Working for Wonka
is about Startups
If you work in a startup, you know what I’m talking about.
And if you work in a startup, you want to work in a startup, or you're ready to startup something of your own, this blog is for you.
Who Am I to Talk? Glad You Asked.
Consultant | Blogger | Public Speaker | Startup Addict
If you’ve ever started a business, or worked in a startup, then you know.
You know it's insanely stressful, yet crazy rewarding You know you'll accomplish more today than your
corporate counterparts will all month. (No offense corporate counterparts.) You know keeping up the pace is a feat of mental athleticism You know, a startup is like nothing else.
And just when you get a handle on it...you pivot
I’ve worked in startups in half a dozen industries and in three different countries. I’ve worked for startups that went bankrupt, startups that went public, and with more than one entrepreneur who went postal. I’ve worked with an entrepreneur who threw office furniture and in an office where the furniture was repossessed.
And that was just a typical Tuesday
Then it hit me; it was “Groundhogs Day.” The names had changed, but the supremely uncorporate environment, the chaos and challenges of each startup was eerily familiar. There were patterns Methods to the madness. Predictability in the seemingly unique
So now I write about startups and speak about startups. But mostly, I work with startups I can’t help it; I’m addicted.
I work with startups in the early stages of business development where the good stuff happens. Helping with business strategy, branding, product development, consumer messaging, sales strategy, social media and public relations. (And of course, investor relations. Yeah, a lot of investor relations.)
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