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Now displaying: January, 2021
Jan 25, 2021

Exclusive Video: The Integrated Life (Micro-Doc) - https://youtu.be/QQmR9eXbtBM


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Today I want to share with you how to build an EPIC marriage and avoid divorce.


But wait a second--


How the heck am I qualified enough to talk about this stuff? 


Sure, I’m married… but I’m not a marriage counsellor or a therapist. 


The truth is: I’m not “qualified”. I’m just a guy that has worked through some pretty difficult stuff.


Before my marriage to Renée, I was engaged to another woman.


(Yeah, I bet you weren’t expecting that!)


The whole thing fell apart 2 months before the wedding when she came home, dropped the ring on the table and said.


“I can’t do this anymore”


I thought to myself, “How am I so good at business… but so freakin’ BAD at relationships?”


Something had to change.


Me.


I’ll give you more backstory in today’s video, but these are the 5 tips that I SWEAR by, and that helps make my marriage to Renée the most fulfilling part of my life.


I was never naturally gifted at anything. 


I was the ADHD kid at school that always got in trouble, and no-one was expecting that I would succeed.


My parents divorced when I was a teenager...


Despite feeling like the odds were stacked against me… I decided I was going to become a great partner, a great husband and a great father. 


No-one was going to stop me… ESPECIALLY not my own damn self.


If I became good at business by seeking advice, finding mentors, feeding my brain with books, and always finding ways to improve myself -- then it was time to do the same for relationships.


An epic marriage does NOT happen by chance.


You work for it.


It’s 100% worthwhile, and this video is how I’ve learned to be the best I can.


I’d love to know if these 5 tips resonate with you.


Drop me a comment on the video and let me know.


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Dan Martell is a serial entrepreneur, an investor in 40+ startups like Intercom, Udemy, and Unbounce and the creator of SaaS Academy, helping over 500 B2B SaaS founders scale faster. He’s founded five SaaS companies and successfully exited three of them. If you want to scale faster without hitting the usual roadblocks, make sure to follow him on Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn & Twitter.


Exclusive Video: The Integrated Life (Micro-Doc) - https://youtu.be/QQmR9eXbtBM

Jan 18, 2021

Exclusive Download: Precision Scorecard™ - Keep Your Leadership Team Focused & Accountable To Growth -https://bit.ly/3qnPRh5 


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What if there was a
single number you could measure… one number that you focus all of your attention on...


And it would make your business rain revenue like never before?


Well thanks to Sean Ellis, founder of GrowthHackers, I believe I found one


I call it the North Star Metric.


See, after raising $1.6M in funding for my business Clarity.fm...


I began drowning in an ocean of numbers.


I lived in spreadsheets, followed every metric, and kept my finger on the pulse for every shifting digit across the entire company.


We had a good SaaS product. Great tech and a great team.


But I couldn’t find a way to crank up our profits!


I phoned Sean Ellis, frustrated because I couldn’t find the right foothold for growth.


You’ve got to find your North Star Metric, he told me.


I had formulas crunching every damn metric you could think of in my spreadsheets…


But a North Star Metric? This one was new.


I called a meeting with my team, and we went straight back to the whiteboard, to decide what would become our North Star Metric.


All of our teams - from support to development, to marketing, to sales - would prioritize their goals around it.


One number.


To today, I still thank Sean Ellis for opening my eyes to our North Star Metric… Because shortly after that, business TOOK OFF.


Like… KA-BOOM. 


Now I’d like to pay it forward in today’s video. 


This, my friends, is how you find and calculate your own North Star Metric… and why it’s the one number that’ll save your business every time.


A North Star Metric is not like other metrics you measure... It’s unique to YOUR business.


To prove this point, in this video I’ll share with you the individual North Star Metrics for:


- Airbnb


- Facebook


- Quora


- Slate


- Salesforce


- Adobe


It’s only 9 minutes. Play the video here, and let me know in the comments:


What are you going to make your north star metric?


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Dan Martell is a serial entrepreneur, an investor in 40+ startups like Intercom, Udemy, and Unbounce and the creator of SaaS Academy, helping over 500 B2B SaaS founders scale faster. He’s founded five SaaS companies and successfully exited three of them. If you want to scale faster without hitting the usual roadblocks, make sure to follow him on Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn & Twitter.


Exclusive Download: Precision Scorecard™ - Keep Your Leadership Team Focused & Accountable To Growth -https://bit.ly/3qnPRh5 

Jan 11, 2021

Check Out: The Power of Believing in others -  https://youtu.be/TOv8AQUUoEg

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I grew up an introvert.

 

Hunched over behind a computer in the late 90s, writing lines of code, hoping I never had to talk to anybody.


If you would have told me that one-day people would pay me $10,000+ to give a keynote presentation to an audience of hundreds


I would have laughed my ass off and called you an offensive word.


...Then I would have vomited. 


Right on the floor.


Public speaking TERRIFIED the absolute %^&* out of me!


The thought of speaking to an audience made my stomach churn to the point of making me sick.


But with time, I learned the value of pushing myself outside of my comfort zone.


That it was possible to overcome fear.


And that out of the ashes of my terror, I could find confidence.


So going back 10+ years, I began to challenge myself to face my fear and learn public speaking. It’s been a long, difficult journey, but damn it’s been rewarding.


From a fumbling, nervous wreck to a confident speaker, I now want to share with you the greatest lessons I’ve learnt.


Here are 5 tips for beginners to improve public speaking... FAST!


“Oh he’s a natural”, they say.


Nope. I did my reps at the microphone, worked that public speaking muscle and practiced.


Now I consider public speaking my art form.


It’s my side business, a hobby that pays for me to fly around the world, meet amazing people and bring home a 5-digit paycheck.


If you’re a beginner… if you’re afraid of public speaking like I was…


Then I hope this video shows you that you can learn to speak confidently, to be entertaining and to provide massive value in a 1-to-many format.


Hopefully, you’ll find it as rewarding as I have.


Drop me a comment if you found it helpful, I love hearing from you.

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Dan Martell is a serial entrepreneur, an investor in 40+ startups like Intercom, Udemy, and Unbounce and the creator of SaaS Academy, helping over 500 B2B SaaS founders scale faster. He’s founded five SaaS companies and successfully exited three of them. If you want to scale faster without hitting the usual roadblocks, make sure to follow him on Youtube, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn & Twitter.


Check Out: The Power of Believing in others -  https://youtu.be/TOv8AQUUoEg

Jan 4, 2021

Exclusive Download: Fundraising Like a Pro - Learn the 3 phases of fundraising and a 7 week process for starting & closing your next round of funding - https://bit.ly/2MlZJta


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Let me demystify this complex, confusing strategy they call:


Startup Funding Rounds.


Yeah, you’ve heard the words thrown around before.


“We’re raising our series B”, and “I’m looking for a pre-seed angel investor” or “We’re gearing up for an IPO”...


They may as well be talking another language, right?


Except that somewhere between those phrases, letters and acronyms is a reliable, rock-solid funding strategy that is PROVEN to work again and again.


It has turned founders into billionaires…


Put CEOs on the cover of Entrepreneur magazine…


And transformed back-of-napkin ideas into living breathing companies.


So let’s cut to the bone and spell out the sequential funding rounds in PLAIN ENGLISH.


Including:

- What each funding round means


- How much money you can expect from each round


- Who provides that money


- How to tell which round a business needs next


- Who leads a company through each round


- Why the rounds even exist in the first place!



If there’s a part of you that feels intimidated because you don’t yet understand all the “CEO talk” (yes, I’m using air quotes here), then don’t worry.


I didn’t either. 


Now I could write a dictionary on “corporate jargon” 3-houses-thick and I would never even recommend anyone reads it.


But in those early days, I was beating down doors to find someone - anyone - that could spell out the basics when I was trying to start my first business.


By the end of this video, startup funding rounds will finally make sense. 


Drop me a comment if you’re still not sure about anything.


I’d love to hear from you.


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Dan Martell has advised more startups than his hometown has people and teaches startup founders like you how to scale. He previously created, raised venture funding for and successfully exited two tech startups: Flowtown and Clarity.fm. You should follow him on twitter @danmartell for tweets that are actually awesome.

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Exclusive Download: Fundraising Like a Pro - Learn the 3 phases of fundraising and a 7 week process for starting & closing your next round of funding - https://bit.ly/2MlZJta

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