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Jumpstart Insight: Strategic Advantage

The first few years of leading a startup is a constant fire drill. As a founders you must transition from the fire drill mindset to more rational, strategic decision making midst...

Jumpstart Insight: Market Disruption

Disruption is not new, and we can learn from the past how to thrive given the constant disruptions/innovations that are the hallmark of the digital age. Founders explore the foundations...

Jumpstart Insight: Scenario Planning

For many people, the future comes as a surprise – or even a shock. But with strong forecasting skills, Founders can avoid future shock and prepare to benefit from change.  In...

Jumpstart Insight: Shared Vision

It is critical for leaders to establish a common, shared vision for early team members at their company.  Small teams that lack a common goal or shared vision will quickly get...

Jumpstart Insight: Influence

A key aspect of leadership is one's ability to influence people without formal authority.  This is especially true in startups with inherently limited resources and power.  Learn to build, develop, and sustain...

Jumpstart Insight: Trust and Respect

It's very important for employees to trust and respect management. When you build a foundation of trust with your employees, they are more likely to respect decisions you make for...

Jumpstart Insight: Story Brand

Successful Founders understand the need to put the customer as the hero of the story. Learn how to craft the story of your ideal customer. Effective storytelling starts with developing...