Category: Management

Reagan Pollack - George Bernard Shaw - Entrepreneur - ReaganPollack.com

Find your Entrepreneurial ‘Why (not)’​

What truly sets an Entrepreneur apart? Her ability to imagine what could be, and more importantly, her unwavering drive to bring forth a new reality to ameliorate the world. This quote by George Bernard Shaw inspired me to become an #entrepreneur when I was 19 years old. Sometimes all it takes in life is one phrase, one …

Time Management - Reagan Pollack

The Secret to Startup Time Management

Knowing what to work on when, is at the crux of successful startups. Well, no one ever told me that starting a business can be broken down into 3 key areas. It seemed like it was all happening at once, in a giant hairball of a process, and it was virtually impossible to figure out …

How Much Is your Stock Worth - Startup Tip of the Day - Reagan Pollack

How Much Is Your Stock Really Worth?

Startup Tip of the Day   One of the most confusing areas for first time founders is managing the capitalization table, often referred to as the “cap table”.   The cap table outlines all equity owners, the percentage of ownership of stock, debt or convertible debt (debt that turns into equity at a given date …

How to Find Your Passion - Reagan Pollack

How to Find Your Passion (the easy way)

Can’t find your passion? Don’t worry.   My Father used to tell me, “Do what you love in life, and the money will follow.” There’s some truth in that.   For me however, I discovered a passion for the entrepreneurial journey, not just the product I was selling, the industry I was serving, or the …

Why Failure is good for Startup Founders. - Reagan Pollack

Why You Need to Fail

Failure is not a final destination (unless you choose it to be) — failure is an endless journey that moves us continually, and uncomfortably forward, not backwards. Every entrepreneur with a failure under his/her belt has at least a half dozen excuses for why the dream just never materialized. Shoulda, coulda, woulda…dissolved. Failure is a …

How to stop overthinking your startup - Reagan Pollack - Entrepreneur

Why Overthinking Kills Your Startup

Startup Tip of the Day:   For most first time entrepreneurs, it’s fairly common that 98% of them spend months and months (sometimes years even) marinating on their “big” idea, but fail to get it going.   How come?   They write the 50 page business plan.   They build the 5 year proforma statements …

How to Focus on What Matters Most in Your Startup

Here’s your Startup Tip of the Day:   It’s easy to be excited when you’re in the trenches of a new startup. The fresh office paint, the new sign hanging outside of your office door, the stack of printed résumés seeking a slice of the dream and an option at equity, and the creation of …

KPIs - Startups - VC - Reagan Pollack

What KPIs Really Matter for Growth

Here’s your Startup Tip of the Day Happy Wednesday Founders! In traditional corporate finance, you typically learn the 3 most important financial statements: Profit & Loss (P&L) (or Income Statement) Balance Sheet  Statement of Cash Flow A Profit and Loss (P&L or Income Statement) will indicate the overall income, cost of goods sold, gross profit, …

Startup Tip of the Day - Creating an Innovative Corporate Culture - Reagan Pollack

How to Build Innovation into Every Aspect of Your Company

Happy Thursday Founders 🙌🏽 ✍🏽Here’s your Startup Tip of the Day: Innovation should never be a siloed appendage; it must be a systemic attribute. What the f*ck does that mean? 👀 Founders and managers, listen up.🤫 💡If you don’t breed entrepreneurial thought & action into every area of your company – from the warehouse packaging …

How to increase your company's revenue or sales - Reagan Pollack

The 5 Fastest Ways to Increase your Sales

Happy Tuesday Founders! 👇Here’s your Startup Tip of the Day: I speak to a lot of founders who have already launched, and are trying to scale as fast as possible but in a profitable way. One of their main challenges is how to increase their sales without sacrificing profitability. So here’s what I show them: …