135 episodes

End Hype coaches brilliant misfits, innovators, and outsiders to transform product ideas into business realities from real experience without the fluff. We deliver business knowledge gained from developing and manufacturing 100s of products.
The information comes from hard fought experience working with high-growth startups and major corporations. This show is for entrepreneurs who want better lives, more impact, and greater results. We are for the outsiders who understand action is only path to making the future.
We are sick of ...Business books with 200 pages of fillerGurus copying and offering useless contentVenture capitialist bankers offering startup adviceFancy talk from fancy people with zero action
Do we know everything? Of course not.We connect with guest experts to accelerate learning to answer new challenges. Our network and community is growing every day. Learn with us and share in the story as we grow.
Entrepreneurs are uniquely capable of improving their lives and their communities. Stop talking about what you could do. Listen in and take action. Innovation changes how we live, work, and interact.We create new opportunities.Change your life.Change the world.
About Callye KeenThrough collaboratively developing and manufacturing 100s of products, Callye saw a massive range of strategies, tactics, successes, and failures firsthand. He packaged this experience into the Red Blue Collective framework.
Callye has presented at national events, spoken at universities, and ran successful incubator programs. Clients have built 7-8 figure businesses, raised investment, and sold products around the world.

End Hype with Callye Keen Callye Keen

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 446 Ratings

End Hype coaches brilliant misfits, innovators, and outsiders to transform product ideas into business realities from real experience without the fluff. We deliver business knowledge gained from developing and manufacturing 100s of products.
The information comes from hard fought experience working with high-growth startups and major corporations. This show is for entrepreneurs who want better lives, more impact, and greater results. We are for the outsiders who understand action is only path to making the future.
We are sick of ...Business books with 200 pages of fillerGurus copying and offering useless contentVenture capitialist bankers offering startup adviceFancy talk from fancy people with zero action
Do we know everything? Of course not.We connect with guest experts to accelerate learning to answer new challenges. Our network and community is growing every day. Learn with us and share in the story as we grow.
Entrepreneurs are uniquely capable of improving their lives and their communities. Stop talking about what you could do. Listen in and take action. Innovation changes how we live, work, and interact.We create new opportunities.Change your life.Change the world.
About Callye KeenThrough collaboratively developing and manufacturing 100s of products, Callye saw a massive range of strategies, tactics, successes, and failures firsthand. He packaged this experience into the Red Blue Collective framework.
Callye has presented at national events, spoken at universities, and ran successful incubator programs. Clients have built 7-8 figure businesses, raised investment, and sold products around the world.

    Leadership Traits Entrepreneurs Need to Develop Strategic Partnerships

    Leadership Traits Entrepreneurs Need to Develop Strategic Partnerships

    Entrepreneurship is an exciting and rewarding career path, but it also requires a great deal of hard work and dedication. In order to succeed, entrepreneurs need to develop certain leadership traits that will help them build and maintain strategic partnerships. These traits include communication, collaboration, trust, flexibility, vision, and resilience.
    CommunicationCommunication is an essential leadership trait for entrepreneurs. Effective communication skills are key to building and maintaining strong relationships with customers, partners, and other stakeholders. This includes being able to clearly articulate goals, objectives, and expectations and to listen actively to the needs and concerns of others.
    Getting started
    Start a podcast
    Learn to speak
    CollaborationCollaboration is also an important leadership trait for entrepreneurs. By working together with partners and stakeholders, entrepreneurs can create more effective solutions and achieve greater success. This requires the ability to build consensus and to understand the perspectives of all parties involved.
    Collaboration goes beyond management
    Collaboration means exchanging ideas and responsibilities
    Getting started
    Create content with someone
    Join a community
    Mentor someone
    Help plan an event
    TrustTrust is another important leadership trait for entrepreneurs. Building trust with partners and stakeholders is essential for successful collaboration and for creating long-term relationships. This includes being honest and transparent and demonstrating a commitment to the partnership.
    Getting Started
    Be reliable.
    Be consistent.
    Add value in a clear, measurable way. Make people people money
    FlexibilityFlexibility is also an important leadership trait for entrepreneurs. The ability to adapt to changing conditions and to respond quickly to customer needs is essential for success in the business world. This requires being open to new ideas and approaches and being willing to take risks.
    Getting Started
    Learn PDCA
    Allocate a portion of time and energy to risky experiments. Learn to execute, analyze, and adjust. Get more comfortable with the unknown and being wrong.
    VisionVision is another important leadership trait for entrepreneurs. A clear vision of the future is essential for setting goals and creating strategies to achieve them. This requires the ability to think creatively and to identify opportunities for growth and expansion.
    Getting Started
    Understand your North Star … the why
    Create a massive goal
    Work with a coach or mentor. They will ask uncomfortable questions.
    Communicate with employees and collaborators your shared destiny
    ResilienceResilience is a critical leadership trait for entrepreneurs. The ability to bounce back from challenges and setbacks is essential for success.
    Nothing ever goes perfectly as planned.
    Even success can break a business system.
    Success requires having the mental toughness and determination to stay the course.
    You will have challenges
    Business success is a partially a game of attrition. Your competition quits.
    Getting Started
    Do Hard Things

    • 24 min
    Validate Product Ideas using Prelaunch with Narek Vardanyan

    Validate Product Ideas using Prelaunch with Narek Vardanyan

    Narek founded The Crowdfunding Formula helping people launch products through platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. From that experience, he developed a prelaunch platform for creators to validate their ideas with customers.

    We discuss why success requires testing, why entrepreneurs get pricing wrong, and why the best designed products do not always win.

    Learn More
    https://prelaunch.com/
    https://www.narekvardanyan.com/
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/narek-vardanyan/

    • 28 min
    Licensing Ideas and Partnering with Top Brands with Stephen Key

    Licensing Ideas and Partnering with Top Brands with Stephen Key

    Stephen Key is the world’s leading expert on how to license a product idea and a 2018-2019 AAAS-LemelsonInvention Ambassador. As an independent inventor, he achieved repeat success commercializing products ranging from simple novelty gifts to complex packaging innovations. He is currently the patent strategist for Fishbone Packaging, the environmentally-friendly solution for single-use plastic rings. 
    In 1999, he cofounded inventRight, the coaching program that has taught inventors from more than 65 countries how to harness the power of open innovation and the licensing business model to bring their ideas to market. 
    He is the author of One Simple Idea, Sell Your Ideas With or Without a Patent, Become a Professional Inventor, and Licensing Ideas using LinkedIn. 
    To help creative people become profitable inventors, he has written more than 1,000 articles for Forbes, Inc., and Entrepreneur magazines and published over 900 videos on his popular YouTube channel inventRightTV.

    Links
    Personal website — https://stephenkey.com
    inventRight website — https://www.inventright.com
    YouTube channel — https://www.youtube.com/inventRight/
    One Simple Idea — https://www.amazon.com/One-Simple-Idea-Revised-Expanded/dp/1522690379
    LinkedIn — https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephenmkey/
    Twitter — https://twitter.com/stephenkeymedia
    Forbes —https://www.forbes.com/sites/stephenkey/
    Inc. — https://www.inc.com/author/stephen-key
    Entrepreneur — https://www.entrepreneur.com/author/stephen-key

    • 22 min
    10X Abandonment Revenue using MarTech with Adam Robinson

    10X Abandonment Revenue using MarTech with Adam Robinson

    What if you could reach out to the people who add products to their cart but never log in and do not buy? That is only the start of what Retention.com enables e-commerce brands to do.

    Adam Robinson discusses
    - Using data to resolve deliverable, emails from web traffic
    - Growing his company without investment or paid advertising
    - The value of partnering and collaborating with other SaaS tools

    Learn more:
    https://retention.com/

    • 37 min
    Using Social Media for Collaboration and Partnership with Julie Traxler

    Using Social Media for Collaboration and Partnership with Julie Traxler

    Special edition of End Hype. Callye Keen brings on friend and small business business expert Julie Traxler to co-host.

    They talk
    - Using social media to build relationship
    - Why followers don't always matter
    - The silly, toxicity of the "bro entrepreneur" attitude

    Learn more about SB Pace:
    https://www.sbpace.com/
    https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/bizquik/id1529912942

    • 48 min
    Winning Product Ideas from Listening to Customer Pains with Ken Okazaki

    Winning Product Ideas from Listening to Customer Pains with Ken Okazaki

    While running a well-known video editing agency, Ken Okazaki consistently heard from customers about the pain of setting up record content. Go Box Studio was born from those conversations.

    Ken teaches us about
    1. How join and participate in communities
    2. How to involve customers in development
    3. Why learning technical skills creates better products
    ... and more

    Learn more:
    Go Box Studio
    Ken Okazaki on IG
    Content Capitalist Podcast 

    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
446 Ratings

446 Ratings

ASobering ,

Entertaining, insightful, and actionable! 🔥

Entrepreneurs- meet your new favorite podcast! Callye has created an incredible resource for you with End Hype. Every single episode is packed with actionable tips and tricks - things that you can actually put into practice TODAY. I’ve learned something new each time I’ve tuned in, so I can’t recommend this show enough!

3-2 Hop ,

Educational and Fun

I love End Hype Podcast! So many great guests, and the knowledge shared is like getting a masters degree in being an entrepreneur!

AustinDLarson ,

Callye is the GOAT

Callye is always one to give give give and that’s exactly what he does in this podcast. TONS of value and give his expertise he knows exactly what questions to ask to provide value for the listener. A must listen!

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