The Pivot Is Overrated and Other Advice From Freshbooks Founder
December 9, 2013
FreshBooks’ Co-founder and CEO, Mike McDerment, recently spoke to a room of entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs at the SociaLight 2013 Conference and we managed to grab a camera and capture it on video. During his talk, Mike shared some highlights of his own entrepreneurship journey and in turn, we’d like to share with you.
Part 1: Humble beginnings
In this first instalment of three, Mike sets the stage and talks about FreshBooks’ humble beginnings.
Part 2: The importance of staying focused
Mike learned many lessons on his entrepreneurship journey and one of the most critical ones was maintaining focus. Why is focus so critical in the early stages of a company?
Part 3: Get your ideas out of your head and onto paper
Aside from sheer willpower and determination, what’s one thing you can do to nourish focus while building your business? Mike, for one, is a big believer in lists.
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