14 episodes

A podcast about how successful innovators and startup founders think.Launching a startup and finding traction is hard. Like, really freaking hard. Join startup advisor and traction thinker Josh David Miller as he dives deep into how successful entrepreneurs and innovators think. If you want to learn how to take your startup to market and find traction faster, don’t miss an episode!

Inside the Box with JDM Josh David MIller

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A podcast about how successful innovators and startup founders think.Launching a startup and finding traction is hard. Like, really freaking hard. Join startup advisor and traction thinker Josh David Miller as he dives deep into how successful entrepreneurs and innovators think. If you want to learn how to take your startup to market and find traction faster, don’t miss an episode!

    Flip startup odds on their head with rapid prototyping

    Flip startup odds on their head with rapid prototyping

    Everyone knows 95% of all startups fail, and most people that I talk to think that startups are killed by the marketplace. But startups are rarely murdered. Instead, they commit suicide by building or scaling a product too soon.
    But there’s another option: rapid prototyping.
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    • 41 min
    Business Models Part 4: How to ensure you don't launch to crickets

    Business Models Part 4: How to ensure you don't launch to crickets

    In part 4 of JDM's series on business models, we look at how you create and deliver your value proposition, and the one key strategy most founders miss.


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    • 26 min
    Business Models Part 3: How to create extraordinary value

    Business Models Part 3: How to create extraordinary value

    Topics
    This is part 3 of JDM's deep dive into business models, and it's all about value creation and value propositions.What is a value proposition?Why do some value props resonate where others fall flat?How we determine customer wants, needs and fears?How can we respond to those with benefits, features, and experience?How the importance of customer problems can kill value props.Using experience maps to create compelling value props.And more!

    Sponsor
    Inside the Box with JDM is sponsored by The Right Box, a bespoke team of entrepreneurs and innovators who help startup founders find the quickest past to traction — or fail fast trying.


    Links
    Overview of experience mapping from JDM's newsletter.Experience mapping template & overview videoJDM's website — jdm.bioThis podcast has a new home! insidethebox.show

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    • 21 min
    Business Models Part 2: Who is the Customer?

    Business Models Part 2: Who is the Customer?

    The customer is at the center of any business model.


    Who are they?Where are they?What are there wants, needs, & fears?How do we discover them?

    All this and more in this week's episode of Inside the Box, a podcast about how to find product-market fit faster by changing the way you think about entrepreneurship.


    This is part 2 in our 6-part deep dive on business models, and it's entirely about customers!


    Why? No one invests in weak business models, and no successful business is built on one. Duh!


    Yet most early stage startups and other innovative efforts have generally terrible foundation that go on to plague them in their later stages. Without a crystal clear understanding exactly how your company meets the four basic components of any business model, you are doomed to fail.


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    • 22 min
    Business Models Part 1: They're simpler than you think

    Business Models Part 1: They're simpler than you think

    No one invests in weak business models, and no successful business is built on one. Duh!


    Yet most early stage startups and other innovative efforts have generally terrible foundation that go on to plague them in their later stages. Without a crystal clear understanding exactly how your company meets the four basic components of any business model, you are doomed to fail.


    This is the first in 6-part deep dive on business models.


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    • 15 min
    How to ask great questions

    How to ask great questions

    TopicsWhat makes a question great, and how to be a great questioner.What kinds of questions can you ask, particularly when you want to understand something more deeply than you already do?How to use distinctions, systems, relationships, and perspectives to ask smarter questions.JDM's three favourite questions that you can put to work right now.
    SponsorsInside the Box with JDM is sponsored by The Right Box, a bespoke team of entrepreneurs and innovators who help startup founders find the quickest past to traction — or fail fast trying.

    LinksBook recommendation: Stop Asking Questions by Andrew Warner.Sign up for JDM's weekly newsletter. It's one weekly tip or trick to go to market faster and find traction sooner, or fail fast trying.JDM's website: jdm.bioThis podcast has a new home! insidethebox.show
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    • 16 min

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