Dan Martell is an award-winning Canadian serial entrepreneur, and the founder of the recently acquired Clarity.fm, a venture-backed startup that makes it easy to connect with top business minds over the phone. In 2012, he was named Canada’s top angel investor, having completing over 33 investments with companies like Udemy, Intercom, and Unbounce.
Dan is back on the podcast giving us actionable steps on launching a startup from scratch. He shares why it’s easier to start a company today than ever before, how to determine your most important tasks as a CEO, and the common mistakes to avoid when launching your first startup.
In This Interview You’ll Learn:
2:08 - How Dan uses the seven pillars to measure his life, and orient his actions to get what he wants.
6:37 - How to focus on high-income tasks with the entrepreneur scorecard.
12:59 - Why the opportunity for anyone with a great idea to start a company is greater than ever.
18:46 - The truth about what it takes to become part of the one percent in America.
19:30 - Why you need a M.E.V.O (Minimum Economical Viable Offer), and not an M.V.P (Minimum Viable Product).
24:45 - How Dan went from 0 to 50,000 customers in 16 months by using content marketing.
32:32 - The most common mistakes new founders make.
Dan’s Blog - danmartell.com
Dan’s Previous Episode - thefoundation.com/podcast/episode12
Dan’s Course - IdeatoExitOnline.com