after sustaining injuries during their service.John…
#52: Overcoming Vulnerability Thanks To Hairy MacLary
Apr 17 • 5 min
Most parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles know of Hairy Maclary. For the uninitiated, Hairy is a fictitious dog who lives at a dairy and embarks on adventures with his friends. Each story is playfully illustrated, written in rhythmic verse and begs the…
#51: Matt Parry on launching fast moving consumer goods into the USA & managing the pains of a high growth venture
Apr 12 • 24 min
In episode 51 Phil speaks with Australian entrepreneur Matt Parry who founded a brand that is taking on Pringles around the world. The Good Crisp Company launched in the US market in early 2017 as the premium and natural Pringle alternative. Today Matt’s…
#50: Reducing Stress In Startup
Apr 10 • 6 min
Stress is an unavoidable part of a startup. It affects team members in different ways and it’s constant in a founders life.There is a long list of situations, decisions and expectations that create stressful conditions. Add fatigue and a perfect storm of…
#49: Dee Deng on reinvention and 3 habits founders need to be successful
Apr 7 • 24 min
In Episode 49 of the Founder To Founder Podcast, Phil connected with Right Hook Digital’s Co-Founder Dee Deng.Dee is a serial entrepreneur who after completing compulsory military service in Singapore discovered the power of online marketplaces. He…
#48: Lessons From Growing Businesses That Failed
Apr 6 • 7 min
Last week I was asked about the lessons learned from growing businesses that failed. At the time it felt like a loaded question but after probing, the person asking the question was curious about why you would do it again. I’ll get to that in a separate…
#47: Kylie Chenn on boot-strapping and building communities to drive growth
Apr 1 • 24 min
In Episode 47 of the Founder To Founder Podcast Phil speaks with Acanela Expeditions CEO & Co-Founder, Kylie Chenn.Kylie has boot-strapped her venture from a $1,000 entrepreneurship prize she received at university into an eight-person team who send…
#46: Love (from fanatical users and customers) is all you need
Mar 31 • 8 min
Punchline: The need to grow companies quickly means founders sometimes prioritise acquiring anyone who likes their product instead of people who love it. They fall for the ‘like mirage’ which is often terminal. Keep listening or read the full post…
#45: Ryan Hanly on managing the unexpected and the value of perserverance
Mar 27 • 22 min
In Episode 45 of the Founder To Founder Podcast Phil speaks with Travello co-founder Ryan Hanly. A former school teacher, Ryan joined forces with Mark Cantoni to create Travello, a social network which helps travellers create platonic relationships in…
#44: The Beginners Mindset
Mar 26 • 8 min
The beginner mindset is an essential belief system for entrepreneurs. It’s equal parts naivety, courage and vision and underpinned by how quickly an entrepreneur can learn. Keep listening or read the post here!If you enjoyed this or any other episode on…
#43: Mike Knapp on learning, China and living through growth
Mar 23 • 26 min
In this episode Phil speaks with Mike Knapp, a former lawyer and ex-Google software engineer turned entrepreneur. Mike co-founded Shoes of Prey, a company that allows women to design their own shoes. He has a passion for investigating new business models…
#42: How To Incentivize A Strategic Partner
Mar 22 • 11 min
Startups often face a real conundrum when trying to align incentives to land a strategic partner. Here’s how to approach and solve this issue.Keep listening or read this post here.
#41: Matthew Barnett on learning, pivoting and surviving startup
Mar 20 • 29 min
In episode 41 Phil speaks with serial entrepreneur Matthew Barnett. An industrial designer by training, Matthew has built a number of businesses that all share a very similar trait, the customer lives at the centre of every decision. Matthew’s current…
#40: Losing Your Way & 5 Steps To Get Back On Track
Mar 19 • 7 min
Feeling lost as a founder happens to us all at some point.You might be being told ‘No’ more than you expect after pitching new customers or investors.You might be seeing changes in your industry and feel that pivot options are in short supply based on…
#39: Josh Steimle on using expertise and influence to drive growth
Feb 27 • 25 min
In this episode of the Founder to Founder podcast Phil speaks with Josh Steimle. Josh Steimle is an author, speaker, and entrepreneur. He has written over 300 articles for publications like Fortune, Time, Forbes, Inc., Mashable, TechCrunch, and…
#38: The Paid Auditions Playbook
Feb 20 • 11 min
Paid auditions are just that, opportunities to work with someone before you tie the knot and become employee and employer.And there are three reasons why you should them.The first is that no matter how confident you are in your ability to hire, no matter…
#37: Andrew Low on moving from corporate accounting and sales to startup founder
Feb 13 • 23 min
In this episode, Phil speaks with Ordermentum CEO and Co-Founder Andrew Low.Andrew started his career as a qualified accountant and CPA and has worked in finance at Unilever, general management, at Suntory Managing Director of Toby’s Estate Coffee, a…
#36: Why Writing Each Week Makes All The Difference
Feb 11 • 6 min
There was never a time early in life when I enjoyed writing. As I learned to write at school, it always seemed more a skill to acquire and less a craft to enjoy and master.Of course, I wrote assignments at school, at college and graduate school and then…
#35 Mark Wales on seeking contact with the market
Feb 3 • 18 min
In this episode, Phil speaks with former Special Air Service officer Mark Wales about his fashion venture Kill_Kapture.Mark grew up in the red-dirt of the Pilbara, a remote desert in Western Australia. He found a sense of purpose serving with an…
#34: 12 Lessons For Entrepreneurs To Carry Into 2018
Jan 9 • 18 min
These 12 lessons come from notes I’ve made each week in 2017. This wholesale reflection helps to make sense of the year that was and gain clarity on lessons learned, ones that will be just as important in 2018.
#33: Paying it forward to Veteran-Owned UK
Nov 28, 2017 • 51 min
In this episode of Founder To Founder, I join a conversation with members of Veteran Owned UK to pay it forward and offer advice to veterans turned first-time entrepreneurs on how to grow their businesses. You can learn more about Veteran-Owned UK by…
#32: Simon Blyth on managing the entrepreneur’s roller coaster and balancing family with growing a venture
Nov 26, 2017 • 28 min
LX Group founder Simon Blyth joins Phil on the season two premiere of Founder To Founder. Simon’s desire to build products that people love started when he was a child living in rural Australia. Today, he’s a serial entrepreneur who works on everything…
#31: How we make the Founder To Founder podcast
Jul 27, 2017 • 17 min
In episode 31, the producer of Founder To Founder Joel North speaks with Phil about how to create a great podcast from a standing start. Joel and Phil talk about the common mistakes made by new podcasters, how to launch a podcast and how freelance…
#30: Jake Dimarco on capitalising on opportunities, learning from peers and the 3 habits of successful founders
Jul 27, 2017 • 20 min
In episode 30 of Founder To Founder, Phil connects with Jake Dimarco, Founder of Spare Workspace. Spare Workspace is an online Australian marketplace that helps businesses rent out their empty or under-utilised space. Phil and Jake talk about capitalising…
#29: Zach Obront on the importance of creating joy as part of user experience and why a bias to action and learning is essential
Jul 27, 2017 • 21 min
In episode 29 of Founder To Founder, Phil connects with Zac Obront, Co-Founder at Book in a Box.Book In A Box provides book writing and publishing as a service which allows busy experts and thought leaders with important messages to share to create the…
#28: Mick Spencer on managing the unexpected, scaling product and culture, and the importance of mentors.
Jul 20, 2017 • 31 min
In episode 28 of Founder To Founder, Phil connects with Mick Spencer, Founder and CEO of OnTheGo Sports. Mick is on a mission to redefine the custom sportswear industry forever. He started OnThe Go Sports with a lap top and $150 in his account and today…
#27: Holly Cardew on the importance of focus, how to optimise for time and the 3 habits founders need to be successful.
Jul 12, 2017 • 18 min
In this episode of Founder To Founder Phil connects with Pixc founder, Holly Cardew.Holly founded Pixc.com to help eCommerce store owners to optimise their product images in 24 hours so they focus on running their business. Pixc was part of Batch 13 of…
#26: Diana Ryall on why expecting the unexpected is important, the value of being clear on product and business model and the 3 habits that founders need to develop to be successful.
Jun 17, 2017 • 41 min
Phil connects with Diana Ryall on episode 26 of Founder To Founder. Diana is a teacher by training, the former Managing Director of Apple Computer in Australia and the Founder of Xplore For Success, a coaching venture focused on increasing gender…
#25: Martijn de Kuijper on the importance of networking, taking advantage of the time between ventures and how to learn from the content others curate.
Jun 17, 2017 • 18 min
In episode 25 of Founder To Founder, Phil connects with Martijn de Kuijper, Founder of Revue. In the last decade, Martin has exited two of the four companies he has started. Today, he is building Revue, a web-based tool that helps people create and send…
#24: Ben Curren on managing the unexpected, how to process being in between ventures and the 3 habits founders need to be successful.
Jun 17, 2017 • 28 min
You’re listening to episode 24 of Founder To Founder where Phil connects with Ben Curren, CEO and Founder of Green Bits. Ben began his software engineering career in 1997 as an intern at Sun Microsystems. Nearly a decade later he co-founded Outright, an…
#23: Jo Burston on overcoming adversity, why it’s essential to focus on the fundamentals when building a great company and the 3 habits that make founders successful.
Jun 17, 2017 • 38 min
Welcome to episode 23 of Founder To Founder where Phil connects with serial entrepreneur Jo Burston. From humble beginnings, Jo founded Job Capital, a full-service migration firm in 2006 before creating claimyourtax.com in 2012. And in 2014 Jo founded…
#22: Rob Kawalsky on growing a venture as a new parent, being true to yourself when making decisions and the three habits founders need to be successful.
Jun 12, 2017 • 38 min
You’ve made it to episode 22 of Founder To Founder where Phil connects with Zeetings CEO and Co-Founder, Rob Kawalsky. From accountant to two-time entrepreneur Rob is building and growing a game-changing conference presentation platform which allows an…
#21: Nic Hodges on the importance of productive habits and how to make the most of time between ventures.
Jun 12, 2017 • 35 min
Welcome to episode 21 of Founder To Founder where Phil connects with Nic Hodges. Nic is a serial entrepreneur, seed investor and a respected thought-leader in emerging technology. An industrial designer by training, Nic’s career has seen him lead…
#20: Sarah Pearce on going into a venture with eyes wide open, staying true to vision and how to manage company growth while being a new mom.
Jun 5, 2017 • 22 min
You’re listening to episode 20 of Founder To Founder where Phil connects with TravelShoot Founder Sarah Pearce. TravelShoot connects travelers with local photographers around the world to easily capture those once-in-a-lifetime moments and occasions.…
#19: Benjamin Chong on the importance of partnerships, why playing to your strengths is essential and the 3 habits that founders need to be successful
Jun 4, 2017 • 22 min
Welcome to Founder To Founder. In episode 19 Phil speaks with founder turned investor Benjamin Chong. Well before co-founding early stage venture firms Sydney Seed Capital and Right Click Capital, Ben helped build online mobile phone reseller and…
#18: Paul Valerio on reinvention, why doing less, better is essential and the 3 habits that founders need to be successful.
May 31, 2017 • 25 min
On this, episode 18 of Founder To Founder, Phil speaks with marketing entrepreneur, Paul Valerio. A scientist by training, Paul has built a reputation for helping companies find their unique voice and create value for customers and users at scale. Phil…
#17: ShanShan Wang on managing the entrepreneurial rollercoaster, the importance of networks and the 3 habits of successful founders.
May 31, 2017 • 29 min
You’ve made it to episode 17 of Founder To Founder where Phil connects with industrial designer and Roam Technologies Founder ShanShan Wang. Roam is the byproduct of a university project to which ShanShan brought infectious curiosity and industrial design…
#16: Adam Stone On The Value Of Time And The 3 Habits That Founders Need To Be Successful.
May 24, 2017 • 28 min
Welcome to episode 16 of Founder To Founder where Phil talks to 500Startups alumni Adam Stone. Adam has been building businesses in eCommerce and Telecommunications since the age of 12. Today he is the Founder & CEO of Speedlancer.com - the World’s…
#15: Amantha Imber On Routines And Rituals To Unlock Potential, Managing Anxiety And Being Present
May 24, 2017 • 21 min
Organisational psychologist and founder of Inventium, Amantha Imber joins Phil on episode 15 of Founder To Founder. Amantha started Inventium in 2007 after struggling to find a company where she could fully utilise her expertise. Today, 10 years later,…
#14: Melissa Rosenthal On Identifying The Right Mentor, The Power Of Reflection And More
May 20, 2017 • 22 min
In this, episode 14 of Founder To Founder, Phil speaks with Southview Founder Melissa Rosenthal. Melissa became an executive coach and founded Southview in 2008 after a successful career in marketing and financial services. Melissa and Phil talk about the…
#13: Sid Minassian On Resilience, Owning And Accepting Outcomes And Why It’s All About People
May 18, 2017 • 42 min
In this, episode 13 of Founder To Founder, Phil speaks with serial entrepreneur Sidney Minassian. Sidney has been building enterprise software businesses since 2000. Prior to launching his current venture Contexti, Sid experienced the ultimate…
#12: Jane Barratt On Building Fintech In NYC, Reinvention And 3 Habits Of Successful Founders
May 13, 2017 • 29 min
Welcome to episode 12 of Founder To Founder where Phil speaks with Goldbean Founder and CEO Jane Barratt. Jane is an Australian-born entrepreneur who started her career in marketing and advertising before switching to financial services to create…
#11: Dave Blakely On Disrupting From The Inside Out, Appropriate Failure And The Value Of Mentors
May 13, 2017 • 29 min
Welcome to episode 11 of Founder To Founder where Phil connects with Dave Blakely from Mach49. If you’re an intrapreneur, this episode’s for you! Dave spent many years as Director of Technology Strategy at IDEO before joining Mach49 where he continues to…
#10: Rhonda Brighton-Hall On Unlocking Team Potential, Accepting The Vulnerability Of Failure & More
May 7, 2017 • 26 min
In this, episode 10 of Founder To Founder, Phil connected with Rhonda Brighton-Hall, Founder and CEO of Making Work Absolutely Human. Rhonda is a human resources aficionado and Australia’s foremost expert in talent and culture and her venture is the first…
#9: Chris Barton On Business Survival, Partnerships And Three Habits Of Successful Founders
May 7, 2017 • 28 min
Welcome to episode 9 of Founder To Founder where Phil speaks to Shazam founder Chris Barton. With over 1 billion downloads and over 20 million songs Shazam’ed each day, Shazam is the world’s leading music discovery platform. Shazam was founded in 1999,…
#8: Georgia Beattie On The Value Of Time, Managing The Unexpected And More
May 4, 2017 • 26 min
Welcome to episode 8 of Founder To Founder where Phil talks to beverage entrepreneur and StartUp Victoria CEO, Georgia Beattie. Georgia founded Single Serve Packaging and scaled the business to deliver wine by the glass in stadiums, music events and…
#7 Greg Nance On Building An Education Tech Venture In China, Creating Your Own Luck And More
May 2, 2017 • 31 min
Welcome to Founder To Founder! In episode 7 Phil connects with education technology entrepreneur Greg Nance on building a venture in China and the power of creating your own luck. Greg is the founder and CEO of Dyad.com, an online admissions platform for…
#6 Adina Jacobs On Playing The Long Game, Reflection, Preserving Optionality And More
Apr 29, 2017 • 38 min
Welcome to episode 6 of Founder To Founder where Phil connects with STM Co-founder, Adina Jacobs. From a standing start in 1998 Adina and her co-founder grew STM Goods to become an industry leader in laptop bags, packs and fitted cases. Phil and Adina…
#5: Saul Kaplan On Reinvention, Story-telling, Thinking About ‘What’s Next’ And More
Apr 27, 2017 • 36 min
In this, episode 5 of Founder To Founder Phil talks to Business Innovation Factory Founder Saul Kaplan. Saul and Phil talk about the importance of personal and professional reinvention, how story-telling acts as a catalyst for innovation and why thinking…
#4: Adam Theobald On Resilience, Being A Father While Running High-growth Ventures And More
Apr 25, 2017 • 29 min
Welcome to episode four of Founder To Founder where Phil talks to Beat-The-Q and Ordermentum Founder Adam Theobald. Built from scratch, Beat-The-Q has processed over 20M ordering and payments transactions in cafes and today Adam’s latest venture…
#3: Jon Westenberg On Thoughtful Content, Psychological Realities Founder’s Face And More
Apr 19, 2017 • 17 min
In episode 3 of Founder To Founder Phil connects with marketing entrepreneur Jon Westenberg about the power of thoughtful content. Jon is the founder of Creatomic and Australia’s most prolific writer on blogging platform Medium with over 110,000…
#2: Stephanie Lampkin On Unconscious Bias In Hiring Great Talent, Blendoor And More
Apr 17, 2017 • 28 min
Welcome to Episode 2 of Founder To Founder where Phil speaks with serial entrepreneur Stephanie Lampkin about unconscious bias in hiring great talent and how her venture Blendoor is tackling this issue head on. Stephanie learned to code at age 13. By 15,…
#1: David Lyons On Networks, Regrouping After A Venture Ends Plus Tesla, Peloton And More
Apr 12, 2017 • 40 min
In THIS, the inaugural episode of Founder To Founder, Phil talks to Peloton Technologies co-founder David Lyons. Dave was the first head of engineering at Tesla, a former Entrepreneur in Residence at venture capital firm Accel Partners and ran the…