This episode is for everybody who wants to get a bit nerdy with top-notch entrepreneurship research. We are excited to welcome the two renowned scholars Murat Tarakci & Timo van Balen to gain insights into their electrifying research about how startups with a social vision struggle to attract job talent. Gerrit’s trajectory perfectly complements this academic understanding as the founder of a nonprofit startup and inevitably leads to fascinating discussions.
Revisiting some of our most commonly discussed topics, like message-market-fit, communication strategies for startups, and the struggles of building a solid recruiting strategy, but this time with the sound support of top-level research.
In today’s episode 79, Dries & Gerrit explore the toll it can take on a founder’s mental health whilst trying to materialize his entrepreneurial dream into a reality, and they have an excellent guest for that matter: Prof. Ute Stephan, a renowned entrepreneurship scholar from King’s College and an outstanding expert on entrepreneurial wellbeing and founder stress.
The three plunge into the fascinating topic of how entrepreneurs’ wellbeing directly impacts the success of their ventures and the vital role strict leisure time management can play. 💼 How can one implement coping strategies to avoid getting caught in a cycle of overwork and why meticulously tracking health and fitness can be a curse and blessing? 📆 Dive into a captivating episode where personal journeys intertwine with cutting-edge entrepreneurship research, all shining a spotlight on mental health.
Check on yourself and, if you can, on others!
We are thrilled to announce the launch of the 9th edition of the inspiration session with Gerrit and Dries! 🎉
They will once more discuss diverse and thought-provoking topics, combining insights from an academic and a practitioner perspective. What are the legal implications of AI-generated inventions, which entrepreneurs should consider entering a venture studio and why women should be careful if their boss plays golf?
These and other questions will be answered, so be prepared to learn, think, and laugh. Don’t miss this captivating episode! 🔍
We are thrilled to welcome Andre Retterath to episode #71 of our podcast. Andre is one of the leading figures in disrupting the traditional VC landscape by implementing data-driven approaches to improve decision-making. So tune in to hear interesting use cases, why the days of purely gut-based decisions investing seem to be over and what the future might look like.
Get ready for today’s episode E66 of the Most Awesome Founder Podcast! As always, the Inspiration Session will discuss topics that made Dries and Gerrit think, learn, and laugh.
Here are some exciting sneak peeks of the topics explored within the episode:
– What impact do prominent Venture Capitalists have on replacing startup founders over time?
– The four main challenges Venture Capital is facing, calling on the question of whether VCs need to change
– Generative Artificial Intelligence and its impact on productivity
Take advantage of this thought-provoking and informative episode!
Looking forward to hearing your opinion in the comments! 🙂
🎙️ Want to know how to optimize your hypothesis testing and find out how the experts do it?
Tune in to today’s engaging podcast, where Alex Osterwalder, the creator of the Business Model Canvas and co-founder of Strategyzer, is interviewed. Ranked no. 4 of the top 50 management thinkers worldwide and visiting professor at IMD, Alex is known for simplifying the strategy development process and turning complex concepts into digestible visual models.
Within the episode they dive into the art of testing and developing hypotheses to give you the most valuable insights, indulging into deep dives in topics such as:
– Why hypotheses should focus on desirability rather than feasibility
– The relevance of leveraging AI in hypothesis testing
– How to test hypotheses without direct contact with the desired data sources
– Testing hypotheses in corporate or B2B environments
Plus, stick around for some great advice Alex would have given his younger self! You don’t want to miss out on this thought-provoking conversation!
P.S. The YouTube video can be very beneficial to see the great visuals Alex creates during the podcast to make the content more digestible.
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Episode 58 features the seventh edition of the Inspiration Session with Gerrit McGowan & Dries Faems in which they share what makes them think, learn, and laugh.
This week they touch on some of these thought-provoking topics:
– How to measure personality with your digital footprint
– Is fake it till you make it the right strategy to use as an entrepreneur?
– How can the chance of burnout be reduced?
– Should we expect a wave of entrepreneurial burnout next year?
– How Art is evolving in the advanced technological world
– AI and they’re influence on our world
We hope you enjoy the show!
In episode 50 of the Most Awesome Founder Podcast, we are happy to welcome Andy Binns to the show. Andy co-founded the innovation consultancy change logic and has more than 20 years of extensive experience overcoming innovation barriers in big corporates. Apart from his merits as a practitioner, he also published relevant academic work regarding disruptive innovation and CEO ambidexterity.
Andy shares his insights into how corporations can drive disruptive innovation from within. He also talks about how corporate innovation explorers differ from classical entrepreneurs and the challenges of idea scaling.
We hope you have fun exploring this exciting episode!