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For entrepreneurs today, advice on the ‘best practices’ for building a fruitful company abound - prescriptions for raising capital, increasing revenue, and hiring the correct team are often just a click (or the turn of a page) away. In periods of expansion and evolution, founders are tasked with making and implementing pivotal decisions necessary for propelling growth. During these times, it’s not uncommon for leaders to lean heavily on the startup handbook to better understand the ‘right’ way forward; however, as most leaders come to understand, what works in theory doesn’t always play out in practice, and at some point all responsible leaders must consider if the company they’re running is the company they aspired to build. On this episode of the Reboot Podcast, co-founders Chris Savage and Brendan Schwartz share how listening to their instincts led them to flip the script, throw out the startup handbook, and take back ownership of their video-software company, Wistia. Brendan and Chris remark on how buying out their investors released the pressure they felt to implement quick solutions for the sake of driving short-term growth and increasing revenue, and the way in which this shift opened the doors for a more creative and joyful work experience. In this conversation, Jerry, Brendan, and Chris propose an important question for all leaders, “What type of company do you want to work for?” Leave us a review on Itunes! Follow our step by step guides: - How To: Leave a Review on Your Computer: www.reboot.io/leave-itunes-review-via-computer/ - How To: Leave a Review on Your iPhone: www.reboot.io/leave-itunes-review-via-iphone/ Never miss an episode! Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date on all our episode releases. www.Reboot.io/signup

Published on Apr 27, 2019
US English


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