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The Daily Bolster is Back!

September 21, 2023

We’re almost a week into Season 2 of The Daily Bolster, and we’re thrilled to be back!

If you haven’t been keeping up, not to worry. Today, we’re sharing a few of our favorite moments from this week’s episodes.

Not familiar with The Daily Bolster? It’s a quick-hitting podcast for startup leaders scaling their businesses. Every day, Matt Blumberg hosts experienced operators and industry experts to discuss professional development, venture capital, startup strategy, and tips and tricks for executive growth. It’s the actionable insight you need to scale—in under 10 minutes.

Making & Delegating Decisions With Bob Blumberg

Our first guest of Season Two was none other than Bob Blumberg, who—in addition to being Matt’s dad—is a retired tech founder and seasoned CEO. In this episode, Bob shared management wisdom in the form of his matrix for decision-making and delegation. His unique approach nurtures growth and empowers managers to make the right calls (and to know when collaboration is key).

Building Community In A Remote-First World With Bethany Crystal

Remote work offers valuable opportunities and flexibility, but it also requires us to work harder than ever to create meaningful connections and combat loneliness. As a fractional executive, Bethany Crystal has a unique perspective on network-building and remote work.

Bethany shared valuable insights on fostering peer groups, expanding networks, and leveraging in-person offsites to enhance cohesion and strategic planning. Tune in to explore the ever-evolving landscape of remote-first work environments, where building community and nurturing a strong company culture is paramount.

Channeling Your Passion Into Your Work With Linda Findley

In this episode, Linda Findley, CEO of Blue Apron, talks about harnessing your passion for your business. Passion can enhance engagement, foster better product development, and create a positive feedback loop. It can help drive success, but it’s important to maintain a hold on objectivity, too.

Linda shared her playbook for infusing passion into your leadership approach and using it as an impactful tool.

Managing Effective Boards As A CEO With Mahendra Ramsinghani

Get ready for some game-changing advice! Mahendra Ramsinghani shared his top three tips for CEOs who want to take their board management skills to the next level.

Mahendra Ramsinghani is a seed-stage VC Secure Octane and the author of The Business of Venture Capital and The Resilient Founder. He also co-authored Startup Boards alongside Matt Blumberg and Brad Feld.

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