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How to write a great business plan - Reagan Pollack

How to Write a Business Plan That Really Works (in just days)

Happy Monday Founders! Here’s your Startup Tip of the Day: BUSINESS PLAN – BUILD WITH THE END IN MIND At most Business Schools, they used to teach you to write a business plan and try to predict it all.  ………. Let me tell you, startups don’t happen like that.  ………. I wrote a 50 page …

Startup Tip of the Day - Creating an Innovative Corporate Culture - Reagan Pollack

How to Build Innovation into Every Aspect of Your Company

Happy Thursday Founders 🙌🏽 ✍🏽Here’s your Startup Tip of the Day: Innovation should never be a siloed appendage; it must be a systemic attribute. What the f*ck does that mean? 👀 Founders and managers, listen up.🤫 💡If you don’t breed entrepreneurial thought & action into every area of your company – from the warehouse packaging …

How to Build a MLP - Most Lovable Product - Reagan Pollack - MVP

Love at First Site

Happy Wednesday Founders! 💡Here’s your Startup Tip of the Day: Love at First Site What’s the first touch-point of your user or customer to your brand or experience? Often times, it’s your website. So what happens when we spend so much time building the world’s greatest widget, gidget or fidget spinner, and our website either …

How to increase your company's revenue or sales - Reagan Pollack

The 5 Fastest Ways to Increase your Sales

Happy Tuesday Founders! 👇Here’s your Startup Tip of the Day: I speak to a lot of founders who have already launched, and are trying to scale as fast as possible but in a profitable way. One of their main challenges is how to increase their sales without sacrificing profitability. So here’s what I show them: …

Startup Tip of the Day - How to use Market Feedback to Win - Reagan Pollack

“In the middle of every difficulty, lies opportunity”

Happy Monday Entrepreneurs! Here’s your Startup Tip of the Day: “In the middle of every difficulty, lies opportunity” – Albert Einstein For every action, there is a reaction. So when we “pitch” a prospective buyer, a potential investor, a new employee on working for us, there will always be a risk that you hear a …

Entrepreneur - Founder - Co Founder- Startup - Reagan Pollack

The Easiest Thing to Do is Give Up

Over 4 startups I’ve been a co-founder of, there’s been so many moments where I just wanted to throw in the towel, and give up. From tech glitches that caused months of delays, to running out of cash when you least expect it, to deals that fall through when you’re banking on them closing, I’ve …

How to launch a new product - Reagan Pollack

Ready, Set, Fail.

Did you know that for the first time founder, a product launch represents the ultimate build-up moment to get everything just right. But for the repeat founder, a product launch represents the first of many, many revisions to get it right. Most launches produce lack-luster results. That’s just what to expect so temper your expectations …

The Secret to Being a Great Founder - Reagan Pollack

The Startup Secret No One Wants You To Know

The best founders listen 2-3X more than they talk. Are you listening to your customers, suppliers, investors, and employees? How deeply are you truly listening? Listen without judgement takes patience, and also radical candor. Much of what you hear might not suit your initial assumptions, or be in alignment with your vision, plan or ego. …

Startup Tip of the Day - Reagan Pollack

How to Hire Your First Co-Founder

Happy Tuesday Today’s Startup Tip of the Day: When you’re in a startup under 5-10 people, usually the first few hires, you need to ask yourself the following question: “Are these people who I need for the long term, or do I just need skill sets today to accomplish a project deadline?” If you’re making …

The 4 Startup Bottlenecks - Reagan Pollack

The 4 Startup Bottlenecks (and how to break ’em)

Happy Monday everybody. 💡Here’s your Startup Tip of the Day: There are four (4) main areas of bottlenecks within any startup company: A. Operational B. Financial C. Social D. Intellectual 🤝Let’s Talk Social >> You’ve heard the expression, “you are the average of the five people you hang out most with”, right? ☝🏼Well, your startup’s …