Steve Eakin

Steve Eakin

Founder of Startup Black Belt

Steve Eakin is the founder of Startup Black Belt, where he helps tech startups launch, grow and scale. Grab his Startup Series -- a free "mini-course" designed to help you successfully launch an app in record time.

3 Simple 'Boss Routines' Will Keep You Sane and Focused
Make More Happen

3 Simple 'Boss Routines' Will Keep You Sane and Focused

There are a few simple hacks that every successful exec uses to keep them sane, relaxed and focused.
No One Really Cares About Your Game-Changing App Idea
Marketing Bootcamp

No One Really Cares About Your Game-Changing App Idea

Unless you build something, you're all talk. Investors want a product, not an idea.
These 3 Million Dollar Apps Were Built By Non-Coders
Apps

These 3 Million Dollar Apps Were Built By Non-Coders

Coding takes time to master, so you may be better off to hire a freelancer to handle the heavy lifting.
Making Excuses Hurts Your Business More Than Taxes and Politicians
Entrepreneur Mindset

Making Excuses Hurts Your Business More Than Taxes and Politicians

The less you complain about what you can't change, the more focus you have for what you can do something about.
Failing Quickly Is the Secret to Succeeding Sooner
Success Strategies

Failing Quickly Is the Secret to Succeeding Sooner

How minimum viable product development puts you in the fast lane to success.
6 Steps To Hire the Best Developers In the World
Hiring Employees

6 Steps To Hire the Best Developers In the World

Follow these simple guidelines to finding the right engineer who can do everything you need.
Don't Be Afraid to Burn Bridges That Lead You Back to Nowhere
Quitting a Job

Don't Be Afraid to Burn Bridges That Lead You Back to Nowhere

If there is something holding you back or keeping you down, grab the matches and burn that bridge.
That 9-to-5 Job You Hate Isn't As Safe As You Think
Ready To Launch

That 9-to-5 Job You Hate Isn't As Safe As You Think

You won't regret spending your "free'' time growing your side project into a viable way to make a living.
What It's Really Like To Get Fired
Getting fired

What It's Really Like To Get Fired

How my rise to the top of the corporate world came down crashing and burning.
Excel by Learning the Secret to 'Power Reading'
Books

Excel by Learning the Secret to 'Power Reading'

You don't have to become a recluse to read tons of books.
6 Lessons Learned From Raising $2 Million
Startup Funding

6 Lessons Learned From Raising $2 Million

Fundraising is a full time job, and so is running your company. It's a lot to figure out.
The Real Goal of Time Management Is the 25-Hour Day
Productivity

The Real Goal of Time Management Is the 25-Hour Day

You need to start thinking outside that 24-hour box.
10 Insider Secrets From App Empires
Apps

10 Insider Secrets From App Empires

Building apps isn't intimidating when you learn from the best and use their blueprints to make your big idea a reality.