Why Entrepreneurs Fail...And What You Can Do About It With Sean Sheppard



Today in The Prosperity Perspective, join Liam Leonard and his guest Sean Sheppard to discuss the different elements and areas of a business that determine its make or break. As someone who hates worrying about money, Sean also explains why it's crucial to have someone that understands your business and has worked with others like you to show what best practices look like. In this episode, Sean shares his discipline, approach, and mindset to reinvesting and scaling—as an entrepreneur who's gone through a number of successful business exits—that others can totally model from.



3 Key Takeaways:

  1. Three strategies around product/services, customers, and where to invest

  2. Why you need a money person in your life

  3. The evaluation of value and the value of saying "no."


About Sean Sheppard:

Sean is the Managing Partner at U+, the world's leading corporate venture builder. He is a globally recognized thought leader with over 20 years of experience bringing new products to market, including a five-time sales founder with three exits.


In addition to helping hundreds of startups find product-market fit and predictable revenue models, Sean helps global multinationals to identify new applications for their existing technology portfolio, bring new products to market with profitable business models, and organize and train self-managing early product-stage sales and marketing teams.


Sean was named as one of the Top Sales Influencers You Should Be Following On Social Media. Sean is an active mentor, advisor, and guest lecturer at global startup accelerators, innovation conferences, and colleges and universities, including NASDAQ, 500 Startups, Y Combinator, Galvanize, Alchemist, GSVLabs, London Business School, and the Owen School of Business at Vanderbilt University.


He's now committed to working with countries, companies, entrepreneurs, and those who want to work with them to build startup ecosystems to find product-market fit and develop the next generation of leaders for the innovation economy.



Connect With Sean:

Website: https://u.plus/

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/seansheppard/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/seanasheppard

Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/seanasheppard/

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