31 episodes

The Most Awesome Founder Podcast is a show about entrepreneurs, innovators, advisors, and educators, and the stories that make them who they are today. We are brought to you by the WHU–Otto Beisheim School of Management Entrepreneurship Center in beautiful Vallendar, Germany.

The Most Awesome Founder Podcast Gerrit McGowan

    • Business
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The Most Awesome Founder Podcast is a show about entrepreneurs, innovators, advisors, and educators, and the stories that make them who they are today. We are brought to you by the WHU–Otto Beisheim School of Management Entrepreneurship Center in beautiful Vallendar, Germany.

    EP 31 - Peak Performance for Entrepreneurs with Eric Partaker

    EP 31 - Peak Performance for Entrepreneurs with Eric Partaker

    In this episode, we introduce Eric Partaker, entrepreneur, peak performance coach, early employee at Skype, founder of UK restaurant group, Chilango, and author of The 3 Alarms: A Simple System to Transform Your Health, Wealth, and Relationships Forever.

    • 45 min
    EP 30 - WHU Accelerator Team Introduction (2/2)

    EP 30 - WHU Accelerator Team Introduction (2/2)

    We’re doing things a little bit different in this week’s episode. Today, we are introducing not one founder, but many. As you may have heard, on May 17 we launched the first cohort of the inaugural WHU Startup Accelerator.

    So in this episode, we’ll be introducing you to the 4 remaining, inspiring teams we selected, their founders, the problem they are solving, their purpose for being, and the paths they have chosen to get to market as effectively and efficiently as possible.

    • 47 min
    EP 29 - WHU Accelerator Team Introduction (1/2)

    EP 29 - WHU Accelerator Team Introduction (1/2)

    We’re doing things a little bit different in this week’s episode. Today, we are introducing not one founder, but many. As you may have heard, on May 17 we are launching the first cohort of the inaugural WHU Startup Accelerator.

    So for the next two episodes of our podcast, we’ll be introducing you to the 8 inspiring teams we selected, their founders, the problem they are solving, their purpose for being, and the paths they have chosen to get to market as effectively and efficiently as possible.

    • 44 min
    EP 28 - Design Thinking with Alex Grots

    EP 28 - Design Thinking with Alex Grots

    In this episode we introduce Alex Grots - entrepreneur, innovator, creator, and expert in the art and craft of Design Thinking. We discuss Alex’s fascinating career from being a paramedic to working in the music industry; from building his first startup during the dot-com bubble to leading world-famous design agency IDEO in Germany; and from co-founding the high-growth IoT-venture ProGlove to advising innovation projects across the globe.

    • 47 min
    EP 27 - Mastering Communications for Startups with Oliver Aust

    EP 27 - Mastering Communications for Startups with Oliver Aust

    In this episode we introduce Oliver Aust, one of Europe’s leading communications and personal branding experts, and former Head of Communications at Easyjet.

    He is the founder and CEO of Eo Ipso Communications, co-host of Speak Like a CEO, the category-defining podcast on CEO communications and author of the international bestseller "Unignorable".

    • 51 min
    EP 26 - Finding Flow as a Founder with Valerie Bures-Bönström

    EP 26 - Finding Flow as a Founder with Valerie Bures-Bönström

    In this episode, we introduce Valerie Bures-Bönström, mother of three, pursuing her Ph.D. in Computer Science, cofounder of Mrs. Sporty Fitness Clubs, founder/CEO of Pixformance Sports, and now, founder/CEO of interactive fitness mirror company, Vaha.

    We’re discussing Valerie's founder journey, her passion for the fitness industry, the analogs between athletics and entrepreneurship, and one of Gerrit's favourite topics, flow.

    Hope you enjoy it!

    • 48 min

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31 Ratings

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Inspiring entrepreneurs

Love hearing from these exceptional entrepreneurs from and around the WHU ecosystem. So many impressive innovators and inspiring alumni!

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Highly Informative!

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