Why You Should Interview Your First 50 Employees

By Brett Fox | May 1, 2023

There’s an old truism about that you, the CEO, should be spending at least fifty percent of your time recruiting. The reason recruiting is so important is your startup can’t grow unless you have great talent around you. That’s why I interviewed everyone we hired when we were just starting out. ¬†It didn’t matter whether…

Increase Your Chances Of Success By 150%

By Brett Fox | April 26, 2023

The way you increase the chances of your early stage startup succeeding isn’t what you think it is. For example, it isn’t the quality of your idea. You may have a great idea for your startup. However, ideas aren’t worth anything if you can’t execute on them. In today’s video, I’m going to explain what…

Can You Build A $40M ARR Startup With Only $80K?

By Brett Fox | April 26, 2023

“It’s amazing what we’ve accomplished considering we started with $80,000,” “Jason,” the founding CEO of a company I’m working with, said. “Now, we’re preparing to sell the company for a lot of money.” Do you want to grow your business? Maybe I can help. Click here. “Most people don’t get to the level you’ve gotten…

What Should You Never Say To An Investor?

By Brett Fox | April 24, 2023

There are some things you’ll never want to say to investors. You’re likely to think they’re smart, but, in the blink of an eye, you’ll have cost yourself a potential investment. Worse yet, you won’t even know why the investor said no. I don’t want that to happen to you. That’s why in today’s video,…

How Should You Value A Startup Without Revenue?

By Brett Fox | April 19, 2023

It’s a mystery to startup CEOs on how you should value a startup, let alone a startup with no revenue. Why is one startup with no revenue worth $1 million and another startup with no revenue worth over $100 million. In today’s video I’ll explain startup valuation methods that you can try, how investors will…

How To Keep From Hiring Superstars That Kill Your Company

By Brett Fox | April 18, 2023

I was just having coffee with a friend of mine. I’ve known Bill for years and I’ve never seen him this upset. Do you want to grow your business? Maybe I can help. Click here. “You wouldn’t believe what my boss just did!” Bill said to me. “What did your boss do?” I asked. “They…

What You’ve Been Told About Product Market Fit Is Wrong

By Brett Fox | April 15, 2023

Product Market Fit is the be all and end all when you’re building your startup. Achieve product market fit and you’re on your way. The problem is that what you’ve been told about product market fit is wrong. And, if you follow the expert advice about it, you’ll fail. In today’s video, I want to…

What Are The Five Skills You Need To Be A Great CEO?

By Brett Fox | April 11, 2023

We all want to know the secrets to being a great CEO. So wouldn’t it be great if we actually were able to compare two CEOs in the exact same industry to see why one was better than the other? I was really fortunate to work with two CEOs in the same industry, so I…

What Are Non-Scalable Actions And Why They Are Important?

By Brett Fox | April 11, 2023

“Hey, hey!” “Ken”, our VP of Sales, yelled across the office to me. He was¬†excitedly running around the office. We had done a “soft launch” of our first product the day before. Ken was celebrating because today we received our first order. Do you want to grow your business? Maybe I can help. Click here.…

How Can You Prevent Your Team From Misleading You?

By Brett Fox | April 10, 2023

“I don’t want you to attend the weekly sales meeting any more,” our new sales VP, “Tom”, said to me. I didn’t argue with him, but I was concerned. I’ll get back to why I was concerned later. Do you want to grow your business? Maybe I can help. Click here. It seems there is…