32 episodes

Go on a behind-the-scenes journey with the CEO and Founder of a well-known, bootstrapped technology company as he gives you a close-up view of the many obstacles he encounters each week and the lessons he learns in overcoming them.

Gavin Hammar launched Sendible, a social media management platform for agencies, from his apartment 10 years ago and since then, the software has been used by tens of thousands of companies worldwide.

Join Gavin as he shares the many business lessons he learns first-hand while building a successful, profitable company.

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Go on a behind-the-scenes journey with the CEO and Founder of a well-known, bootstrapped technology company as he gives you a close-up view of the many obstacles he encounters each week and the lessons he learns in overcoming them.

Gavin Hammar launched Sendible, a social media management platform for agencies, from his apartment 10 years ago and since then, the software has been used by tens of thousands of companies worldwide.

Join Gavin as he shares the many business lessons he learns first-hand while building a successful, profitable company.

    31. How To Create A Presentation That Inspires Action During A Crisis

    31. How To Create A Presentation That Inspires Action During A Crisis

    As a result of COVID-19, Gavin recently had to deliver one of the most important presentations to the team - he had to explain his strategy for navigating the crisis. Gavin shares his 4-step process for planning and structuring a memorable presentation that utilises storytelling techniques to elicit emotion and inspire action.

    In this episode, Gavin talks about:


    How he used to fill his presentations with too much text, too many charts and too many numbers
    How he went about preparing a presentation to the team to address the COVID-10 crisis
    How he prepares for presentations using a simple notetaking app
    His 4-step process for structuring a memorable presentation

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    • 7 min
    30. How To Retain Your Customers During The Crisis

    30. How To Retain Your Customers During The Crisis

    This week, Gavin discusses how his personal experience with an affiliate software company has reminded him that during these uncertain times, it's now more important than ever to help your customers.  

    In this episode, Gavin shares 5 things we're doing at Sendible to help:


    Live chat for all our customers with real humans, no bots
    Introducing an entry-level, lower-priced plan
    Offering free time for those severely impacted by COVID-19
    Hosting weekly Q & A product training sessions for our customers
    Running live weekly workshops to connect our customers with industry experts

    Connect with Gavin:


    Connect with Gavin on LinkedIn
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    We want to hear from you


    Send an email to insider@sendible.com or leave us a voice message!






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    • 8 min
    29. Gavin, You Seem Stressed!

    29. Gavin, You Seem Stressed!

    In this episode, Gavin talks about how he was recently psycho-analysed on a podcast interview and explores the true emotions he was feeling at the time.  

    Connect with Gavin:


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    • 5 min
    28. How To Run A Business While Homeschooling The Kids

    28. How To Run A Business While Homeschooling The Kids

    In this episode, Gavin and Martine talk about the challenges they've experienced while working from home with the kids around and what they're doing to overcome them. 

    Some of the tips shared: 


    Be sensitive to what your kids are feeling Come up with a daily routine for your children
    Get up before everyone else for writing, meditation or exercise 
    Be flexible, adapt your schedule and work later into the night if you need to 
    Embrace the madness and show your authentic self 

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    • 11 min
    27. The First 5 Steps I Took Towards Getting Us Through These Rough Times

    27. The First 5 Steps I Took Towards Getting Us Through These Rough Times

    In this episode, Gavin discusses how he first froze and panicked before the constant reports of job losses inspired him to take action and come up with the 5 initial steps to help navigate Sendible through the crisis. 

    The 5 steps discussed:


    Communication
    Offering relief
    Looking at runway
    Improve support for customers
    Building trust

    Connect with Gavin:


    Connect with Gavin on LinkedIn
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    We want to hear from you


    Send an email to insider@sendible.com or leave us a voice message!



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    • 8 min
    26. How I'm Navigating Sendible Through A Crisis

    26. How I'm Navigating Sendible Through A Crisis

    Over the next few episodes, our CEO, Gavin Hammar, will be sharing our journey at Sendible as we navigate the company through the COVID-19 crisis.   

    In this, the first episode of the series, Gavin discusses his personal challenges when it comes to leading a company in a time of uncertainty and what he's doing to overcome them. 

    Connect with Gavin:


    Connect with Gavin on LinkedIn
    Follow Gavin on Twitter

    We want to hear from you


    Send an email to insider@sendible.com or leave us a voice message!



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    • 9 min

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