Inter:views | Cracking The Entrepreneur Bottleneck

Inter:views | Cracking The Entrepreneur Bottleneck

100% of Entrepreneurs will eventually be the bottleneck in their business. Not just once, but several times! The hardest bit? Identifying you're being one. The easy bit? Getting out of it. And that's all about awareness. This podcast is dedicated to getting you unstuck as an entrepreneur. In each episode, I invite seasoned entrepreneurs to speak candidly about how they overcame being the bottleneck in their business. I don't just hype up their success. I ask the questions you want the answers to but wouldn't dare ask! By listening to these episodes, you'll discover what it means to be a bottleneck, how it manifests, and most importantly, how to get out of it. This isn't fluff. We dive deep, get under the hood, and learn what it really takes to blast through the bottlenecks and scale a business. Join me every week; subscribe now. How much of the bottleneck in your business are you? Take the Bottleneck Index scorecard to find out >


September 26, 2023 34 mins

Creating velocity in your business requires the bold step of relinquishing your grip on the daily operational grind. Letting go, delegatin...

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Building Your E-commerce Value Proposition is about recognizing successful retail's fundamental pillars. Whether in the physical or digital realm, having a good product, a great pric...

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As entrepreneurs, we often wear many hats and juggle roles we could delegate, inadvertently constraining our bus...

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As business owners, we possess great superpowers to help us build a successful business, but saboteurs can dilute them and hinder our progress.

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In the business world, the pursuit of growth is constant and is fueled by the desire to become ...

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In today's fast-paced world, it's all too common for business owners to become consumed by busy...

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Why does this podcast exist? 

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As a business owner and leader, building trust and rapport within your organization is crucial for culti...

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Hiring smart means going beyond candidates' qualifications and assessing if their character and values a...

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Imagine a world where you could focus solely on the core aspects of your business while all the non-essential tasks magically get done with precision and efficiency. A world where you could reclaim your time, energ...

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In today's rapidly evolving business landscape, entrepreneurship has become a catalyst for challenging l...

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There are many stressors in our path as entrepreneurs. Whether these are financial, relationships, physical, projects, work, or chemical, increasing our capacity to adapt to more stress with less cost is critical to our productivity and wellness. 

Unexpected things will always happen in our businesses, and in such situations, we need a fuel reserve to get ourselves to the next landmark, and when we don’t have it, we will get stress...

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Preparation, confidence, and belief in your ideation are essential when pitching your business to investors.

As a founder, you should know your business better than anyone else because they will scrutinize your faith in what you are doing. Start by clearly articulating your business idea, focusing on its unique value proposition and the problem it solves in the market. Be concise and confident in conveying your vision and mission a...

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Most entrepreneurs overlook the importance of sleep and fail to prioritize it, despite it being a fundamental aspect of life and existence. 


We have been conditioned to believe sleeping fewer hours is a virtue of honor. Yet, depriving ourselves of sleep negatively impacts our health and affects our employees and businesses. Sleep deprivation can lead to moodiness, heightened reactivity, impaired cognitiv...

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As a founder, having a well-thought-out strategy is paramount when raising capital for your business to ensure that you target appropriate investors for your business's stage and funding requirements. 

 It is also crucial to balance enough funding and your business needs. Asking for much money without considering the value investors bring to your business can make them flee or undermine your vision. 

 Venture capitalis...

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An exceptional episode with an exceptional guest! 


Expeditions have the power to ignite a profound mindset shift. They open up new possibilities, urging you to think beyond conventional boundaries and encouraging the birth of fresh and creative ideas. 


These ventures allow you to examine your own aspirations with honesty and find inspiration within them. Mark shares that as an entrepreneur...

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Many entrepreneurs get stuck in the day-to-day operations of their businesses and struggle to take their skills to the next level. The reason? They have become the bottleneck in their businesses. 

 Growing your company and scaling yourself out starts with hiring people and delegating to allow more time for strategy and identifying opportunities in your way. Initially, you must handle most of the work and leverage your ...

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When building something that aligns with your passion, work can feel more like a joyful experience rather than chores. However, as a business owner and founder, to ensure that your company continues to thrive, you must take care of yourself, visualize your success, and bring the right people to help you carry your vision forward. 

Getting the right people in your team is crucial to your success and scalabi...

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Zeal stands for great energy or enthusiasm in pursuing a cause or an objective.

And entrepreneurs must display great energy and enthusiasm at all times if they want to succeed!

In this final episode of The Entrepreneur Alphabet, I discuss ways zeal can support you in your entrepreneurial journey, and I share 6 practical tips to cultivate zeal. 



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Entrepreneurship is about recognizing opportunities and taking risks to solve problems. It all begins by researching customer needs and creating solutions that fill existing gaps in their industry to give them a competitive edge. 

With the right strategy, entrepreneurs can develop new products or services that customers need and make money in return. 

Join this conversation and learn how Stefa...

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