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Ask Marc: Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph on Staying Motivated, Morning Routines and Setting Priorities In this new installment of our 'Ask Marc!' video series, Marc Randolph offers inspiration and insights to new entrepreneurs.

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Looking for a good dose of inspiration and practical information to launch or grow your dream business? In this half-hour installment of Ask Marc!, Marc Randolph, co-founder and founding CEO of Netflix, answered audience questions live, covering a wide breadth of information and topics affecting all aspects of entrepreneurs' lives — from revenue to mental health. Check out the video, and be sure to listen to Randolph's That Will Never Work podcast for even more insights.

Related: Ask Marc: Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph on How to Woo Investors Even If You Have No Sales

Questions covered in this video:

  • What are your suggestions for managing your current job workload and starting a new business venture?
  • What do you do in the early days of a launch when you are not getting big results? How long should you be patient?
  • In your book That Will Never Work, you spoke about the time when your original team had to be retired. What inspired this, and how can a startup recognize that it's time for a new team?
  • What have you learned from your failures?
  • What's your morning routine?
  • What should an entrepreneur in the pre-seed phase of building a startup be focused on?
  • What are books, movies or podcasts you would recommend for future entrepreneurs?
  • How do you set priorities?

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In the meantime, check out Randolph's insightful book, That Will Never Work, and his podcast.

Marc Randolph

Entrepreneur Leadership Network® Contributor

Co-founder and first CEO of Netflix

Marc Randolph is a veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur, advisor and investor. As co-founder and founding CEO of Netflix, he laid much of the groundwork for the streaming service. He's the author of That Will Never Work and a podcast of the same name.

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