The growth of the idea and understanding behind a startup can be a difficult task. Living and working the life of an entrepreneur in the startup world is really learning from mistakes, both your own and the mistakes others. So what’s the secret to establishing a successful startup learning from mistakes? And how do know what realistic goals to set for improvement and growth when launching your startup?
On today’s episode, we chat with Jeff Ready, a serial entrepreneur with years of experience as a leader and executive who has started and lead numerous companies, raising millions in venture capital for his own ventures as well as for others. Jeff is the Founder, and CEO of Scale Computing, an Indianapolis based company that is the industry-leading application platform for EDGE computing environments that covers anything from global retail and manufacturing to financial services and government.
In this episode, you’ll get to hear Jeff share his entrepreneurial journey from just a young kid to becoming the founder and CEO of Scale Computing. Along with Jeff’s thoughts on how to build a successful startup, and whether or not an entrepreneurial lifestyle is a right choice for you! Tune in for more!
In this episode with Jeff Ready, you’ll learn:
- How to build your company’s values
- What you should know before working in a startup
- What is the entrepreneurial lifestyle
- Jeff’s entrepreneurial journey
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Jeff Ready quotes from this episode of Igniting Startups:
“So, you know, one of my go-to things is to make sure that I’ve got lots of ideas, hundreds of ideas because it’s easy to become infatuated with just one idea.”— @JReady on @PowderkegCo
“One of the biggest mistakes I think people make is that they do two things at once. One, they fall in love with their idea. And two, they’re so convinced it’s awesome. That they don’t want to tell anyone else about it.”— @JReady on @PowderkegCo
My advice is… to tell everyone about the idea, even if they don’t want to hear it, tell everyone.” — @JReady on @PowderkegCo
“You need to recognize that being an entrepreneur, a startup entrepreneur is a lifestyle choice. Not a career path.”— @JReady on @PowderkegCo
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