About This Show
What's up world, I am Kevin Siskar and this is Ambition Today! I help launch new startup companies in New York City and blog about it online at www.Siskar.co. Ambition Today is a podcast show discussing with those ambitious entrepreneurs the key moments that help you achieve success, grow your startup, try to change the world, and go after your dreams, today. Don't miss the incredible stories and lessons being told by startup founders, angel investors, and venture capitalist. Be sure to subscribe here and you can find more about me and this podcast at the home of Ambition Today: www.Siskar.co.
Most Recent Episode
#23 Lessons Howard Love Learned From While Sitting On Both Sides Of The Table
Over the last 30 years Howard Love has founded 15 companies and invested in over 50 early stage startups. His new book "The Startup J Curve" organizes his experience into the 6 phases startups go through as they grow. Howard also is the Founder & CEO of LoveToKnow, a digital publishing firm with over 30 million monthly visitors.
With Coal Magnates and Aviators as his ancestors, entrepreneurship has been in Howard's bloodline for generations. In this episode, Kevin speaks to Howard about what he has learned from sitting on both sides of the table, both as a founder and an investor. We also discuss the 6 phases all startups go through according to Howard's new book The Startup J Curve. We also hear about the value of getting a formal education versus learning directly from the real world and much more:
+ Growing up in a family that encourages and breeds entrepreneurial spirit.
+ Dropping out of college to get real world experience.
+ Being resourceful in the startup space.
+ The grit it takes to get your company off the ground.
+ The knowledge and insight gained from writing a book.
+ Advancing the dialogue of startup culture through understanding of the J-curve.
+ The phases of a company: create, release, morph, model, scale, and harvest.
Ambition Today Question of the Day™:
"When you think about the younger version of yourself, how do you reconcile where you are now, and where you thought you would be?"
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Kevin Siskar brings you ambitious entrepreneurs inspired by Tim Ferriss, Entrepreneur on Fire, NPR, HBR, TED Radio Hour, the StartUp podcast, Pat Flynn, Tony Robbins, The Uncertain Hour, Bigger Pockets, Art of Charm, Dave Ramsey, Planet Money, Jocko Podcast, EntreLeadership, Zigler, APM Marketplace, Mixergy, Seth Godin, #AskGaryVee, Monocle 24 and The $100 MBA Show with Omar Zenhom, and Casey Neistat.
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Rated 5 out of
Great Podcast !
This show is always telling me something new about the start up industry and what it takes to be a successful and long standing entrepreneur! I definitely recommend a listen for anyone interested in founding their own company and hearing some great advice.
Date published: 2015-09-15