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#305 – Dean Guida, CEO Infragistics – on business resilience A story about a software business that has been gaining strength for over 3 decades.

We explore an inspiring journey of resilience of running a successful software business for +34 years. Dean talks about his near failures and shares the big lessons he learned to come out stronger, again and again. He digs into the fundamentals to build a resilient software business and how he’s incorporating that into the day-to-day work, ...

🔆 Pipeline resilience

Creating resilience in a SaaS business is essential. We all know. 
But resilience isn’t one thing that stands on its own. 
It comes in many forms and shapes. 
It requires building specific muscles.
 
Therefore, we dove into the art of Pipeline Resilience in yesterday’s SaaS CEO Mastermind. ...

🔆 What your resilience score?

While writing my 2nd book (themed “Remarkable Resilience”), I uncovered that the most resilient SaaS organizations are building resilience as a muscle.
Conversations I have had so far revealed that you can grow this muscle by exercising it on three levels:
  • Sensing strength (ability to see patterns/changes), 
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🔆 Short-termism in business software: A resilience killer

I see many high-potential business software companies in my work; however, many don’t create the momentum they aspire to because they can’t prevent short-termism from taking control.
Sometimes it happens silently because they are slowly losing their edge.
Sometimes it happens like a thunder stroke from a clear sky because of an ownership change that infuses different objectives. ...

🔆 Greater resilience in tough times

How do you set your SaaS business up for greater resilience in tough times?
Earlier this week, Interbrand published its annual Best Global Brands report for 2022. The summary:
👉This year, against a backdrop of increased economic uncertainty, the cumulative value of the world’s 100 Best Global Brands surpasses $3 trillion for the first time—up 16% year on year; ...

#229 – Justin Beals, CEO Strike Graph – on creating both value and resilience A story about creating a SaaS business that thrives no matter what happens with the economy  

We explore what’s broken in the security audit services market. Justin shares his lessons learned how he found a sizeable market that Strike Graph can dominate by developing a product that creates a shift in value by aiming to be different, not just better. 
His story about articulating what business he’s really in and how he measures progress is a textbook example of how to create a company that’s resilient no matter what crisis it’ll find on its path.  ...

#220 – Shay David, CEO of  Retrain.AI – on Product Market Fit resilience How to create a product that provides a direct line to value for the relevant market. 

We explore what’s broken in the Talent Development market and why the best strategy for managing HR & talent management today sadly is: “We’ll do tomorrow what we did yesterday.” Shay share’s his vision of how to solve the global talent problem at the core. He also shares his secrets on how to create a sustainable advantage and what needs to be in place to shape a software business that people not only start talking about but keep talking about.  ...

🔆 The new game: Traction Resilience

You started your SaaS businesses…
The goal: Create change that will be noticed…
You spotted this massive problem that was screaming to be solved…
and decided to take that challenge.
But as much as the good intentions drive the start…
sooner rather than later, problems arise… Traction problems. ...

#201 – Jonas Vossler, CEO of Flow Lab on segmentation, resilience and the art of communication “If I want to be remarkable, I have to be a pioneer.”

We explore why with all the technology around it’s still so hard to be productive and deliver peak performance in our work. We also discuss the journey Jonas has been on to solve this massive problem. He shares examples about the strategic decisions he had to take, the challenges he’s faced in gaining traction in the market, ...