Problem Solvers Podcast

Business Name

This Entrepreneur Shares How to Name Your Company -- or Fix a Bad Name

The founder of PolicyGenius walks us through the rigorous process she went through to scrap a confusing name and create one that led to success.
Branding

How This Entrepreneur Turned a Lowbrow Product Into a Luxurious One

After setting aside his music career, Sean Dowdell wanted to start his own tattoo parlor, but he needed to find a way to make a traditionally lowbrow product appeal to a high-end, but still edgy, audience.
Problem Solvers Podcast

When His Business Model Didn't Work, This Entrepreneur Had to Change Things Up

After his early customers weren't paying their invoices, the founder of pizza app Slice began the long process of figuring out what (and how) people were willing to pay.
Problem Solvers Podcast

The Curse of the Problem Solver: You Can't Solve It All

Sometimes, you have to let some problems go unsolved.
Growth Strategies

How a Company Becomes a Thought Leader

The co-founder of Musicbed shares how his company became more than just a place for music licensing.
Acquisitions

They Were Acquired ... and Then the Buyer Went Bust

The apparel startup Richer Poorer thought it had found the perfect deal, but then everything went wrong.
Growth Strategies

How 3 Entrepreneurs Started on the Fast Track

From finding the right customers to creating an apparel brand in a few weeks, founders share their first-time challenges.
Finding Customers

How Do You Find Your First Customers?

The chairman of DocuSign explains how to turn a company's first customers into valuable ambassadors.
Profits

The Danger of Profitability: It Masks Deeper Problems

From the outside, Cogent Entertainment Marketing looked like a success. On the inside, major leadership problems were wreaking havoc on the company.
Pivots

The Founder Behind Furniture-Maker Poppin Explains Why the Company Needed to Transform Itself

After realizing it was selling to the wrong customer, the company had to change its brand voice, marketing, products and supply chain.
Communication Strategies

How Transparent Is Too Transparent?

After losing the company's most important client, a founder explains how he broke the bad news to his team -- and what happened next.
Decision Making

This Entrepreneur Said Yes Too Many Times. Then He Learned to Say No

The founder of Crown & Caliber needed help, and discovered that 'no' is the secret to success.
Problem Solvers Podcast

How to Win in a Ruthless Industry? Try Being Nice.

When an entrepreneur entered a vicious, grueling industry, she approached it differently than her competitors.
Finding Customers

The Founder of Tough Mudder Explains How the Company Expanded Its Loyal Fan base

The popular race company had a problem: It needed to change, without upsetting its loyal fans.
Partnerships

Why This Entrepreneur Broke Up With His Biggest Client

For Taktik Logistics Group to thrive, it would need to do what once seemed impossible.
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