What Are The Five Things You Need To Do When Your Business Is Failing?

By Brett Fox | December 26, 2018

What Are The Five Things You Need To Do When Your Business Is Failing? By Brett Fox When your business is failing, it feels like time is actually going faster. And that’s when you can make bad decisions that cause you to fail faster. I’ll give you five things you should do right now if Read More …

What Are The Three Traits You Need As An Entrepreneur?

By Brett Fox | December 18, 2018

What Are The Three Traits You Need As An Entrepreneur? By Brett Fox I’ve worked with a lot of entrepreneurs. And every successful entrepreneur I’ve worked with has had three key traits. I’ll explain what these traits are (the third one will surprise you) and why they are so important in today’s video.   Do Read More …

How Do You Raise Money And Not Lose Control Of Your Business?

By Brett Fox | December 18, 2018

How Do You Raise Money And Not Lose Control Of Your Business? By Brett Fox There is this false belief that the way to keep control of your company as an entrepreneur is by owning a majority of the stock or creating special classes of stock so you control the voting rights. The concept is Read More …

What Is The Best Way To Keep People From Stealing Your Ideas?

By Brett Fox | December 17, 2018

How Do You Keep People From Stealing Your Product Ideas? By Brett Fox “I was meeting with your ex-partners,” Mike said to me. “Their slide deck seemed the exact same as yours. I was waiting for the inverted triangle then, sure enough, there it was.” Mike was telling me about meeting with “Jim” and “John”. Read More …

What Do You Need To Do Before You Pitch VCs?

By Brett Fox | December 12, 2018

What Do You Need To Do Before You Pitch VCs? By Brett Fox Raising money is really, really hard. And giving yourself the best chance of success is all about your preparation. I’ll give you my simple checklist of things you need ready before you start setting up meetings in this short video.   Do Read More …

Why You Should Validate All Your Product Ideas

By Brett Fox | December 11, 2018

Why You Should Validate All Your Product Ideas By Brett Fox Years ago, I was running the communications division of Maxim Integrated Products. We were the dominant player in what were known as single supply RS-232 transceivers with over 80% market share. We had built the business up to over $100M/year in revenue, and our Read More …

Why Working Long Hours Is Not What You Want From Your Team

By Brett Fox | December 10, 2018

Why Working Long Hours Is Not What You Want From Your Team By Brett Fox Years ago, I worked for this fellow I nicknamed, “The Michelin Man.” He earned his nickname because the Michelin Man had this annoying habit of sitting with his arms folded when you talked to him, and that made him look Read More …

How Do You Deal With A Bad Cofounder?

By Brett Fox | December 5, 2018

How Do Yo Deal With A Bad Cofounder? By Brett Fox Over 50% of founder relationships do not work out. So is it any surprise that you find yourself in this situation? I’ll walk you through a quick and effective methodology for dealing with a bad cofounder in this short video.   Do You Want Read More …

When Should You Tell People About Your Startup Idea?

By Brett Fox | December 4, 2018

When Should You Tell People About Your Startup Idea? By Brett Fox You can’t be afraid to socialize your idea with the right people at the right time. If you socialize your idea to the wrong people at the wrong time, then you will not get the desired effect you want. So, let’s say you Read More …

What Traits Should You Look For In The Engineers You Hire?

By Brett Fox | December 3, 2018

What Traits Should You Look For In The Engineers You Hire? By Brett Fox About one month after our company went operational, we decided to have an open house. The idea was my cofounders and I would ask our friends to stop by and check out our office. Hopefully, we could convince some of them Read More …