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Sep 26, 2016

Kurt Theobald Interview

Episode Summary

Kurt Theobald is the CEO of Classy Llama, a full-service ecommerce agency. He has failed countless times, but has always gotten back up to try again. Failure doesn't define you and the journey to entrepreneurship is often a journey of self-discovery as well. Kurt discusses company culture, the importance of people, and so much more on this episode!

What Was Covered

  • 04:00 - What has Kurt learned from his failures?
  • 05:05 - What is a cool thing vs. an uncool thing when it comes to finding your business niche?
  • 07:45 - What makes Classy Llama so successful?
  • 09:45 - Failure doesn't define you.
  • 11:30 - You don't have to know everything, you just have to be willing to learn and let others teach you.
  • 13:45 - You have to figure out how to be happy during your journey as a struggling entrepreneur.
  • 15:15 - What does Kurt mean by 'soft skills'?
  • 16:45 - You need to set expectations early on for your team.
  • 17:40 - What makes Classy Llama's culture so unique?
  • 21:20 - Kurt loves working with millennials because they thrive on authenticity and being independent.
  • 27:40 - Who are Nucleus and Classy Llama's ideal clients?
  • 29:10 - Kurt recommends two books: Good to Great and Finding Truth At the Bottom.

 

Tweetables

Failure to plan is planning to fail.
Success happens when it's ready, you just gotta keep moving.
Be careful who you take wisdom and money from.
Become a vessel of success.

 

Links Mentioned

J Robinett Enterprises
John Livesay Funding Strategist
Classy Llama Website
Nucleus Commerce Website
@kurttheobaldon on Twitter
Kurt Theobald on Linkedin
Finding Truth At the Bottom by Kurt Theobald
Good to Great by Jim Collins

Crack The Funding Code!

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