The P word. Many startup founders fear this and in fact many of us avoid looking in depth at whether our businesses ACTUALLY make money. Forget that our coveted Monthly Recurring Revenue is high. what about money in the bank? Today Dave and Craig took a good, hard look at not just profitability in general but our own businesses to see what real profitability looks like. The definition we're … [Read more...] about RS060: Is Your Business Truly Profitable?
[podcast_motor_player url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/roguestartups/RS026__Finding_Hiring_and_Managing_Remote_Team_Members.mp3" title="RS026: Finding, Hiring, and Managing Remote Team Members"] Welcome to Episode 26 of the Rogue Startups Podcast. Today Dave and I jump into the world of finding, hiring, and managing a remote team. Specifically we're focusing on managing technical staff, namely … [Read more...] about RS026: Finding, Hiring, and Managing Remote Team Members
Welcome to Episode 23 of the Rogue Startups Podcast. Today Dave and I welcome Anders Pedersen of TimeBlock. Going along with the theme of the uber popular Zen Founder podcast and talking about origin themes of founders, we wanted to share a really special one with you today. Anders has a marked past of managing stress, physical ailments associated with overworking, and all of the self doubt … [Read more...] about RS023: Perseverance with Anders Pedersen of TimeBlock
This week Dave and I sit down for a chat about building the Assets and minimizing the Liabilities in your business. As with regular business, in the bootstrapped entrepreneurial space Assets are things that give you either more time or more money. Conversely, Liabilities are things that consume unproductive time in your day or cost money that does not contribute back to your business. The key … [Read more...] about RS012: Watch Your Assets!
Welcome to Episode of the Rogue Startups Podcast. This week Dave discusses his top take-aways from Microconf, a popular “self funded” conference held every April to connect founders who are creating online businesses and doing it with non-typical startup funding methods. Dave's top topics include a talk from Steli from Close.io on pursuing the deal until the last door closes and one from Joanna … [Read more...] about RS011: What Is Your One Thing?
Sit down and prepare yourself for a massive knowledge bomb! This week I sit down for a really fantastic conversation with startup founder Dave Rodenbaugh. With extensive experience in Java development for companies as large as NBC, Dave has been strategically moving his focus towards building his portfolio of web properties. In the conversation today Dave and I dig into some of the really core … [Read more...] about RS003: Dave Rodenbaugh on SupportVine, Buying Websites, and Outsourcing Development