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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
    • 5.0, 44 Ratings

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.

    Marc McDougall of Clarity First Consulting

    Marc McDougall of Clarity First Consulting

    Marc McDougall is the founder of Clarity First Consulting where he helps B2B SaaS companies book more demos & trials. Whether you want actionable tips on CRO and cold email or a deep dive on what makes a sales process work, we’ve got you covered.

    • 42 min
    Nick Francis of Help Scout

    Nick Francis of Help Scout

    Nick Francis is the co-founder and CEO at Help Scout, a fully remote SaaS company with more than 100 employees. In our chat, we dig into the lessons learned on hiring—what went wrong in the early days and how they got it right.

    • 44 min
    Jason Reichl of Go Nimbly

    Jason Reichl of Go Nimbly

    Jason and his team help SaaS businesses increase revenue through Revenue Operations. In our chat today, Jason gets rid of the jargon to explain what RevOps actually means and how to implement these concepts in an early-stage startup.

    • 45 min
    Derek O'Carroll of Brightpearl

    Derek O'Carroll of Brightpearl

    Brightpearl was in bad shape when Derek took the helm, but since then he’s led the retail operations platform from stagnant growth to more than $12 million in revenue, nearly 1,400 customers worldwide, and managing more than $3 billion in orders.

    • 40 min
    Jeroen Corthout of Salesflare

    Jeroen Corthout of Salesflare

    Jeroen Corthout, CEO and Co-Founder of Salesflare, shares how he and his team built a “Customer Value Machine” that fuels their rapid growth in the crowded CRM space and how he’s navigated the challenges of scaling a company.

    • 39 min
    Daniel Scrivner of Flow

    Daniel Scrivner of Flow

    Daniel Scrivner is the CEO of Flow which makes modern task and project management software for teams. Today he shares his approach to product and design and how that helps Flow stand out in such a competitive space.

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

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44 Ratings

44 Ratings

Clarisse Gomez ,

Awesome Podcast!!!

Andy, host of the Effective Founder podcast, highlights all aspects of business, success and more in this can’t miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!

Autumn Shultz ,

A must listen for any marketer or B2B startup founder!

Andy and his guests are inspiring marketers with some incredible advice to share. I've absolutely enjoyed listening to their in-depth explanations and tips for accelerating growth. If you haven't yet listened to an episode, I recommend you do so today.

MollieRagan ,

Love this Podcast!

Hello. I love this podcast! Just found it today. I have learned so much in one afternoon! I love how your interviews are about one subject or task/role, but from a startup perspective.

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