What the NBA Star Can Teach You About Startup Success
Written by spaced
17 May, 2022
This week we spoke to Fryderyk Szydlowski, founder of Embargo.
In this episode, you will hear the rollercoaster journey that is Fryderyk’s startup story; from losing investment due to Brexit to the pandemic destroying his customer base.
Fryderyk shares tips and tricks on overcoming uncontrollable obstacles and how a founder can pick themselves up when everything is falling apart.
Additionally, he shares how being a former Pro Basketball player taught him about resilience and coping with failure. If you’re looking for tips on keeping a positive mindset when everything is going wrong, you’re in the right place!
1:00 Fryderyk's athletic background
7:30 How the athlete lifestyle is similar to a founder
9:15 You're Idols became your rivals
14:30 Where founders should be spending their time
17:30 How you have survived threw 2 economic downsides
25:00 How founders can help their employees when things are going bad
29:00 What is your startup hack
33:00 Startup Sinbin
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