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To be an effective founder, you need to prioritize and relentlessly focus on getting the right things done...while juggling everything else life throws at you.

I interview successful founders to uncover how they navigated these challenges and how you can learn from their successes and mistakes.

We cut through the noise to help you build a successful business on your own terms.

The Effective Founder Andy Baldacci

    • Business

To be an effective founder, you need to prioritize and relentlessly focus on getting the right things done...while juggling everything else life throws at you.

I interview successful founders to uncover how they navigated these challenges and how you can learn from their successes and mistakes.

We cut through the noise to help you build a successful business on your own terms.

    Anthony Eden of DNSimple

    Anthony Eden of DNSimple

    Anthony and his team are doing well into 7-figures a year with only 12 employees and while completely bootstrapped and fully remote. We cover how they operate so effectively and how they use OKRs to keep everything on track.

    • 48 min
    Matt Wensing of Summit

    Matt Wensing of Summit

    Matt explains the value of forecasting and how to do it right (regardless of the stage of your business) and we dig into navigating product decisions and how to know if what a customer is asking for is really what they want.

    • 46 min
    Einar Vollset on COVID-19, TinySeed, and more

    Einar Vollset on COVID-19, TinySeed, and more

    Einar Vollset is one of the most thoughtful investors I know so I wanted to get his perspective on the Coronavirus pandemic and what founders should be thinking about. He draws on his experience to offer a unique perspective you won’t want to miss.

    • 47 min
    Aaron Zakowski of Zammo Digital

    Aaron Zakowski of Zammo Digital

    Aaron helps SaaS companies scale with pay-per-click ads and today he lays out how to evaluate the different PPC channels, what goes into effective ads, and how to put all of it together for your first successful campaign.

    • 43 min
    David Abrams of Demio

    David Abrams of Demio

    David’s team at Demio has seen some serious revenue and headcount growth recently and I took this opportunity to pick his brain and see how he’s handling it all. David shares great lessons on navigating growth that any founder can learn from.

    • 47 min
    Chris Ronzio of Trainual

    Chris Ronzio of Trainual

    Chris scaled Trainual, a B2B SaaS startup, from zero to $2 million ARR in just 18 months using Facebook ads. That success was no mistake and in our chat you’ll learn exactly what he did and how you can apply those lessons to your business.

    • 41 min

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