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SaaS Growth Stacking - with Dan Martell

How do you end up in rehab for 11 months, discover computer programming, then build 5 tech startups, selling 3 and raising money for the last 2 in 15 years? Tune in each week and Dan Martell will teach you: How he got invited to spend a week with Richard Branson. How he ended up raising money from Mark Cuban. How to hack your productivity. How to focus your marketing efforts. How to get your big dreams funded. How to build, scale and sell your technology company without giving away the control to investors and financial stakeholders. The 3 disempowering “pick me, pick me” mentality that plagues startup founders.. and what you can do to avoid it and fund your startup. Tune in each week and get Dan’s deep-in-the-trenches experience as a father, serial entrepreneur, and investor. Do you want to fund, start, scale and sell your business? That’s the only question that matters here. If the answer is “yes”, then hit the SUBSCRIBE button and let’s make it happen.
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Jul 6, 2020

Exclusive Download: High Octane Team Technique™ – Break Down Your Organization Structure by Function & Create An Environment of Results, Not Excuses - https://bit.ly/2VT7JDI

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When I was 24, I started my company Spheric.

It nearly killed me.

As an ambitious entrepreneur, I had to make it work and wouldn’t stop at anything. Before I knew it, I was pulling 100+ hour work weeks.

That’s 14 hours per day, 7 days per week.

(Sound familiar? Don’t lie… I bet you check in on your business on the weekend too.)

There is NO WAY I would ever recommend doing that again!

I overworked myself and nearly burned out. Finally, at 28, I sold the company and became very wealthy, able to afford some time off.

When I started my next company, Flowtown, with co-founder Ethan, I knew I had to do it differently. 

Rather than destroying myself, I focused my attention on something else:

Assembling a kick-ass team that could out-perform me.

The difference between these two companies was night and day. The growth of Flowtown was easy by comparison!

As a SaaS founder, I don’t believe you build your business… You build the team, and then that team builds the business with you. 

In this latest video, I’ll show you how and why you NEED to build a strong team for your SaaS.

Over the years I’ve collected a bunch of strategies that help me grow strong executive teams quickly. Here are my top 5 tips:

1. Buy Back Time
2. Follow The Workflow
3. Set The Roles
4. Revise Overtime
5. Make Hard Decisions (Someone has to do it)

A strong team means you will work less but get more done. 

It also means freeing up your time so you can work on the higher leverage stuff that you want to work on.

Whenever you hear of those power-founders that build massive companies quickly, one after the next, I guarantee their ‘secret sauce’ is the leadership teams they assemble.

It pays to get good at this.

Not next year… not next month.

Now.

Take a few minutes to watch through the video here and share your thoughts in a comment. Your future self will thank 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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