Why Recessions Are Great For Your Startup?

By Brett Fox | February 26, 2020

Contrary to popular opinion, a recession isn’t something to fear as a startup CEO. In fact, a recession can be a startup CEO’s best friend. I’ll explain what you can do to take advantage of bad economic conditions like a recession in this short video. Read The Video Transcript Below:   Is starting your company…

How To Make Your Financial Modeling Accurate

By Brett Fox | February 25, 2020

I’m going to let you in on a secret. The key to developing accurate financial models has nothing to do with your ability to understand financial planning or business plans. The key to accurate financial models rests on your ability to launch your products on schedule. I’ll explain why later. [Do you want to grow…

What’s The Secret To Dealing With Your Unruly Board?

By Brett Fox | February 24, 2020

“I want you to be on the board,” “Ray” said to me. “That way you can help me deal with the two crazies I have (on the board).” [Do you want to grow your business? Maybe I can help. Click here.] I really would have preferred staying behind the scenes advising Ray. I believed in what…

How Should You Use Your Instincts To Make Decisions?

By Brett Fox | February 19, 2020

How many times have you heard someone say, “I have great instincts.” And yet, from your experience, the person makes bad decision after bad decision. The challenge is you have to rely a huge amount on your instincts when you’re building your startup. In this short video, I’ll teach you the right way to use…

Why Your Team’s Salaries Should Be Higher Than Your’s

By Brett Fox | February 18, 2020

“Here’s the offer we’re giving you,” the CEO said to me. Then he told me what the equity and salary would be. “What do you think?” The CEO asked me. [Do you want to grow your business? Maybe I can help. Click here.] “I’ll give it some thought,” I said. “But my initial response is…

Can You Ever Lie To Your Investors?

By Brett Fox | February 17, 2020

“Brett, I want to share with you what the CEO of ‘Company X’ (a well known public company) said at the investor conference I went to,” Jack Gifford, Maxim’s CEO said to me. Then he barked at me, “Take some notes.” [Do you want to grow your business? Maybe I  can help. Click here.] Company X…

How Do You Get Top Talent To Join Your Unfunded Startup?

By Brett Fox | February 12, 2020

It’s an age old problem. You just started your company and you don’t have any money to pay the top talent you want to hire. I don’t have any magic tricks to sell you in this short video, but I do have reality. I’ll share with you the approach we took to bring on top…

How Do You Get Execs To Join Your Startup Without Equity?

By Brett Fox | February 11, 2020

“I want missionaries, not mercenaries,” The CEO of a startup I am working with, “Jeff,” said to me the other day. He was frustrated because his VP Sales just asked to increase his base salary to $230K/year. [Do you want to grow your business? Maybe I can help. Click here.] The VP Sales was doing…

What Is The Best Way To Build & Manage Your Startup?

By Brett Fox | February 10, 2020

One of my favorite books is James Clavell’s masterpiece, “King Rat.” King Rat is set in a Japanese POW camp during WWII. The story centers around one prisoner, nicknamed “King,” who controls much of the illegal commerce in the camp. [Do you want to grow your business? Maybe I can help. Click here.] The King imagines his…

Three Simple & Smart Ways You Can Reduce Churn?

By Brett Fox | February 5, 2020

Losing customers can be a disaster when you’re just starting your company. Therefore, increasing your customer retention and reducing churn should be a high priority item. But, sadly that’s where the story ends for too many startup CEOs. That’s why I’m showing you three simple and smart ways you can reduce your customer churn in…