21 Feb When Unexpected Outcomes Force A Successful Startup to Shift and Change in Order to Survive with Savitude’s Camilla Olson
Meet this week’s guest, Camilla Olson, Founder of Savitude.
What you’ll learn
How could a successful pilot program with a national retailer that lasted for 18 months result in, well, nothing? It’s not what you’d expect from a startup that seemingly made all the right moves. You’ll hear why things that work sometimes don’t work out. Plus, what Camilla chose to do about it to push her business into the next phase.
How you’ll be inspired
Have you heard quotes and hyperbole about all that’s beautiful and alive in this world coming forth from darkness? Listen to Camilla’s story to hear how a troubled childhood helped this startup entrepreneur (and one of the very earliest female venture capitalists) hone her problem solving skills as a coping mechanism. It’s poignant, and it will make you think.
What you’ll tell your friends
Girl, get a dog. Every entrepreneur should get one, says Camilla. Entrepreneurship can get lonely and demanding, and Camilla says the best way for her to be able to cope with all the baggage she has to carry as a founder is to be able come home to the unconditional love of a furry four-pawed friend. Find out more about how Camilla’s rescue dog helps her in her business on this week’s episode.
Resource(s) of the week
Camilla has 3 tools she’s excited to share: Asana, to get stuff done; Slidebean, for some sick presentations; and The Sales Enablement Playbook by Corey Bray, the best sales book Camilla says she’s read.
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