Listen to the Episode Below:
Do you want to be right or be successful? Today’s guest, Jean Otte, knew from the beginning that her business wasn’t all about her – it was bigger than her, and she’s giving us some great tips on how we can put our egos in the closet without leaving behind our identity or our goals.
Even if you’ve already started your business, you can still build a team, establish a way to check yourself, and still leave room for further growth and learning from all sides of your business plan. Jean also offers great insights on why she decided to create an advisory board right away and how she went about doing it.
How (and why) Jean knew—from the outset—she didn’t want the company dependent on her
Why you can’t scale if your ego’s in the way
How putting the company first affects strategic decision-making
Creating a healthy feedback loop both within your company and with customers
How to endure the dark nights of the soul in the entrepreneurial