48 min

Mike Evans (Fixer) | Define Success for Yourself The CMO Podcast

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Mike Evans founded GrubHub in his spare bedroom and turned it into a multi-billion-dollar online food delivery company. He left the company shortly after it successfully went public in 2014. Currently, he is working on his second startup – Fixer.com. Mike and his team at Fixer are building a "handyperson" business that looks a lot like GrubHub – easy online ordering, good communication, and great quality control. 

On today’s episode, Mike talks about his new book, “Hangry: A Startup Journey,” which reveals the inside story behind the creation of GrubHub and provides lessons for entrepreneurs and startups that Mike learned on the fly. Plus – Jim and Mike discuss defining success for yourself, having the courage to move on from things that aren’t working and the importance of hard work, perseverance and grit.

Check out the first edition of The CMO Podcast Magazine. In it, host Jim Stengel talks to marketers and executives about how to become an inclusive leader and the ways they're promoting DE&I (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion).This includes discussions about initiatives they're implementing in their company, how they're succeeding, and why DE&I is vital to their bottom line. 

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Mike Evans founded GrubHub in his spare bedroom and turned it into a multi-billion-dollar online food delivery company. He left the company shortly after it successfully went public in 2014. Currently, he is working on his second startup – Fixer.com. Mike and his team at Fixer are building a "handyperson" business that looks a lot like GrubHub – easy online ordering, good communication, and great quality control. 

On today’s episode, Mike talks about his new book, “Hangry: A Startup Journey,” which reveals the inside story behind the creation of GrubHub and provides lessons for entrepreneurs and startups that Mike learned on the fly. Plus – Jim and Mike discuss defining success for yourself, having the courage to move on from things that aren’t working and the importance of hard work, perseverance and grit.

Check out the first edition of The CMO Podcast Magazine. In it, host Jim Stengel talks to marketers and executives about how to become an inclusive leader and the ways they're promoting DE&I (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion).This includes discussions about initiatives they're implementing in their company, how they're succeeding, and why DE&I is vital to their bottom line. 

See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

48 min

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